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Duterte to attend Independence Day rites

President Duterte will personally attend the commemoration activities for the country’s Independence Day on Saturday, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 11th, 2021

Rody to lead Freedom Day rites

President Rodrigo Duterte will lead the country’s 123rd Independence Day commemoration “outside Metro Manila” on Saturday, Malacañang said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Duterte to lead Independence Day rites on Saturday

President Rodrigo Duterte would lead the Independence Day celebrations outside Metro Manila on Saturday, according to Malacañang. The upcoming rites would be his penultimate Independence Day ceremony as Philippine president. Duterte’s spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque refused to say where the President would spend the day due to security reasons, but he said it would be […] The post Duterte to lead Independence Day rites on Saturday appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

No Duterte in today’s Independence Day rites

Don’t expect President Rodrigo Duterte to join today’s Independence Day celebration at Rizal Park, as he wants to avoid drawing crowds that may lead to the spread of the new coronavirus, his spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday. “The Inter-Agency Task Force allowed only 10 people to join the celebration. The problem is, people will […] The post No Duterte in today’s Independence Day rites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2020

Freedom Day: As many as 10 may join rites

President Rodrigo Duterte will skip the 122nd Independence Day celebration at the Rizal Park in Manila today, Friday, Malacañang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 12th, 2020

Palace says Duterte not ill, merely lost balance due to simple misstep

The 76-year-old leader lost his balance while on a platform during the celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the Philippines' independence in Malolos, Bulacan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Philippines, Russia vow to boost ties

In his letter to President Rodrigo Duterte, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Philippines as it commemorated the 123rd anniversary of its independence and described the relations between Manila and Moscow as "traditionally friendly."  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

On Independence Day, Filipinos want to be free from Duterte’s ‘subservience to China’

As the country commemorates Independence Day, Filipino progressives said they have had enough of only seeing it on paper when in reality, freedom has been scant if not trampled upon under the Duterte administration. The post On Independence Day, Filipinos want to be free from Duterte’s ‘subservience to China’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Militants hold rally protesting China incursions

Administration critics and militants marked yesterday the 123rd anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain with protest marches, motorcade and a fluvial parade – with participants denouncing China’s provocations in the West Philippine Sea and calling on Filipinos not to let another Duterte or any administration followers get elected in 2022......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Independence Day: Groups protest Duterte s surrender of West Philippine Sea to China

Several groups on Independence Day, Saturday, trooped to the Chinese embassy to protest the regional power's continued incursions in the West Philippine Sea and what they described as President Rodrigo Duterte's failure to protect the country's sovereignty in the area. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

De Lima hails 4 judges for courage to uphold judicial independence

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has lauded four judges who were named Filipinos of the Year 2018 by the Philippine Daily Inquirer for their courage to uphold judicial independence despite the worsening culture of impunity in the country under Mr. Duterte. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Rody skips Asean& rsquo;s Jakarta gab

President Rodrigo Duterte will not attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia this weekend where the 10 members are scheduled to tackle the crisis in Myanmar, according to Malacanang......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Banzon: We are prepared to secure the President

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) is prepared to secure President Rodrigo Duterte in case he decides to attend the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April 27, 2021. LCPO director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon said that they have prepared two security plans one of […] The post Banzon: We are prepared to secure the President appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Duterte’s pro-China bias politically costly

The political support of key sectors for President Duterte is being eroded by the pro-China bias tainting the avowed independence of his foreign policy and the effectiveness of his campaign to tame the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Rody & lsquo;fit and healthy,& rsquo; Palace insists

President Rodrigo Duterte did not attend Thursday’s Cabinet meeting held via Zoom, a day after he canceled his scheduled public address “Talk to the People” for the second time this week......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Church to faithful: Physically attend Ash Wednesday rites

Church officials yesterday urged the faithful to attend masses today as Roman Catholics observe Ash Wednesday, which ushers in the observance of Lent leading up to Holy Week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Lawmakers urged to prove independence as Duterte plans to veto any new franchise for ABS-CBN

“Perhaps it is not too late for the members of the House of Representatives to salvage their reputations, to prove that they are what the Constitution charges them to be, members of a co-equal and independent branch of government, and no longer the willing accomplices to the continuing siege on press freedom and all our other rights and liberties.” The post Lawmakers urged to prove independence as Duterte plans to veto any new franchise for ABS-CBN appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

Lawmakers urged to prove independence as Duterte plans to veto any new franchise granted to ABS-CBN

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said President Duterte’s recorded statement on Monday, saying he will ignore any franchise granted to television giant ABS-CBN until its owners have paid their taxes, only prove that its shutdown was nothing but a personal vendetta. The post Lawmakers urged to prove independence as Duterte plans to veto any new franchise granted to ABS-CBN appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Duterte to attend virtual UN General Assembly on COVID-19

President Rodrigo Duterte will join a special session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the pandemic and is expected to stress the need to ensure that developing countries will have access to anti-COVID-19 products and technologies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Duterte to attend virtual APEC Leaders Summit

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte would join two sessions during the summit, which is being hosted by Malaysia. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Duterte cuts short video conference with ASEAN

President Duterte yesterday begged off from further engaging other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at their virtual summit, saying he had to attend to the concerns of the nation being battered by a strong typhoon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020