Duterte unfazed by Pogo hubs near military camps

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:09:23 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines – The presence of Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) hubs manned by Chinese nationals near military camps is not something to worry about, President Rodrigo Duterte said, even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised concerns on the country’s national security. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the location of the Pogo hubs does […]

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Duterte won’t object on De Lima plea to visit ailing mother 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 02:20:41 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will not object to the request of detained Sen. Leila De Lima for the court to allow her

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Biden is still the Democrat to beat, but rivals see weakness

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 22:25:13 +0000

Biden is still the Democrat to beat, but rivals see weakness

DES MOINES, Iowa  — In a barn down a gravel road in Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump’s moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign that the words of the American president matter.

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Palace distances from SC lifting of TRO on Aquino Mamasapano trial

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:40:44 +0000

Palace distances from SC lifting of TRO on Aquino Mamasapano trial

Malacañang distanced itself from the Supreme Court decision lifting the temporary restraining order on the Mamasapano trial against fomer president Benigno Aquino III.

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Tit for tat: Give NPA rebels what they deserve, Duterte tells military

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:35:35 +0000

Tit for tat: Give NPA rebels what they deserve, Duterte tells military

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday ordered the military to give the communist rebels what they deserve as he accused them of being behind the spate of killings in Negros Oriental. Speaking at the Mindanao-wide distribution of land certificates to agrarian reform beneficiaries in Davao City, Duterte blamed the New People’s Army for […]

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Martial law? Duterte vows to do ‘something drastic’ to address PH violence

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:02:38 +0000

Martial law? Duterte vows to do ‘something drastic’ to address PH violence

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday warned he would “do something drastic” to address the continuing lawless violence in the Philippines, following the spate of killings in Negros Oriental. “ I will explain in the coming days. But I’m about to do something drastic. It will not sit well with everybody, maybe including […]

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Duterte appoints ex-Nolcom chief to MWSS board of trustees

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 04:36:54 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a former military official as member of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) board

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Duterte will not ask Duque to take leave of absence – Palace 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 03:42:43 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte will not ask Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to take a leave of absence from office despite alleged corruption

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Baptism of fire: Tolentino defends Duterte-Xi verbal fishing deal, but admits he’s got no details

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:32:36 +0000

Francis Tolentino’s baptism of fire as a senator came in the form of a verbal tussle with his colleagues when he tried to defend President Rodrigo Duterte’s supposedly unwritten agreement with China letting Chinese fishermen inside Philippine waters, which Tolentino said was a valid exercise of the President’s powers to enter into executive agreements.

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