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AFP, PNP ordered to intensify operations vs Abus, IS
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 10:39pm
In a bid to underscore his administration’s fight against extremists in southern Philippines, President Duterte has ordered government forces to use all available resources to go after the two factions of...
Duterte backs Lopez, but to review mine closures
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 10:38pm
President Duterte has thrown his full support anew behind Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, who is facing opposition at the Commission on Appointments (CA) and possible counter charges for being hard on mining ...
‘Double honor’ for Duterte at PMA
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 10:35pm
President Duterte said he is “doubly honored” to be adopted by the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association Inc. more than two decades after he became an honorary member of PMA Class of 1967.
Russian officials praise Rody’s stand on US
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 10:32pm
Russian officials praise Rody’s stand on US Christina Mendez MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has claimed the Russian federation led by National Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev...
Duterte to PMA: Build nation worthy of the Filipinos
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 10:30pm
President Duterte has appealed to alumni of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) to help him build a nation “worthy of the Filipinos” and to mold Filipinos “worthy of their nation.”
Jinggoy preparing welcome for Leila
by Christina Mendez - February 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima may expect a warm welcome if she is arrested on drug charges, former senator Jinggoy Estrada said yesterday.
Rody to AMLC: Release info on my accounts
by Christina Mendez - February 18, 2017 - 11:29pm
Following accusations that he and his family have about P2 billion in bank deposits, President Duterte urged the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to make public any information it has against him.
No peace talks with Reds until Rody says so
by Christina Mendez - February 12, 2017 - 10:58pm
Malacañang remains non-committal on calls for the resumption of peace talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines even after CPP founder Jose Ma. Sison pushed both parties to ...
Palace debunks UN official’s claim on culture of impunity
by Christina Mendez - February 12, 2017 - 10:58pm
Malacañang debunked yesterday a United Nations human rights investigator’s claim that President Duterte’s bloody drug war has generated a culture of impunity among men in uniform.
Rody: Colombia’s Gaviria ‘stupid’
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2017 - 12:18am
After calling former Colombian president Cesar Gaviria an idiot, President Duterte now calls him a fool.
Gov’t contractual workers get P2,000 gratuity
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2017 - 12:13am
Non-regular employees also deserve recognition for their services in government, leading President Duterte to order yesterday the grant of a one-time P2,000 gratuity pay.
Duterte orders war on illegal gambling
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2017 - 12:12am
It’s all-out war, this time against illegal gambling.
President has final say – DENR chief
by Christina Mendez - February 10, 2017 - 12:15am
President Duterte has the final say on the fate of 23 mines ordered closed for operating in or near watersheds, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez said yesterday, as she rebuffed criticism f...
Gaviria an idiot – Rody
by Christina Mendez - February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
That idiot.
Go to Basilan or resign, Rody tells erring cops
by Christina Mendez - February 8, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday berated more than 200 erring members of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) and ordered them deployed to Mindanao, where he said more men are needed to fight terrorists...
Phl makes formal request for Chinese military equipment
by Christina Mendez - February 8, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines has formalized its request for precision-guided munitions (PGM), fast boats and drones from China as part of the assistance offered by Beijing to the Duterte administration’s campaign agai...
Rody scuttles peace talks
by Christina Mendez - February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
A day after lifting the unilateral ceasefire, President Duterte announced last night that he was terminating formal peace negotiations with communist rebels.
Duterte fumes over ‘pay per kill’ report
by Christina Mendez - February 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Saying he is not in the business of paying policemen for every drug suspect killed, President Duterte blasted Amnesty International (AI) yesterday for its report on how the killing of drug offenders had become ...
Violence seen to persist in Mindanao due to IS
by Christina Mendez - February 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Government peace initiatives with Muslim rebels remain on track, but the Duterte administration foresees more violence as the military continues offensive operations against the Abu Sayyaf and those affiliated ...
Palace: NPA ceasefire end won’t hamper Rody’s peace effort
by Christina Mendez - February 2, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s pursuit of peace will not be hampered by the decision of the communist rebels to end their unilateral ceasefire, Malacañang said yesterday.
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