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DoF chief bullish on 7% GDP growth

Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III has expressed confidence in the economy expanding by 7 percent or better over the medium term on the back of the government’s “mammoth investment” of up to P9 trillion for the rest of the Duterte presidency on its “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program, which will…

Duterte’s promises

PRESIDENT Duterte has shown that he is out to fulfill his election promises, notably those against illegal drugs, corruption and crime, before his six-year presidency ends in June 2022. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the impact of Duterte’s focus on these issues is now being…

GDP outlook up on ‘stellar’ growth pace

BMI Research, Fitch Group's think tank unit, has raised its outlook for the Philippine economy for this year following the “stellar economic growth performance” in the first quarter of 2018. In a report released Thursday, the BMI Research revised upward its gross domestic product forecast for the country to 6.5…

A drug-free asean

Cleaning up your own backyard is just fine. But the entire neighborhood block should be squeaky clean as well. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Otherwise, your efforts would be all in vain. This is because what is ailing your neighborhood could spill over into your own backyard. Thus, President Duterte…

Is death penalty ‘dead’?

Time constraint and senators’ resistance form huge stumbling-block to capital punishment revival WILL the Duterte administration lose interest in bringing back capital punishment? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (Buhay) party-list Rep. Lito Atienza, a crusader against the death penalty, predicted that…

Erring public servants

PRESIDENT Duterte has asked two more assistant secretaries to resign or be dismissed from the service due to their alleged involvement in corruption, drawing cheers from the public. The tough-talking Duterte from Davao City in Mindanao is, without doubt, in a position to rid the government of “world-class crooks” because…

Drive vs reds stepped up

PHILIPPINE National Police troops nationwide have been ordered to intensify intelligence operations to thwart attempts by the communist New People’s Army to stage more terror attacks in the countryside in the wake of President Duterte’s order declaring the CPP/NPA/NDF as a terrorist organization, the PNP spokesman said yesterday. (adsbygoogle =…

Sensitibo sa pangangailangan ng publiko

KUNG oposisyon ang tatanungin, si President Duterte na ang pinakamasamang naging lider ng bansa. Si Duterte na ang pinakawalang kuwentang naging Pangulo ng Republika ng Pilipinas mula sa mga panahon ng mga Kastila, Amerika at Hapon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Matapos ang isang taong panunungkulan, mas nauna pang magbigay…
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Tardy solons

WITH President Duterte in Malacañang, there’s now a glimmer of hope of finally addressing tardiness and absenteeism in the House of Representatives, which is dominated by pro-administration lawmakers. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In fact, a proposal to close the House session hall and mark absent members who arrive late…

Umentra na si Senadora Grace Poe

LUMUNDAG na siya sa maepal na pahayag ni FVR na ang Russian trip ni Pangulong Duterte ay isang malaking junket. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Para sa kaalaman ng ating mga kababayan, ang junket ay isang worthless trip ng mga opisyal ng gobyerno, isang okasyon ng pamamasyal gamit ang pondo…
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