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Putin Warns Against Further Actions Violating U.N. Charter

Further actions violating the U.N. charter such as the recent U.S.-led strikes on Syria will result in chaos in international relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Ruhani over phone on Sunday. The two leaders condemned Saturday’s airstrikes by the United States and its allies on Syria and agreed that it would […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 16th, 2018

Malacañang warns House: Filipinos may reject your draft charter

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang asked the House of Representatives to be more "open" to concerns from sectors about its  draft constitution , saying ignoring them might lead to a rejection of the proposed charter. One such voice that has been critical of the House's draft, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Putin defends lawful seizure of Ukrainian ships

MOSCOW, Russia – President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russian forces were in the right to seize 3 Ukrainian ships last weekend, but President Donald Trump expressed "deep concern" at Moscow's actions against a US ally. In his first extensive remarks since the confrontation at sea on Sunday, November 25, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi

President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his planned sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships last weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

CHR head: Rights violators’ day of reckoning coming

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chair Chito Gascon lambasted world leaders, including President Rodrigo Duterte, for undermining human rights through their "hurtful" words. "Words matter," Gascon said at Monday's launch of the Philippine Human Rights Festival 2018. He said leaders who attacked human rights through their pronouncements wrongly influenced the youth who "imbibe" such disregard for the rights of others. But the day of reckoning for such leaders, like US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin, would certainly come, Gascon said. "Those who speak harmful words and take actions that undermine human dignity and violate the Constitution and the Unive...Keep on reading: CHR head: Rights violators’ day of reckoning coming.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

US warns Russia ‘outlaw’ actions in Ukraine jeopardize ties

UNITED NATIONS, United States -- The United States on Monday warned Russia that "outlaw actions" like the seizure of Ukrainian ships in the Sea of Azov are preventing normal relations from developing between Washington and Moscow. US Ambassador Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council that "the United States would welcome a normal relationship with Russia. But outlaw actions like this one continue to make that impossible." Tensions have flared after the Russian navy on Sunday boarded and seized three Ukrainian ships off the coast of Crimea, accusing Ukraine of illegally entering Russian waters in the Sea of Azov. The confrontation at sea raised fears ...Keep on reading: US warns Russia ‘outlaw’ actions in Ukraine jeopardize ties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Putin warns of a new ‘arms race’ with America

MOSCOW, Russia -- President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday of a new arms race if America pulls out of weapons treaties, and said Russia would respond "in kind" to any new US missiles placed on European soil. At the weekend, US President Donald Trump sparked concerns globally when he said he would ditch a key Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact, the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). Speaking after hosting Trump's national security advisor John Bolton on Tuesday, Putin warned that abandoning the treaty, and failure to extend another key arms control agreement known as the New START, would unleash a new arms race and put Europe in danger. Putin sai...Keep on reading: Putin warns of a new ‘arms race’ with America.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Duterte on gun ban, Ompong, Barangay to Broadway | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte warns politicians against violating election gun ban. The number of people killed during Typhoon Ompong, international name Mangkhut, rises to 74 Tuesday, September 18. Senator Sonny Trillanes says the libel case filed by former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte is clearly meant to harass him . The death toll ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Duterte warns politicians vs violating election gun ban

MANILA, Philippines – If politicians or their bodyguards who insist on carrying guns during the election season get shot, President Rodrigo Duterte said he would be ready to take responsibility for their deaths. This was his way of warning them from flouting the gun ban for the upcoming 2019 midterm ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

BSP warns currency speculators, re-actives CRRP

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan, Reporter THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday warned currency speculators, saying it will “take all actions necessary to deal with speculative activity by market participants,” as the peso hit its lowest level against the US dollar in more than 12 years. At the same time, BSP Governor Nestor… link: BSP warns currency speculators, re-actives CRRP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

BSP warns currency speculators, re-actives CRRP

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday warned currency speculators, saying it will “take all actions necessary to deal with speculative activity by market participants,” as the peso hit its lowest level against the US dollar in more than 12 years. The post BSP warns currency speculators, re-actives CRRP appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Draft federal charter irrepealable, ex-Bayan Muna solon warns

The proposed federal government Constitution drafted by President Rodrigo Duterte's consultative committee is "irrepealable," a former militant lawmaker warned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Obama warns of strange and uncertain times in Mandela tribute

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa  – Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday, July 17, used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of "strange and uncertain times," a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin over interference in US elections . Delivering a speech in Johannesburg marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth, Obama ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Drilon warns House: Don’t rush to amend Constitution

Sen. Franklin Drilon warned on Sunday members of the House of Representatives against rushing to amend the Constitution, a more complex process than passing other laws, just to fulfill the Duterte administration's plan to put a federal system of government in place. "Amending our charter is not like passing an ordinary legislation. It is much harder than that. It requires comprehensive studies and deliberations," Drilon said in a statement. "There are a lot of imponderables and implications that can affect our people of today and of the generations to come." "Congress should not be rushed into amending the Constitution to pave the way for federalism," he added. "Let the committ...Keep on reading: Drilon warns House: Don’t rush to amend Constitution.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Sereno warns against charter change

Sereno warns against charter change.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Solon warns on half-baked Charter change

A STAUNCH advocate of Charter change (Cha-cha) warned yesterday that the proposed amendments to the Constitution will be half-baked should Congress rush the holding of the plebiscite by early next year. Deputy Speaker and Capiz Rep. Fredenil “Fred” Castro, one of the main Cha-cha proponents, said the plebiscite for the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Palace says Fox must leave PH for violating missionary visa rules

        Australian nun Patricia Fox must leave the Philippines for violating the terms in her missionary visa, Malacaang said on Wednesday.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement after the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has ordered Australian nun Patricia Fox to leave the country after it forfeited her missionary visa for "her involvement in partisan politics."   Roque said Fox should face the consequences of her actions.   "Dumaan naman po ito sa proseso. Nagkakaroon po ng preliminary investigation kung dapat nga ba siyang i-subject to deportation proceedings. Nagkaroon ng ebidensiya na talagang sumali...Keep on reading: Palace says Fox must leave PH for violating missionary visa rules.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Duterte not targeted by Cardinal Tagle’s ‘arrogant kings’ homily – Panelo

  The Duterte administration does not feel alluded to by the warning of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle about arrogant "kings" who employed violence to assert their authority, Malacaang saidon Monday. READ: Tagle warns 'arrogant kings' "I'm sure he is referring to world leaders not from this country. I don't think this administration feels alluded to or the leaders in this administration," Chief Presidential Legal Salvador Panelo told reporters at the Palace.   "I think the actions of this administration speak for themselves," he added.   In his Palm Sunday homily, Tagle slammed what he described as "kings" who are boastful and vi...Keep on reading: Duterte not targeted by Cardinal Tagle’s ‘arrogant kings’ homily – Panelo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Political scientist warns: Changing constitutions is a classic strategy of dictators

As the 20-member Consultative Committee (Concom) appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte reviews the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for a federal form of government, an expert warns that Charter change has been used by leaders in the past to cling to power......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

Protesters march vs charter change on Edsa

Protests against a planned charter change (cha-cha) and a looming authoritarian regime marked this year's commemoration of the Edsa People Power Revolution that toppled the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.   More than 2,000 supporters of the "No to Cha-cha Coalition" led by the Movement Against Tyranny, rallied on Saturday at the People Power Monument on Edsa in Quezon City on the eve of the 32nd anniversary of the day when Marcos and his family were finally driven out of Malacaang and fled to Hawaii.   "It is imperative for us to mark the Edsa anniversary with actions that reject efforts to amend or revise the Constitution, to give the President dictator...Keep on reading: Protesters march vs charter change on Edsa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Davide warns against charter change; Puno pushes for federalism

TWO former chief justices on Wednesday, January 17, expressed contradicting opinions on moves to amend the 1987 Constitution. Hilario Davide Jr., who was also a member of the 1971 Constitutional Convention, warned against charter change, describing this as a “lethal experiment” and “a leap to hell.” He said there is no need to amend the… link: Davide warns against charter change; Puno pushes for federalism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018