Duterte to Piston: Obey jeepney modernization plan or else…

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday threatened to use the might of the police and military against the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) members who will defy the government’s plan to modernize the jeepney transport sector. “Itong Piston, hindi raw sila magsunod. Ganito raw, sige subukan natin. I’m preparing the armed forces […]

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Roque hits Human Rights Watch for ‘playing blind, deaf, dumb’

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque slammed on Sunday the international organization’s alleged refusal to acknowledge the efforts of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration in fighting abuses of scalawag cops.

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Palace vows to uplift ‘poor, marginalized’ on Human Rights Day

Palace vows to uplift ‘poor, marginalized’ on Human Rights Day

On the observance of the International Human Rights Day on Sunday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to uplift the lives of Filipinos, especially the poor, marginalized and vulnerable.

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Duterte hints of resuming peace talks with communists

Duterte hints of resuming peace talks with communists

Saying that one of his campaign promises was to resolve the problems with the communist rebels, President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday described his decision to formally end the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as a “cooling off” period.

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Duterte: Marawi war dragged on to spare OFWs from backlash in Muslim nations

Duterte: Marawi war dragged on to spare OFWs from backlash in Muslim nations

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said the military campaign to retake Marawi City from terrorists dragged on for weeks because he ordered the military to spare mosques and other Islamic shrines and prevent a backlash against millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Arabic countries.

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