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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

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

Syria s Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday, September 19, blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane , which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike. "This unfortunate incident was the result of Israeli arrogance and depravity," the Syrian leader said, offering his condolences in a letter ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

DOJ indicts Espenido over bloody June 2017 Ozamiz raid

The Department of Justice has indicted Ozamiz City Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido, one of the cops earlier cited by President Rodrigo Duterte in the government's drug war, over the killing of nine robbery suspects in a raid in June 2017......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News13 hr. 45 min. ago

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was “a chain of tragic accidental circumstances.” Source link link: Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

How to stop Trillanes attacks vs Duterte? Kill me or isolate me

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said only death and isolation can stop his criticisms against President Rodrigo Duterte. “Probably they'll have to put me away physically – either killing me or isolating me from the rest of the world,” Trillanes said in a  Rappler Talk  interview on Friday, September ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

On eve of Ompong landfall, Bong Go invites Cagayan officials to Palace tour

A day before Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) was set to make landfall in their province, Cagayan's vice governor, some mayors, vice mayors, and provincial board members were being given a tour of Malacañang. They were invited there by no less than Special Assistant to the President Bong Go, according to two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Duterte gives up on EDSA traffic, blames Congress

President Duterte has given up on his plan to address the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila, particularly along EDSA as he blamed Congress for refusing to grant him emergency powers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Duterte blames Trump for

MANILA: President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte blamed US President Trump for the record-high inflation arising from unabated soaring prices of basic food items like rice, meat and vegetables an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte blames Trump for inflation

MANILA: President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte blamed US President Trump for the record-high inflation arising from unabated soaring prices of basic food items like rice, meat and vegetables an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte blames US for ailing economy

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader.It was an unexpected.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte blames Trump for Philippines economic woes

Duterte blames Trump for Philippines economic woes MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte blames Trump for Philippines economic woes

Duterte blames Trump for Philippines economic woes MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, Source link link: Duterte blames Trump for Philippines economic woes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte blames Gazmin for flaws in Trillanes’ amnesty papers

  DAVAO CITY --- President Duterte said Saturday the flaw surrounding theamnesty given tohiscritic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV was traced to former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, who himself recommended and approved the amnesty for the mutineer, a sole duty he described only of the President under the country's Constitution.   Speaking at the Davao International Airport here from his trips to Israeland Jordan, Mr. Duterte revealed it was Solicitor General Jose Calida who did the research to support his issuance of Proclamation 572, which voided the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.   "Ang totoo niyan ang nagresearch si Calida, like 'y...Keep on reading: Duterte blames Gazmin for flaws in Trillanes’ amnesty papers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte shortens trip, blames Trump tariffs for inflation

President Duterte cut short his official visit here to save on costs and to be with his family, Malacañang announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Anti-Drug Campaign Sparks Shootings of Philippine Mayors

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug campaign has motivated people to gun down five mayors and deputy mayors since July, the latest casualties in a trend that ha.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

What Duterte blames for the Philippines’ problems

President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent remarks on Filipinos being hard to satisfy is the most recent deflection of criticism by the Philippines’ outspoken leader. Duterte at a conference with businessmen in Jerusalem, Israel discussed his administration’s platform. While citing some of the external threats his administration faced including the communist insurgency, terrorism in Southern Philippines and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Duterte tries to justify war on drugs before Israeli business community

President Rodrigo Duterte has made a lengthy, impassioned defense of his bloody war on illegal drugs before business groups here, saying there is nothing wrong with killing those who place one's life in danger. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018