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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…

Not out of touch

True, the Presidency is a 24/7 job. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But where is it written that he must be seen and heard by the people on real time ‘round the clock? The President, after all, is still a human being who needs privacy for personal and national security…

Palace hails UK envoy’s ML view

Malacañang has welcomed the statement made by British Ambassador Asif Ahmad that he saw nothing wrong with the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We appreciate ‘yung statement po ng Ambassador to support the Constitutional implementation of martial law and military action to suppress violence…
  • Published in Nation

Gordon has change of heart

THE Senate Blue Ribbon committee has invited presidential son Paolo Duterte and son-in-law Atty. Manases Carpio to attend the next hearing on the P6.4B shabu scandal scheduled September 7. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Blue ribbon panel chairman Sen. Richard Gordon denied the allegations of opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV…

Don’t ever threaten President Rody

THE President’s unorthodox diplomatic moves has once again drawn mixed reactions. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Veterans at the DFA are once more scratching their heads at the President’s “undiplomatic” pronouncements. Detractors’ descriptions of presidential policy range from “rash”, “short-sighted”, “whimsical”, “contradictory”. “knee-jerk” to “confusing”. His defenders, on the other…
  • Published in Opinion

Palace reaches out to DU30 foes

MALACAÑANG has extended an olive branch to various groups that joined the National Day of Protest against President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We have always kept the doors open for constructive dialogue with the strategic sectors of society, including those who do not share the…

Duterte defended in gun display incident

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s defense chief defended yesterday the Commander-in-Chief’s flashing of his holstered gun. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Walang dapat ikatakot. Normal lang iyan sa kanya. He’s been carrying guns since he became [Davao City] mayor, first in 1988, hanggang recently noong mayor pa siya. That’s just normal for…

Duterte health okay — Palace

NOTHING to worry about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Malacañang Palace made this assurance a day after Duterte skipped the Independence Day rites at Rizal Park due to fatigue and lack of sleep. “The President is actually in excellent good health except for the fact that…

Will Trillanes’ fate be like De Lima’s?

WILL Sen. Antonio Trillanes lV suffer the fate of Sen. Leila De Lima who is now detained on drug charges? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Malacanang however clarified that the President only wants Trillanes to be stopped from destroying him and his family. The Palace also is confident that Pesident…

2 die in Navy vs Vietnamese fishers clash

THE Philippine Navy fired shots at a Vietnamese fishing vessel engaged in illegal fishing off Cape Bolinao in Pangasinan shortly before midnight last Friday killing two of its crewmen before arresting five others, police said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A report from the Police Regional Office 1 Regional…
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