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Sereno won t reply to Duterte s name-calling

Sereno won t reply to Duterte s name-calling.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 14th, 2018

Robredo: Trillanes amnesty issue weakened Duterte presidency

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo said the controversy surrounding Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty showed the "sloppy work" of the government and "weakened" the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte.  This was the Vice President's reply when asked to assess the way the Duterte administration has been responding ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Duterte has put military in a predicament — Sereno

  President Rodrigo Duterte created a dangerous precedent and put the military in a predicament when he voided the amnesty given to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV as a military rebel years ago, as his move opened to invalidation the amnesty grants to many active soldiers, former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said on Wednesday.   One of those amnestied soldiers is Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Sereno said.   Sen. Gregorio Honasan, chair of the Senate committee on national defense and security, could also lose his amnesty, she said.   Both Galvez and Honasan were granted amnesty for their roles i...Keep on reading: Duterte has put military in a predicament — Sereno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Sereno hits Duterte: AFP benefits come from taxpayers, not you

MANILA, Philippines – Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday, September 12, lectured President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter made it appear that he was the source and reason for the soldiers’ pay and benefits hike. Duterte on Tuesday reminded soldiers that he had given a lot to the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Ompong, Sereno on Duterte, inflation | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Ompong, International name Mangkhut, enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility or PAR at 3 pm, Wednesday, September 12. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno slams President Rodrigo Duterte for – in her words – dragging the military into his political mess. Socioeconomic planning secretary Ernesto Pernia says President Rodrigo Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

No ouster move, say Trillanes, ‘plotters’

President Rodrigo Duterte's critics on Sunday scoffed at his claim of a plot to overthrow him by October, calling him "paranoid" and "crazy." Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, holed up in the Senate building since Tuesday after Mr. Duterte voided the amnesty given to him as a military mutineer in 2011, had a few but sharp words about the President's claim: "It's all in his mind. He's already paranoid." Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, who visited Trillanes in his Senate office on Sunday morning, agreed, saying the President had gone "praning," or crazy. Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat, one of the few remaining members of the Liberal Party (LP) in the House of Representatives, said the Preside...Keep on reading: No ouster move, say Trillanes, ‘plotters’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

President Duterte slams UN, Canada, Washington anew over failed deals

  DAVAO CITY--- President Duterte slammed the United Nations, Canada and Washington anew, calling them all stupid, over his failed deals to procure helicopters and weapons as part of his modernization program for his military. Speaking at the Davao International Airport here from his trips to Israel and Jordan, President Duterte said his critics, particularly jailed Senator Leila de Lima, were able to influence other countries that she is a prisoner of conscience. "She was able convince the entire world, pati yung mga (including) left organisations naconvince nila (they were able to convince) because ang komunista nakapasok talaga. Ito namang UN, they refused ... Pati y...Keep on reading: President Duterte slams UN, Canada, Washington anew over failed deals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte says sorry for cursing Obama

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a 'son of a whore' in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long allian.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Duterte to Obama: I am sorry for uttering those words

JERUSALEM, Undefined — Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a “son of a whore” in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations’ long alliance. Duterte cursed Obama ahead of a regional summit in Laos two years ago prompting the US to cancel a meeting […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Philippines Duterte apologises for cursing Obama

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a 'son of a whore' in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long allian.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Duterte, De Castro meet for first time in Malacañang

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and newly appointed Chief Justice Teresita De Castro met for the first time in Malacañang on Friday. Duterte led the ceremonial oath-taking for De Castro whom he appointed on August 25 to replace chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted by her colleagues after they granted the quo warranto petition filed [...] The post Duterte, De Castro meet for first time in Malacañang appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Carpio won’t succeed De Castro–Duterte

President Duterte has discounted the possibility that Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, the most senior magistrate in the Supreme Court, may succeed incoming Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro after she reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Oct. 8. Mr. Duterte said Carpio himself had declared that he was not interested in the chief magistrate's post. "He stated publicly that he is not going to accept. So why force a person to accept a task that he does not want. This is a free country," the President said. Carpio did not apply for the vacancy at the top post of the judiciary left by the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno because he did not want to...Keep on reading: Carpio won’t succeed De Castro–Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

De Castro named chief justice 6 weeks before her retirement

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte picked Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Teresita de Castro as the next chief justice. Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra confirmed that De Castro, who is set to reach the mandatory retirement on Oct. 8, replaced ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. “Her (De Castro’s)… link: De Castro named chief justice 6 weeks before her retirement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Ayawan na : Netizens dismayed by De Castro s appointment as Chief Justice

MANILA, Philippines – Based on intial online reactions, people are not pleased with President Duterte's appointment of  Teresita de Castro as Supreme Court Chief Justice , replacing the ousted Maria Lourdes Sereno . This comes as no surprise, as De Castro has already been lambasted earlier as "rude" and "egoistic" by netizens  for her heated exchange with Sereno during the oral arguments on  the quo warranto petition for Sereno's ouster . The appointment also elicited reactions because ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

FAST FACTS: Who is Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro?

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Teresita Leonardo De Castro as the new Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice.  De Castro, who replaces ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, will be top magistrate for less than two months, since she retires on October 8. De Castro took the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

De Castro is new Chief Justice

New Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita de Castro FILE PHOTO President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita de Castro as Supreme Court Chief Justice, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go confirmed on Saturday. De Castro will replace Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted via quo warranto in June this… link: De Castro is new Chief Justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Xiamen air apologizes, Peter Lim, Gilas Pilipinas | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Xiamen Air apologizes to passengers affected by the runway mishap. Arresting cops fail to find alleged drug lord Peter Lim in Cebu City. Malacañang brushes aside the resolution of Naga City officials condemning President Rodrigo Duterte for calling their city a 'hotbed of shabu.' National Anti-Poverty Commission Secretary ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

‘Remember Kian’: Calling for justice, Filipinos recall 17-year-old’s death

It has been a year since 17-year-old Kian delos Santos was killed in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody “war on drugs” campaign. Filipinos on social media commemorated his death, sharing the hashtag “#RememberKian.” Superficial Gazette, a Twitter account critical of the administration, claimed that more minors would lose their lives under the campaign as long as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Roque to Naga officials: Duterte doesn t need to prove shabu claim

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang brushed aside the resolution of Naga City officials condemning President Rodrigo Duterte for calling their city a "hotbed of shabu." Saying Duterte does not need to prove his controversial claim, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque advised Naga City to develop thicker skin. "People in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

‘I forgive them,’ De Castro to people calling her ‘ampalaya’

"I forgive them for they do not know what they are doing," Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro said, quoting a Bible verse in Luke 23:34, when asked for reaction on people bashing her on social media calling her names after she testified against former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   Retired Judge Toribio E. Ilao Jr., a regular member of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) representing the private sector, asked De Castro during the public interview about the "ampalaya" [bitter gourd] name that she was called on social media.   De Castro was bashed on social media after she testified against Sereno during the impeachment trial in Congress making it app...Keep on reading: ‘I forgive them,’ De Castro to people calling her ‘ampalaya’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Supporters like Drew Olivar make Duterte look bad, says Robredo

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo said supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte who act like blogger Drew Olivar, infamous for his lewd federalism jingle and dance, only give a bad impression of the Philippines and its top leader. This was the Vice President's reply when asked why ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018