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Pres. Duterte had more votes than reported

By now, we ought to leave the issue of the ouster of Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno behind and move forward to focus on more important matters of the state......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

Pres. Duterte says Davao has most number of rape cases due to their beautiful women

During his speech at the celebration of Mandaue City's charter day,Pres.Rodrigo Duterte made yet another scathing jest: attributing the high number of rape cases in his hometown, Davao City, to the locals' beauty. "Basta daghang guwapa, daghangrape (Several beautiful women, therefore several rape cases)," he reportedly said. Davao City ranked first among major cities in the country with the highest number of reported rape cases at 42, followed by Quezon City with 41, Manila, 32, Cagayan De Oro City, 24, and Zamboanga City, 21, according to data released by PNP. Davao City police chief Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum confirmed this report, adding that recorded rape case...Keep on reading: Pres. Duterte says Davao has most number of rape cases due to their beautiful women.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Duterte mulls extension of martial law

MANILA: A ranking Malacanang official on Thursday reported that President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte is considering the extension of martial law in Mindanao, saying it helped keep the terrori.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Duterte ought to do a Boracay in Manila Bay

The famous Isle of Boracay was closed on April 26, 2018 and it gave Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte great proof that he had the political will to effect change in this country when it is needed! Boracay is set to reopen on Oct. 26 and we hope that what needed to be fixed in Boracay would be fixed by now......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Military arrests ‘ouster plot’ Reds in Laguna

Five alleged communist rebels, including a peace talks consultant, believed to be involved in the plot to oust President Duterte were arrested at an Army checkpoint in Sta. Cruz, Laguna last Monday afternoon, the military reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

‘Red October gone but plot vs Duterte still on’

While the reported “Red October” plan has fizzled out, the communist destabilization plot against the Duterte government is still on, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Hontiveros: This is not a lottery, countries don t win seats on the UN Human Rights Council

October 15, 2018. Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros today condemned the Duterte government’s statement that the Philippines “won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC),” saying it is “grossly misleading and hypocritical.” It was reported that outgoing Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano… Source link link: Hontiveros: This is not a lottery, countries don't win seats on the UN Human Rights Council.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

President Duterte Returns from Successful ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived here early morning Friday reporting his fruitful participation in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Indonesia. In his arrival statement at the Davao International Airport, President Duterte reported that among the matters that he raised during the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering was the Philippines’ shared commitment […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

PH in UNHRC shows int’l ‘confidence’ on Duterte admin’s rights record

  The Philippines' election to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an indication of the international community's "confidence" on the "human rights record of the Duterte administration," Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Saturday. Cayetano hailed the country's selection to the UNHRC, an inter-governmental body tasked to promote and protect human rights around the world. The Philippines garnered 165 of the 192 votes to secure a seat in the rights body during the UN General Assembly last Friday. The Philippines is one of the 17 member-states, which would serve a term in the UNHRC from 2018 to 2020. In a statement, Cayetano thanked human rights a...Keep on reading: PH in UNHRC shows int’l ‘confidence’ on Duterte admin’s rights record.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

PH election to UNHRC ‘recognizes’ admin’s ‘respect’ for rights – Panelo

The Philippines' re-election to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) shows recognition that the Duterte administration "respects" human rights, according to newly-appointed presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo. The Philippines received 165 of the 192 votes from member-states to gain a seat in the council during the UN General Assembly last Friday, Oct. 12. The Philippines would serve its fourth term in the UNHRC from 2018 to 2020. "A vote of 165 out of the 192 votes cast by Member-States is a recognition that our government respects human rights and will not tolerate abuse by those in authority," Panelo said in a statement issued on Saturday. Panelo noted ...Keep on reading: PH election to UNHRC ‘recognizes’ admin’s ‘respect’ for rights – Panelo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Invitation to ‘White House’: Duterte need go to the US

BULUAN, Maguindanao --- If President Rodrigo Duterte won't go to the White House, the White House will go to the Philippines, or Maguindanao to be specific. Officials of the province have invited Mr. Duterte to inaugurate the provincial capitol designed to look exactly like the White House, official residence of the US president. President Duterte had repeatedly shunned going to the real White House, saying in public that visiting the United States would simply be a waste of his time. Palace officials, however, have reported that the President had been invited to visit the United States although no date had been set. But if the President won't go to the United States to s...Keep on reading: Invitation to ‘White House’: Duterte need go to the US.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%

    Some opposition lawmakers from the House of Representatives have warned that the inflation rate would continue to spike if the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte will not repeal the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.   The rate of increase in prices of basic commodities rose to 6.7 percent in September, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Friday.   READ:Inflation hits new over 9-year high of 6.7% in September on elevated food prices   "October's inflation rate may again increase due to the inflationary effect of the big time water rate hike as well as the continuous oil price hikes," Bayan Muna Rep...Keep on reading: Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Villar: Mayor Sara’s backing as good as presidential endorsement

The endorsement of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is as good as an endorsement from her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, which would mean securing votes across the country, Sen. Cynthia Villar said Thursday. Source link link: Villar: Mayor Sara’s backing as good as presidential endorsement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Pres. Duterte Attends 3rd IBD Clinical Forum in Cebu

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expressed his support to the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) in their call to raise awareness on the prevention of a major disease called Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). President Duterte was the guest of honor and speaker during APAGE’s 3rd IBD Clinical Forum held in this city on September 21. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Pres. Duterte attends 3rd IBD clinical forum in Cebu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Sept. 28 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expressed his support to the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) in their call to raise awareness on the prev.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Pres. Duterte attends 3rd IBD clinical forum in Cebu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Sept. 28 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expressed his support to the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) in their call to raise awareness on the prev.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Incorrigible critics twisted Pres. Duterte& apos;s remark on EJKs —Panelo - GMA News

Incorrigible critics twisted Pres. Duterte's remark on EJKs —Panelo - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

NBI probes Red October ‘plotters’

The National Bureau of Investigation has started its own probe on the reported “Red October” plot to oust President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

NBI probes Red October ‘plotters’

The National Bureau of Investigation has started its own probe on the reported “Red October” plot to oust President Duterte. Source link link: NBI probes Red October ‘plotters’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Lacson sees ‘no connection’ between oust Duterte plot, Trillanes jail try

Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said he saw “no connection” between the reported plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte and the apparent effort to jail Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, on the other hand, dismissed allegations that the political opposition was involved in the alleged destabilization plot against the President. The post Lacson sees ‘no connection’ between oust Duterte plot, Trillanes jail try appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Letters from Davao: Who are we rallying against? By Jun Ledesma

THE ORDER OF Pres. Rodrigo Duterte for Land Bank of the Philippines to revert back to its real mandate to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018