More than half say freedom of speech strong under Duterte admin—SWS

More than half say freedom of speech strong under Duterte admin—SWS

More than half Filipinos believe that freedom of speech in the Philippines remained strong under the Duterte administration, a recent survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) revealed.

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Duterte downplays ‘destabilization’ plot: Just politics

Duterte downplays 'destabilization' plot: Just politics

While the President’s men and allies may keep harping about supposed “destabilization plots” against him, the President himself has dismissed them as nothing but “all politics, actually.” In an interview with the media after his meeting with the Filipino community here late Sunday night (Mar. 19), Duterte was dismissive when asked if he would hale to court those who were supposedly “destabilizing” his administration: “It’s all politics actually. In the matter of going after them, it has not reached that level of violence–destabilization. It’s more of publicity.”

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Duterte downplays ‘destabilization’ plot: Just politics, criticism

Duterte downplays 'destabilization' plot: Just politics, criticism

While the President’s men and allies may keep harping about supposed “destabilization plots” against him, the President himself has dismissed them as nothing but “all politics, actually.” In an interview with the media after his meeting with the Filipino community here late Sunday night (Mar. 19), Duterte was dismissive when asked if he would hale to court those who were supposedly “destabilizing” his administration: “It’s all politics actually. In the matter of going after them, it has not reached that level of violence–destabilization. It’s more of publicity.”

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