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NPA planning pre-SONA attacks – ‘Bato’

SECURITY forces in Mindanao have been alerted on a plot by the New People’s Army to attack Davao City, home to President Rodrigo Duterte, before he makes his 2nd State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday next week, Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said yesterday. (adsbygoogle =…

Duterte supporters, detractors stage rallies

WHILE the anti-Duterte groups were airing their frustrations and grievances against the present administration along the Commonwealth Avenue stretch, those supporting the President were trumpeting their contentment with the way the country is being run at the IBP Road near the Civil Service Commission building. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

SONA security preps in place, says Albayalde

HAVING been on full alert status since December last year, National Capital Region Police Office chief, Director Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday said that all security preparations are in place to ensure the peaceful holding of President Duterte’s 2nd State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) on Monday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We’re already prepared…
  • Published in Nation

‘Eye for an eye’

PRESIDENT Duterte has called on Congress to re-impose the death penalty on drug-related crimes, opening anew the stage for the ventilation on the pluses of rehabilitation over execution. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Various quarters said the government, through the Senate and the House of Representatives, should now employ all…
  • Published in Newsdesk

SONA protesters told: Respect the law

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday called on all protest groups set to march towards Batasan Pambansa where President Duterte will make his second State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) today to guard their own ranks, respect the law and fully cooperate with troops deployed to ensure peace and order in and around the…
  • Published in Nation

Duterte supporters, detractors stage rallies

WHILE the anti-Duterte groups were airing their frustrations and grievances against the present administration along the Commonwealth Avenue stretch, those supporting the President were trumpeting their contentment with the way the country is being run at the IBP Road near the Civil Service Commission building. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

Dapat busisiin rin ng Kongreso at Senado si ‘Kimber Darling’

KASABAY ng kanyang pangalawang State Of The Nation Address (SONA) noong Lunes ay inihain na rin ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa Kongreso ang panukalang 2018 national budget. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa ginawang ito ni Mayor Digong, siya ang kauna-unahang pangulo ng bansa na nagsumite ng proposed budget…
  • Published in Opinion

SONA, CONTRA SONA, SANA, SOON NA

THEY call it by different names. Here in the Philippines, it is called State of the Nation Address or SONA for short. In the US, it is State of the Union. In Great Britain, it is called Speech from the Throne or The Queen’s (of King’s) Speech. It is Prinsjesdag…
  • Published in Opinion

SONA: So, ano na nga ba?

IBALIK natin ang tanong na ito kina Trillanes, Alejano at Hontiveros matapos ang isang taon nilang panunungkulan sa ilalim ng Duterte administration plus anim na taon sa ilalim naman ng termino ni Noynoy Aquino. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa kanilang counter-SONA laban sa paparating na SONA ng Pangulong Duterte,…
  • Published in Opinion

Duterte does another first

Once again, President Rodrigo Duterte did what others before him have never, ever done before. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In an unprecedented move, he bravely faced the throngs of protesters -- who, for years without fail -- were staging a rally outside the Batasan Pambansa right after delivering his…
  • Published in Opinion
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