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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

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Davao Region’s security beefed up; ‘plain view doctrine’ no longer applicable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

Duterte asked Cesar Montano to quit, says DOT source - GMA News

Duterte asked Cesar Montano to quit, says DOT source - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News14 min. ago

Duterte wants return of & apos;militaristic training& apos; for police - Philippine Star

Duterte wants return of 'militaristic training' for police - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News14 min. ago

PRRD to Break Ground for PNP, AFP Housing Project in NegOcc

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead today’s ground breaking ceremony of a new housing project for the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. The housing village called Vista Alegre Homes in Barangay Dos Hermanas, will build an initial 1,000 duplex-type housing units which will sit […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

President Duterte Vows Support for Filipino Athletes

President Rodrigo Duterte assured his support for the Filipino young athletes as he led the opening ceremony of Philippine National Games 2018 here on Saturday, May 19. “I am honored to stand here to formally open the much anticipated Philippine National Games 2018. I am proud to say that the spirit of the Filipino athlete […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Duterte to wait for proposal on Negros federated region

LA CASTELLANA, Negros Occ. – President Rodrigo Duterte will wait for the final draft of the Constitutional Consultative Committee’s (ConCom) report before making any comments on the proposed Negrosanon Federated Region (NFR), Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said on May 21, 2018. Lacson said this was the topic discussed by President in a private dinner […] The post Duterte to wait for proposal on Negros federated region appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte accepts Montano s resignation

Duterte accepts Montano s resignation.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Senate asks Duterte to certify proposed BBL as urgent to meet June 2 deadline

MANILA, Philippines – With only 5 session days left, Senate leaders asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent. (READ:  BBL needs a push from Duterte to become law before SONA ) In a letter dated May 21, Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said the chamber seeks to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Will Malacañang look into Mark Tolentino s Mindanao railway allegations?

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte may have fired transportation assistant secretary Mark Tolentino, but will he or Malacañang still look into the former official's  claims that the Mindanao Railway project is being delayed to ensure it is funded through a foreign loan? Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque was asked ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Fr Mark Ventura s bishop hits unfounded rumors on his murder

MANILA, Philippines – Tuguegarao Archbishop Sergio Utleg criticized "unfounded rumors and malicious insinuations" about the murder of Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura. Utleg made the statement as President Rodrigo Duterte justified Ventura's murder by alleging that the priest had illicit affairs.  "Obviously, he had enemies. We ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Intramuros Administration explains non-use of P18M for brand campaign

MANILA, Philippines – The P18 million allocated for rebranding heritage site Intramuros was not used because of the 2016 election ban on spending and the lack of an Intramuros Administration (IA) head for the first 9 months of the Duterte presidency. This was the explanation given by IA Administrator Guiller Asido ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Senate under Sotto to have cordial working relationship with Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – Newly elected Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the chamber under him would have a “cordial” working relationship with Malacañang and with his friend, President Rodrigo Duterte. “It will definitely be cordial. There will be a working relationship. It’s just that we are not party mates,” Sotto ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte insists war only alternative to dealing with China

MANILA, Philippines – After criticism of his administration's "weak" response to Chinese bombers  landing  in South China Sea islands, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his belief that he has no other choice but to stay on China's good side as the only other option is to go to war. "I cannot afford ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte wants to revive militaristic training for PNP

MANILA, Philippines – One way to weed out corrupt cops is to bring back "militaristic" training to police forces, said President Rodrigo Duterte. On Tuesday, May 22, he said he is considering changing the way Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel are trained supposedly to ensure the integrity of the force......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Kitty Duterte, 2 presidential grandkids got Dengvaxia shots

MANILA, Philippines – No less than President Rodrigo Duterte's daughter and two of his grandchildren were among those Filipino children who received shots of the now controversial Dengvaxia vaccine, Rappler learned. Special Assistant to the President Bong Go told this to Rappler on Tuesday, May 22, the day a House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Senate asks Duterte to certify as urgent its proposed Bangsamoro bill

The Senate on Tuesday, May 22, asked President Rodrigo R. Duterte to certify the Senate bill on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as an urgent measure. The request was coursed through a letter dated May 21, which was signed by Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri. […] The post Senate asks Duterte to certify as urgent its proposed Bangsamoro bill appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Senate leaders ask Duterte to certify BBL as urgent

The leadership of the Senate have asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to expedite the passage of the measure which seeks to achieve lasting peace in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News6 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte admin opts to ‘set aside’ critical issues on maritime row, avoid upsetting China

Malacaang has maintained its position not to antagonize China, as it chose to set aside contentious issues over Manila's maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea.   "We will move on issues we can agree upon and set aside contentious issues for now," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing.   Roque's statement came as China lands bomber planes in the South China Sea and deployed missiles in Philippine-claimed reefs in the West Philippines Sea.   Roque said recent developments in the South China Sea should not come as a surprise.   "Ang perspektibo ng Malacaang ay wala pong bago dito, lahat po 'yan nangyari na,...Keep on reading: Duterte admin opts to ‘set aside’ critical issues on maritime row, avoid upsetting China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago