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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

President pays tribute to self-sacrificing mother at end of Women’s Month

THE tough-talking President Rodrigo Duterte showed his soft spot as he praised and paid tribute to his mother, Soledad or Nanay Soling, on the last day of Women’s Month celebrated in Malacañang Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte lamented that his mother did not see him become the President…

GMA makes special wish on 70th birthday

ON her 70th birthday, former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wished success not for herself but for President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arroyo believes that the success of President Duterte is also the success of the country. The former president, who was freed during the Duterte…

Duterte brings home the bacon

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte brought home yesterday from his trip to the Middle East business deals worth over $925 million. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that the deals were signed between Filipino and Middle East businessmen (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Abella added that the new investments would generate about 62,000…

US paper’s ‘demolition job’ on Duterte scored

MALACAÑANG said yesterday that several individuals, including politicians, had funded a US publication, The New York Times (NYT), to carry out a “demolition job” on President Rodrigo Duterte. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella alleged that the 165-year-old publication appears to be part of a “well funded campaign” for the oust-Duterte plot.…

President offers to stand as ‘ninong’ of OFW’s child

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte before daybreak yesterday offered to be the “ninong” of an overseas Filipino worker’s child. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte, who had just arrived from state visits to the Middle East, noticed the infant while he was delivering a speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. “Ilang…

Nag-react

Aiza, aprub sa bagong name ni Charice Jennylyn, binato ng fans Si Aiza Seguerra ang bagong in-appoint ni President Rodrigo Duterte na board member ng Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) representing the National Youth Commission (NYC) kung saan siya ang chairman. In-appoint ni Pres. Duterte si Aiza…
  • Published in Showbiz

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…

Drug war not against poor, Palace tells HRW

MALACAÑANG yesterday insisted that the administration’s war against illegal drugs is not targeting the poor. The Palace reacted to remarks of an official of an international rights watchdog that President Rodrigo Duterte has “finally acknowledged” the drive has victimized mostly the poor. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The war on…

Rody to meet with Putin, build closer ties

He just came home from China, and tomorrow he’s off to Russia. Clearly, President Rodrigo Duterte is moving forward in his vow to build closer ties with non-traditional partners. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The highlight of his next trip, his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin who personally invited…
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