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ICC on Duterte, Poe slams Roque, Malacanang on rice supply | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The International Criminal Court is moving on the complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte for thousands of killings during his bloody war on drugs.  Senator Grace Poe slams Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for saying the Philippines will someday thank China for its artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea.  ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerFeb 8th, 2018

Death squads, Gilas suspension, Tropical Storm Inday | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Bishop slams ' death squads ' in 2 overnight Caloocan murders. Duterte won't have any hand in bid to scrap 2019 polls – Roque. VIRAL: UST student tweets how she was physically abused. 10 Gilas players suspended , SBP fined for FIBA brawl. More rain seen as Tropical Storm Inday ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Malacanang on Benham Rise, Kuwait slams deployment ban, Manalo as OFW envoy | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says it does not recognize the Chinese names for undersea features in Benham Rise approved by an international organization.  Kuwait slams the Philippines' deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers in the Gulf nation.  President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Malacanang on Charter Change, Mayon Volcano eruption, Roque on Navy frigate deal | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says Congress must craft transitory provisions in the new Constitution that will ensure President Rodrigo Duterte steps down in 2022.   The Albay provincial government expands the the danger zone around Mayon Volcano to 9 kilometers.  Solicitor General Jose Calida asks the Court of Appeals to reverse ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

Malacanang on foreign trips, Grab fare increase, Trump slams book | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra says fired presidential appointees cannot say their foreign trips were approved by President Rodrigo Duterte.  Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Health Department will not file cases against officials who should be held accountable for the now-suspended dengue vaccination program.  Grab asks the Land Transportation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Duterte term extension, Pimentel slams Alvarez, Dismissal order vs Mabilog | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte does not want to extend his term beyond 2022.  Senate President Koko Pimentel slams Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after the latter criticized the Senate for being slow in passing bills.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte has not authorized any of his ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Sal Panelo, Filipino words in Oxford dictionary, nuisance candidates | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo will replace Harry Roque in formally speaking for President Rodrigo Duterte. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will gun for no less than the House Speakership if he wins as Taguig City representative. More Filipino words are now in the Oxford English ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

SWS survey on democracy, Harry Roque, Chris Evans | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: 84% of Filipinos satisfied with how democracy works – SWS. Duterte asks Roque to reconsider Senate run. DOJ's latest proof vs Trillanes: No minutes of all amnesty deliberations. Boracay beach vendors in limbo, seek help of Malay town officials. Chris Evans wraps up role as Captain America {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Senate blue ribbon committee eyes probe of ‘tara’ system in NFA

The Senate blue ribbon committee is inclined to investigate allegations of a "tara" (payola) system in the National Food Authority (NFA) and a supposed scheme to favor private traders as claimed by Sen. Risa Hontiveros, Sen. Richard Gordon said on Tuesday. Gordon, the committee chair, said the panel would "most probably" look into the allegations. Sen. Cynthia Villar, the Senate agriculture committee chair, said those accusing NFA Administrator Jason Aquino should file cases against him. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier agreed to let go of Aquino amid NFA rice supply problems, which pushed up prices of the staple. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque wants Aquino to be ...Keep on reading: Senate blue ribbon committee eyes probe of ‘tara’ system in NFA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Duterte’s medical tests, Spotify, Pia Wurtzbach | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte would not have disclosed he recently underwent colonoscopy and endoscopy if the results were 'serious.' Malacañang says former senators Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Juan Ponce Enrile cannot twist the history of Martial Law because court decisions as well as a law have been clear about it. Tiger ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Ompong, Duterte on Mendoza, Bert and Ernie | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The number of people killed during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, International name Mangkhut climbs to 81, Wednesday, September 19. President Rodrigo Duterte slams former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza for defending the agency against his threat to push its auditor in Ilocos Norte down the stairs. Budget Secretary Benjamin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Ompong, Sereno on Duterte, inflation | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Ompong, International name Mangkhut, enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility or PAR at 3 pm, Wednesday, September 12. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno slams President Rodrigo Duterte for – in her words – dragging the military into his political mess. Socioeconomic planning secretary Ernesto Pernia says President Rodrigo Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Insufficient water stunting agricultural growth – DA chief

Rice supply in the country is ample, beefed up by imports, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. But water supply is insufficient, impeding the growth of the agriculture sector, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said on Monday. Roque reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte's statement that there might be rice traders manipulating the supply by hoarding rice to create an artificial shortage. "The President has said we have ample supply. The problem is those taking advantage by hiding these supplies. The President promised that we will make an example out of them," Roque said. He pointed out that the government had authorized the importation of rice from other ...Keep on reading: Insufficient water stunting agricultural growth – DA chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Rice hoarders, Israeli lawmaker on Duterte, Robredo on rape | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says his department is offering a reward of up to P250,000 to individuals who will ‘report a hoarder.’ An Israeli lawmaker says his countrymen may just have to take an anti-nausea pill to get through Duterte's 4-day visit. Vice President Leni Robredo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Duterte on rape, Robredo hits back, Rachelle Ann meets Harry and Meghan | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Duterte explains rape cases in Davao: 'Many beautiful women.' Roque: Visayas, Mindanao 'more liberal' in defining what is offensive. Robredo to Duterte: Stop ranting, focus on helping suffering Filipinos. PH boxer Rogen Ladon advances to gold-medal round. Rachelle Ann Go meets Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Suarez remains minority leader, Duterte on Uson, Kris Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The House majority bloc retains Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader. President Duterte does not think much about the controversy sparked by the lewd federalism jingle posted by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson. Government rice imports in June fail to bring down rice prices. A ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

2019 senatorial elections, Typhoon Gardo, Prince Louis baptism | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Grace Poe retains solo lead in Pulse Asia survey on 2019 race. Opposition senators seek probe into Chinese plane landings , PTV's planned airing of Chinese shows . Duterte wants new constitution to bar him from reelection – Roque. Typhoon Gardo slightly weakens , but still set to enhance monsoon. Britain's Prince Louis to be christened in private ceremony. {source}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Tanauan mayor assassination, Emperor Akihito, LeBron joins Lakers | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler:  Malacañang vows punishment for Tanauan mayor Halili killers. PNP arrests 'mastermind' in killing of Fr Richmond Nilo . Roque claims Church leaders working with Left to oust Duterte. Japan emperor being treated for brain condition – palace. LeBron James signs with the Los Angeles Lakers. Executive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Bro. Eddie hits Duterte, Morales on Batacan, border families update | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Jesus Is Lord Church founder Brother Eddie Villanueva says President Rodrigo Duterte violated the Constitution by calling God stupid. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales slams defense lawyer Edna Batacan . A US judge issues an order that reunites immigrant families separated at the Mexico border. New York’s incumbent 14th district congressman Joe Crowley was ousted by 28-year-old far-left political novice Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez . A study shows Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering ‘invasive’ and limited default ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Duterte-church dialogue, minor tambays, MacBook free repairs | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte  forms a 3-member committee to dialogue with the Catholic Church .  Human Rights Watch or HRW  slams the anti-tambay campaign  as another effort to target poor Filipinos. President Rodrigo Duterte says ‘tambays’ or loiterers below 18 years old  should be taken into police custody for their own protection. Myanmar's military says it ‘purged’ Major General Maung Maung Soe , the former head of the western command in Rakhine. Apple acknowledges the problem with its keyboards ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

PH-China, SC justice applicants, Passport slots | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: Drilon urges Duterte to review 'appeasement policy' towards China . Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said he doesn't care if Filipino fishermen are allowed to fish Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal out of China's  "goodwill,"  as what matters is that they now have access to the shoal's resources. What are the elements of freedom of expression? This was the question asked ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018