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Tagged in Journal Online: rodrigo duterte

Duterte: Leni in a hurry to become prexy

DUTERTE: LENI IN A HURRY TO BECOME PREXYPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte told the Filipino community in Myanmar Sunday night that Vice President Leni Robredo is in a hurry to claim the presidency. In his hour-long speech, Duterte took a swipe at his political opponents criticizing his war on illegal drugs. Duterte…

SSS announces second loan condonation program

THE Social Security System yesterday called on its members with delinquent loans to take advantage of the second Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) from April to October this year. SSS president and chief executive officer Emmanuel Dooc said the re-implementation of the LRP that condones penalties of borrowers with past-due loans…
  • Published in Nation

Sino traders assured of Duterte support

President Rodrigo Duterte assured Chinese businessmen of his support, so long as they pay the right taxes and help him in his reform initiatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In his speech during the opening of the 31st Biennial Convention of the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII)…

Duterte to raise court victory over China if…

President Rodrigo Duterte said he would assert Manila’s victory in an international court should Beijing start extracting resources from the South China Sea. Duterte had refused to raise the landmark ruling last July, which was initiated by his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, as he sought a thaw in relations between…

TADECO-BuCoR deal ok — TUCP

THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is puzzled over the controversy that has attended the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (TADECO) that is now the subject of a congressional inquiry by Congress. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

‘Fake News King’ tag riles justice secretary

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday slammed critics who christened him “fake news king.” “I have never been a fake news king,” Aguirre said when sought for comment on the filing of an administrative ethics complaint last week against him before the Office of the Ombudsman. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

A SONA like no other

Duterte threatens, scolds, amuses etc. in lengthy 2nd State of the Nation Address DRUG lords and drug addicts have to cease, because the alternative is either jail or hell, President Rodrigo Duterte declared as he reiterated his stern warning in connection with his no-nonsense battle against illegal drugs notwithstanding worldwide…

Difference between Arroyo, Duterte martial law

ALTHOUGH President Duterte said he would be ‘harsh’ in dealing with terrorism as he declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday last week, officials said the ongoing martial rule in Mindanao is very much different from the one imposed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in Maguindanao on December 5, 2009…
  • Published in Nation

Higher pay, job creation top government priorities

Malacañang yesterday reassured Filipinos that addressing economic issues such as higher pay, inflation and job creation are the top priorities of the Duterte administration. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella issued the statement yesterday after a recent Pulse Asia Survey showed that the most urgent national concerns…
  • Published in Nation

Who is Vanessa?

IN a revelation that sounded tongue-in-cheek, President Rodrigo Duterte has spinned a sugar mommy tale to explain the P3 million campaign windfall in his Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Networth (SALN). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Alam mo itong Pilipinas pera-pera lang ‘yan eh. Eh, wala akong magawa kung…
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