Duterte meets Chen Min’er, China’s ‘rising political star’- Palace

Credit to Author: CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:17:26 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte welcomed Chongqing party chief Chen Min’er and other members of CPC in a tête-à-tête at the Palace’s Music Room on Monday, according to Malacañang. “A protégé of…READ

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US group sees expansion of PH drug war killings to crackdown on Left

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:55:36 +0000

Daughter refutes mom: I am not missing, brainwashed; I left home willingly

MANILA, Philippines – Attacks on civilians in the Philippines now included the killing of members and leaders of protest groups branded as communists, aggravating the violence arising from the government’s bloody campaign against drugs and increasing risks of a free fall to authoritarian rule, according to a United States-based conflict research and analysis group. In […]

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Duterte open to Dengvaxia, but will wait for what experts say

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 22:30:19 +0000

President Duterte on Thursday said he was open to using the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine anew after the Department of Health (DOH) declared a national dengue epidemic with the number of people stricken topping 100,000 with hundreds of deaths.

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Monitoring Chinese influx: PH visa to be stamped on passports

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 23:23:34 +0000

President Duterte has approved the stamping of the Philippine visa directly on the passports of Chinese who want to visit the country, Malacañang said on Tuesday.

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Reds reply tit-for-tat to Duterte, orders attacks on DDS, too

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 10:13:14 +0000

Reds reply tit-for-tat to Duterte, orders attacks on DDS, too

LUCENA CITY—The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Sunday (Aug. 4) described President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to the military to respond “tit-for-tat” to supposed rebel atrocities as a “code for killings and torture” that would target civilians, promising to “fight back” for noncombatants who can’t defend themselves.

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Another noncombatant leftist killed in Bukidnon

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 12:31:41 +0000

The attack on noncombatant figures of the Left continued on Friday (Aug. 1) with the killing by masked gunmen of one member of a militant farmers’ group

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Opposition: Martial law to worsen Negros violence

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:50:24 +0000

Opposition: Martial law to worsen Negros violence

Opposition lawmakers on Friday warned that imposing martial law in Negros Oriental would only lead to more bloodshed, saying President Duterte’s anti-insurgency campaign had already turned Negros Island into a “killing field.”

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Duterte awards 1,361 land ownership certificates in Davao

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 14:10:04 +0000

DAVAO CITY-President Rodrigo Duterte handed over some 1,361 Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to 1,709 farmers in the Davao Region during a Mindanao-wide gathering of agrarian reform beneficiaries at the Davao City Recreation Center Friday night, August 2. The President arrived at the venue, also known as the Almendras Gym, past 8 p.m. The […]

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Panelo: Duterte may place Negros Oriental under martial law

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:24:52 +0000

President Duterte may place Negros Oriental under martial law to quell lawless violence on the island and put an end to the killings

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Negros Occidental gov says there’s no telling what Duterte would do with martial law in neighbor Oriental

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:50:41 +0000

Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said he hoped for an end to the bloodshed in his neighboring province, Negros Oriental, so President Rodrigo Duterte won’t have to use emergency powers or declare martial law.

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