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Is Duterte a traitor or plain pragmatist?

Is President Rodrigo Duterte a traitor, a tuta (lapdog) of China, or simply a pragmatist trying to get the most of a delicate situation?.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

Joma’s incurable phantasmagoria

By Jun Ledesma I DO not know why Jose Ma. Sison still makes it to the front pages despite the fact that his statements proceed from plain hallucination. His recent declaration is that for the year 2019, the CPP/NPA main agenda is to oust Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. Funny and pathetic because since day one of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Bro. Eddie: Duterte’s ‘blasphemy’ could bring curses on himself and the country

Jesus Is Lord church founder Brother Eddie Villanueva said President Rodrigo Duterte's "stupid" remark against God is"blasphemy in the highest order" that could invite calamities from the heavens against the country. In an interview with ANC on Wednesday, Villanueva said,"To insult God, to us this is a kind of blasphemy in the highest order. We're afraid because the Bible is very clear. When you slander or curse God, you're inviting curses not only for yourself but the entire nation." "I was so sad when I saw it, and of course at first, I felt holy anger, because I cannot be a traitor to God. My loyalty to anyone ends when my loyalty to my God begins," Villanueva said. READ:Dute...Keep on reading: Bro. Eddie: Duterte’s ‘blasphemy’ could bring curses on himself and the country.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Too-soft Duterte called a traitor

Left-wing activists heckled Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and called him a traitor amid criticism of his handling of territorial disputes with China.A small but rowdy group of young proteste.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Duterte s first Independence Day speech met with protest

President Rodrigo Duterte’s first Independence Day speech was disrupted by a pocket of protesters branding him as traitor......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Duterte s China policy has public support?

Plain folk reeling from such problems as rising prices, unemployment and corruption may feel detached from foreign affairs, but President Rodrigo Duterte’s worrisome handling of relations with China may just affect his satisfaction rating in the next survey......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

No need to talk dirty like Duterte

While there is not much we can do to stop President Rodrigo Duterte from cursing and spouting obscenities in his speeches, we plain folk can hold back from i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Palace: Sison’s Duterte ‘puppet’ remark ‘highlights disconnect with own troops’

MALACANANG hit back at Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison whose “puppet” remarks against President Rodrigo Duterte served to “highlight his apparent disconnect&'8221; with his own troops on the ground. In a statement, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said the communist insurgents &'8220;seem to have deteriorated from ideologues to plain criminals and [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 29th, 2017

Davao Region’s security beefed up; ‘plain view doctrine’ no longer applicable

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – The security in the Davao Region has been tightened Wednesday after the declaration of martial law in Mindanao by President Rodrigo R. Duterte late Tuesday, shortly after the local terrorist Maute Group occupied downtown Marawi City. In a press conference Wednesday, Chief Supt. Manuel Gaerlan, Police Regional Office [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Bong Go: Nueva Ecija’s ‘adopted son’

Citing his work as former Special Assistant to the President (SAP), his role in bridging the concerns of the people to President Rodrigo Duterte and his continued support for Nueva Ecija, the Provincial Board of Nueva Ecija has declared aspiring senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go as Nueva Ecija’s adopted son and expressed their support in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Tread Carefully When Borrowing Money From China

With all the billion-peso projects in the planning stages by the Rodrigo Duterte administration, financed by Communist China, Filipinos might take a cue from the Maldives and warn President Duterte to slow down. That country was in the news recently because of the sad and tragic death of a newlywed Filipino couple who drowned as they honeymooned on one of their beaches ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

No 2019 budget, no new projects

No new projects can be awarded until Congress approves — and President Rodrigo Duterte subsequently inks into law — this year’s General Appropriations Act (GAA), the Budget department said on…READ The post No 2019 budget, no new projects appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

Duterte pays last respects to business tycoon Henry Sy Sr. – Manila Bulletin

Duterte pays last respects to business tycoon Henry Sy Sr.  Manila Bulletin President Duterte paid his last respects to Chinese-Filipino businessman Henry Sy Sr. during his visit to the latters wake late Sunday evening. Source link link: Duterte pays last respects to business tycoon Henry Sy Sr. – Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Duterte still behind push for federalism& mdash;Palace

Duterte still behind push for federalism& mdash;Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Duterte not giving up on federalism

President Duterte is not abandoning his bid to change the form of government from presidential to federal, although he is open to the possibility that only some economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution might be amended, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Duterte visits Henry Sy wake

President Duterte paid his respects to the late retail tycoon Henry Sy Sr. last Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

What lies ahead for the Philippines on Chinas Belt and Road Initiative? World

What lies ahead for the Philippines on China's Belt and Road Initiative? BusinessWorld Online By Camille A. Aguinaldo Reporter. PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte sought warmer ties with China at the o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Duterte pays respects to Henry Sy Sr. 

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday night paid his respects to the late retail tycoon Henry Sy Sr.,  the country’s wealthiest man, who passed away in his sleep on Saturday. Duterte, accompanied…READ The post Duterte pays respects to Henry Sy Sr.  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Duterte push for BOL to widen conflict in Mindanao - Sison | Inquirer News

LUCENA CITY --- Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte was setting the stage for a bigger conflict in Mindanao by vigorously campai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News20 hr. 37 min. ago

De Lima to Duterte: ‘Stop bringing violence and terror’ to Filipinos

  MANILA, Philippines -- Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Monday dared President Rodrigo Duterte "to stop bringing violence and terror" as an international human rights group reported a "deepened" human rights crisis in the country due to continuing drug war.   In its 2019 World Report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) recently revealed that human rights crisis in the country "deepened" in 2018 as the bloody war on drugs continued under the Duterte administration.   READ:Human rights crisis in Philippines intensified amid drug war -- HRW   "I challenge Mr. Duterte to stop bringing violence and terror to the populace because his drug war -- which is...Keep on reading: De Lima to Duterte: ‘Stop bringing violence and terror’ to Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite

LUCENA CITY---Despite the strong opposition against the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), top communist rebel Jose Maria Sison conceded that the proposed statute would still be ratified in the plebiscite due to President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged coercive influence. "It is highly probable that the Yes vote will win in the plebiscite on BOL because of the advantageous position of Duterte due to the suasive force and effect of martial law, control of the Comelec and putting the PNP (Philippine National Police) in charge of voting in so-called trouble spots," Sison, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder, said in a statement from Utrecht in the Netherlands Monday. He claimed...Keep on reading: Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019