Palace: ‘Dangerous’ for Duterte to express anger on sinking of boat in WPS

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:35:58 +0000

Palace: 'Dangerous' for Duterte to express anger on sinking of boat in WPS

It is “dangerous” for President Duterte as head of state to show his outrage over the sinking of a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea.

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Duterte names new NFA administrator

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:17:45 +0000

Duterte names new NFA administrator

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a National Food Authority (NFA) insider as its new administrator – Judy Carol Dansal.

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Duterte ‘feckless, spineless’ before China – Hontiveros

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:17:09 +0000

Duterte ‘feckless, spineless’ before China – Hontiveros

Senator Risa Hontiveros has called President Duterte “feckless and spineless” before China after he branded the Recto Bank incident as a “little maritime accident.”

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Hontiveros: Energy chief’s remark on sinking of PH boat ‘insensitive’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:25:53 +0000

Senator Risa Hontiveros has slammed as “insensitive” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi’s remark on the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel at Recto Bank.

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Duterte to appoint Nolcom’s Salamat as next MWSS chief

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:27:18 +0000

President Duterte will appoint Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, chief of the military’s Northern Luzon Command, as the next MWSS head.

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Car-carrier ship catches fire near Recto Bank – PCG

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:11:50 +0000

A car-carrier vessel has caught fire near Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Monday. 

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Recto Bank incident violation of UNCLOS? Still premature to tell – Palace

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:03:45 +0000

It is “premature” to say that the ramming of a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea is a violation of UNCLOS, Malacañang said.

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Palace: No meeting set between Duterte, crewmen of rammed PH boat

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:43:05 +0000

Malacañang clarified Monday that there was no meeting set between President Rodrigo Duterte and the crewmen of the Philippine fishing boat that was reportedly rammed by a Chinese vessel in Recto (Reed) Bank.

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‘Greater transparency’ urged on $202M deal with Japan for Mindanao roads

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:26:45 +0000

‘Greater transparency’ urged on $202M deal with Japan for Mindanao roads

The government should continue exercising greater transparency on the $202.04-million loan deal between the Philippines and Japan for the improvement and construction of roads in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Friday.

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Duterte says UN climate change deal ‘favorable’ only to rich nations

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 02:21:27 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte again expressed displeasure over the United Nations’ (UN) climate change deal, this time calling it “favorable”

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