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Palace: Pinoys still satisfied with gov’t war on drugs

Malacañang yesterday downplayed the 11-point drop in public satisfaction with the government’s drug war. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said “a great majority of Filipinos” were still satisfied with the government’s performance in curbing illegal drugs. “Seventy-eight percent (78%), a great majority of Filipinos, expressed satisfaction…
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Palace defends Duterte against rape joke critics

MALACAÑANG yesterday defended President Rodrigo Duterte against critics who lambasted him over his latest rape joke made before troops in Iligan City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “PRRD is decisively acting, speaking with heightened bravado, that law and order would be brought back in these areas of rebellion in the…

Terrorists can't kill Duterte

GOVERNMENT and military officials yesterday assured that President Rodrigo Duterte is safe from terrorists following a local group’s supposed threat to kill the country’s chief executive. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) is not capable of carrying an attack against Duterte, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella…

Palace hails ‘Gallant 13’

“THE Gallant 13.” This is how Malacañang hailed the slain 13 Marines who were killed in action in Marawi City as government troops are battled ISIS-inspired Maute terrorists to retake the city. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In his press statement yesterday, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella lamented the killing of…

Rally vs martial law shows healthy democracy — Palace

THE inter-faith rally versus martial law to be held in Manila, coinciding with today’s Independence Day celebration, is a sign of the vibrancy of Philippine democracy, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in his statement to Palace reporters yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Abella said the rally, dubbed “National Day…

No to ex-deal with Maute

Gov’t has flatly rejected offer by one of Maute brothers to exchange priest hostage for their detained parents NO way, Malacañang said yesterday as it thumbed down the reported offer of terror leader Abdullah Maute to free their priest hostage in exchange for the freedom of his parents. (adsbygoogle =…

DU30 to keep promises

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is resolved to keep his focus on fulfilling his promises, notably those against illegal drugs, corruption, and crime. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The campaign vow of the President to rid society of drugs, criminality, and corruption as part of his overarching goal to build a progressive…

Palace hits Duterte’s ML critics

Malacañang yesterday lashed at critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The President’s focus is on addressing the terrorist threat in Mindanao, not on the misguided commentaries of critics,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement to Palace reporters yesterday.…

Palace doubts Reds’ peace sincerity

MALACAÑANG aired doubts about the “sincerity” of the communists in attaining peace following the government negotiating panel’s decision to put on hold the 5th round of talks. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We question the sincerity of the CPP/NPA/NDFP, (Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front of the…

‘Very good’

President Duterte keeps high satisfaction rating in latest Social Weather Stations survey THE latest survey results which showed President Rodrigo Duterte maintaining his “very good” satisfaction rating in the first quarter of 2017 has inspired him to do even better, Malacanang said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We value…
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