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Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors

  Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin on Wednesday blamed the deadly attacks on two local officials this week on President Rodrigo Duterte who, he said, inspired disrespect for the rule of law by promising protection to police who would kill drug users and dealers.   According to the opposition lawmaker, the shooting deaths of the mayors of Tanauan City, Batangas province, and General Tinio, Nueva Ecija province, showed that once the rule of law is abandoned, "anybody with a gun and a grudge has a license to kill people without worrying about the consequences."   No prosecution   He said the President himself gave the license to kill by repeatedly assur...Keep on reading: Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 5th, 2018

Despite the threats he made, Duterte denies hand in death of mayors | News

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday once again denied having anything to do with the killing of several mayors, despite the threats he made against local government officials who were involved in il.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte blames NPA for Sagay massacre

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has pointed to the New People’s Army (NPA) as perpetrators in the killing of nine farmers in Sagay, Negros Occidental, saying it is the rebels’ way of...READ MORE The post Duterte blames NPA for Sagay massacre appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Duterte blames NPA for Sagay killings

President Duterte has blamed the New People’s Army (NPA), the communists’ armed wing, for the killing of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, echoing the military’s claim that the victims were used by the rebels to discredit the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Mayors seek dialogue with PRRD, Boracay, Kris defends Gilas | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Philippine mayors seek a 'dialogue' with President Rodrigo Duterte following the back-to-back assassinations of General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote, and Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili. Basketball legend and Australia assistant coach Luc Longley blames Philippine coach Chot Reyes. After just over two months of rehabilitation, Environment Secretary Roy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Koko slams murder of ex-solon, demands quick results from PNP

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday condemned the killing of former La Union Second District Representative Eufranio Eriguel, who was shot at around 7 p.m. on Saturday in Agoo town.   Source link link: Koko slams murder of ex-solon, demands quick results from PNP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Solon says Bong Pineda using dummy to run STL outlet in Camsur

Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund "LRay" Villafuerte accused on Tuesday Rodolfo "Bong" Pineda, the husband of Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda, of running a Small Town Lottery (STL) outlet through a dummy. During the resumption of the hearing of the House Committee on Games and Amusements hearing, Villafuerte said it was Pineda who actually owned Everchance Gaming Corp., which is based in Camarines Sur. The firm, he previously alleged, continued to operate illegal jueteng games in the province. According to Villafuerte, he has evidence to prove that Osler Luis Canlas, Everchance president, is merely working as the dummy of Pineda. He said Pineda had a meeting with mayors in Camarines...Keep on reading: Solon says Bong Pineda using dummy to run STL outlet in Camsur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

CPP-Central Luzon blames ‘Duterte regime’ for Fr. Paez’s death

PAMPANGA, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in Central Luzon blamed President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration for the killing of Fr. Marcelito “Tito” Paez in Nueva Ecija. In a statement sent to the media on Thursday, December 7, the CPP-Central Luzon said the 72-year-old retired Catholic priest-activist, who ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Trump blames Pakistan, again

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump repeated Monday that al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, killed by US Navy SEAL in May 2011, should have been captured much earlier, casting blame anew on his predecessors and Pakistan. We paid Pakistan billions of dollars and they never told us he was living there. Fools! “Of course we should […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News17 hr. 47 min. ago

Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days, says Trump

WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How to admonish Riyadh for the killing yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle East. "We'll be having a very full report over the next two days, probably Monday or Tuesday," Trump said. That will include "who did it," he said. Reporters asked Trump about the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who was slain Oct. 2 inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia's top diplomat has said the crown prince had "absol...Keep on reading: Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days, says Trump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Duterte: I know nothing of Mayor Halili’s murder

      President Rodrigo Duterte claimed innocence over the assassination of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, saying it is "unfair" for his part to be linked to the killing of the local chief executive. Halili was shot dead by what appeared to be a sniper while singing the national anthem during the city hall's flag ceremony back in July. READ: Tanauan mayor gunned down while singing national anthem-- witnesses "Kagaya nung si Mayor Halili ng Tanauan, nag-ano siya 'Bayang magiliw...' Bog! Patay siya, tapos ako ang pagbintangan. Unfair sila sa akin," Duterte said in a speech on Friday in Papua New Guinea. (Like the case of Mayor Halili of Tanauan, ...Keep on reading: Duterte: I know nothing of Mayor Halili’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

BPO sector blames policy challenges for missed targets

THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY and Business Process Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) on Tuesday said it missed its annual revenue and employment growth goals under its five-year road map due to uncertainty amid plans to change the fiscal incentive regime and US President Donald Trump’s vow to take jobs back to the United States......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Germany, France, Britain, U.S. and Saudi Arabia listened to Khashoggi tapes, Erdogan says

Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said. Germany, France, Britain, U.S. and Saudi Arabia listened to Khashoggi tapes, Erdogan says Source link: Germany, France, Britain, U.S. and Saudi Arabia listened to Khashoggi tapes, Erdogan says.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

They have heard ‘Khashoggi tapes’

ANKARA — Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain have listened to audio recordings related to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey’s president said Saturday, in the first public acknowledgment of the existence of tapes of the slaying. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also told […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte asked to probe Negros solon aiding NPA

BACOLOD City – Four former communist rebels, who were implicated by the National Democratic Front (NDF)-Negros as allegedly involved in the Sagay 9 massacre, are asking President Rodrigo Duterte to investigate a congressman in northern Negros, whom they claim is a supporter of the underground movement. The four surfaced and sought protection from authorities as they strongly […] The post Duterte asked to probe Negros solon aiding NPA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Erdogan: Saudi, US officials heard tapes of Khashoggi’s killing

ANKARA, Turkey --- Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain have listened to audio recordings related to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey's president said Saturday, in the first public acknowledgment of the existence of tapes of the slaying. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to "act fairly" and disclose those responsible for the Oct. 2 killing of The Washington Post journalist to rid itself of "suspicion." "We gave them the tapes. We gave them to Saudi Arabia, to America, to the Germans, the French, to the British, to all of them," Erdogan said before de...Keep on reading: Erdogan: Saudi, US officials heard tapes of Khashoggi’s killing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte slams critics blaming admin for slay of Sagay farmers lawyer | News

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night slammed allegations linking his administration to the killing of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte blasts communists: Why would I kill a lawyer?

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte denied he was behind the killing of a lawyer for communists, as critics blamed the Philippine National Police for the death of human rights lawyer and peasant advocate Benjamin Ramos in Negros Occidental. "What the fucking shit? Why would I kill ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Khashoggi killing: Erdogan accuses highest levels of Saudi govt

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the order to murder Jamal Khashoggi came from "the highest levels" of the Saudi government Friday, November 2, as he promised no let-up in the hunt for his killers . (READ: Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away – Pompeo ) A month on from Khashoggi's murder in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

President Duterte to Luzon Mayors: Serve with Integrity, Honesty, and Accountability

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, October 22, urged local chief executives to continue to fulfill their mandate to the public with “integrity, honesty, and accountability.” The Chief Executive made his pronouncement during the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) Luzon Island Cluster Conference at the SMX Convention Center here. “As a former mayor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Duterte tags communist rebels in killing of Negros farmers

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night tagged the communist rebels in the killing of sugar farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental on October 20. Source link link: Duterte tags communist rebels in killing of Negros farmers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018