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Scalawags come under Duterte fire

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte berated policemen facing charges for illegal activities, warning he would have them “killed” should they refuse to reform.In an expletive-filled outburst Tuesday in front of erring police officers, Duterte wondered why erring cops entered the Philippine National Police as he noted that the organization should only be….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalAug 8th, 2018

Scalawags come under Duterte fire

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte berated policemen facing charges for illegal activities, warning he would have them “killed” should they refuse to reform.In an expletive-filled outburst Tuesday in front of erring police officers, Duterte wondered why erring cops entered the Philippine National Police as he noted that the organization should only be….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Duterte says he’s firing 2 more Cabinet members

CEBU CITY --- President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he would fire two more members of the Cabinet. In a speech during the opening ceremonies of the Philippine National Games 2018 at the Cebu City Sports Center, the President said he was fed up with officials he appointed who only turned out to be scalawags. But he didn't give any details or even drop hints on their identities. In a press briefing on May 15, presidential presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the President advised Assistant Secretaries Moslemen Macarambon Sr. of the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Tingagun Umpa of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to tender their resignati...Keep on reading: Duterte says he’s firing 2 more Cabinet members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Palace orders Cabinet: Streamline way to resolve land conversion cases

    MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his Cabinet to streamline the resolution of land conversion cases and fast-track procedures to curb corruption, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said. "The President wants to get rid of corruption in land conversion cases, and he understands how delays in processing can be equated with corruption. This is why we have been tasked to improve the current systems so that delays can be avoided," Nograles said in a statement on Wednesday. Duterte issued the order after announcing that he will fire two Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials over an "application" that has been delayed for years. R...Keep on reading: Palace orders Cabinet: Streamline way to resolve land conversion cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Former journalist Jiggy Manicad under fire for saying ‘press freedom not under attack’

Former journalist Jiggy Manicad’s claim on press freedom being not under attack was crticized by some of his colleagues in the media industry. Manicad, a senatorial aspirant under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago slate of Sara Duterte, said in an interview that Rappler’s legal troubles are isolated and that the government has basis for investigating the […] The post Former journalist Jiggy Manicad under fire for saying ‘press freedom not under attack’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

Duterte to fire 2 agrarian reform officials

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warned he is about to fire two officials from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for sitting on an "application" for years. Duterte did not bare the names of the officials when he first spoke of his plan on Tuesday, January 29, while attending ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

Duterte hints on axing officials

President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Tuesday that he will fire two government officials over an “application” that has been delayed for years. Duterte made the statement during the groundbreaking of a hospital in Malabon, saying that he will ax two officials from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for grounds of corruption. “I will remove […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

Agrarian Reform execs next on Duterte’s chopping block

President Duterte will fire more corrupt government officials, this time from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Source link link: Agrarian Reform execs next on Duterte’s chopping block.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Agrarian Reform execs next on Duterte’s chopping block

President Duterte will fire more corrupt government officials, this time from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Duterte threatens to fire slow DAR officials

Duterte threatens to fire slow DAR officials.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

House wants Duterte to fire Diokno from DBM

House wants Duterte to fire Diokno from DBM Rappler The House of Representatives wants Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's appointment to be 'reconsidered' following lawmakers' corrupt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Why we can’t blame President Duterte for calling the Holy Trinity ‘silly’

President Duterte again stirred up the hornet's nest when he called the Catholic Church's belief in the Holy Trinity "silly," during a speech on Dec. 29, 2018, in Kidapawan, Cotabato, as reported in the Inquirer. "There is only one God," he was quoted as saying. "You cannot divide God into three. That's silly." Mr. Duterte also questioned the idea of hell. "Heaven is where people go after they die, but there is no hell. Why would God throw you to the fire, and how will you burn?" Actually, the controversy behind the Catholic Church's teaching on the Trinity, that is, the doctrine that there is only one God who exists separately in three persons, namely, God the Father, God the S...Keep on reading: Why we can’t blame President Duterte for calling the Holy Trinity ‘silly’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Philippines Duterte under fire after claiming attempted rape

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he "touched" his maid when he was a teenager, with women's rights groups accusing him of attempted rape and encourag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Philippines Duterte under fire for saying he touched maid - World News

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he "touched" his maid when he was a teenager, with womens rights groups accusing him of attempted rape and encouraging s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Philippines Duterte under fire for saying he touched maid - Channel NewsAsia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Philippines Duterte under fire for saying he touched maid | World | thenews.com.pk | Lahore

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Makabayan bloc joins calls to sack Diokno

The Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives joined other lawmakers in urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno over alleged anomalous insertions and allocations in the…READ The post Makabayan bloc joins calls to sack Diokno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Cabinet slams House ‘disrespect’ toward Benjamin Diokno

Cabinet secretaries defended yesterday embattled Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and slammed lawmakers for asking President Duterte to fire the budget chief for allegedly putting insertions in the 2019 national budget......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Sotto laughs off lame duck solons crying for Diokno’s resignation

      MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III on Friday brushed aside some members of the House of Representatives who were urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, saying their term would soon end.   "Kami sa mga Senado, 'wag nila ikagalit, with due respect, natatawa kami yung mga nagpapa-resign kay Diokno hanggang June 30 na lang e. Tapos pinapa-resign nila si DBM Secretary [Department of Budget and Management]," Sotto told radio station dzMM.   Sotto's reaction came after Minority Leader Danilo Suarez filed House Resolution No. 2365 which urged Duterte to "reconsider his appointment" o...Keep on reading: Sotto laughs off lame duck solons crying for Diokno’s resignation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

House seeks Dioknos ouster over P75-B pork; Duterte still trusts him - Palace Manila Bulletin News

The House of Representatives last night unanimously adopted a resolution urging President Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno over alleged executive pork insertions......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Senators shield Diokno from House attack

  Several senators have taken the cudgels for Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno after the House of Representatives urged President Duterte to fire him for inserting huge infrastructure funding in the proposed 2019 budget, allegedly without the President's knowledge.   Senate President Vicente Sotto III lauded Diokno's performance as the official in charge of crafting the administration's spending plan.   "Ben Diokno has been doing a good job and has never been known to indulge in any illegal actions as far as the government budget is concerned," Sotto said in a text message on Thursday.   Whether he should be dismissed would depend on his explanati...Keep on reading: Senators shield Diokno from House attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018