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‘Rody ICC case dead, thanks to Callamard’
by Christina Mendez - May 7, 2017 - 12:00am
“Dead as a door nail.”
Palace rebukes Agnes anew: It was not proper courtesy
by Christina Mendez - May 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Malacañang denied anew United Nations special rapporteur Agnes Callamard’s position that she notified the administration about her visit to the country to attend an academic conference.
Palace raps UN rapporteur
by Christina Mendez - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday scored UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard, saying it was “disappointed” that while a high level delegation was to present...
Rody on CA’s rejection of Gina: Lobby money talks
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte is not discounting the possibility that interest groups might have used lobby money in the confirmation hearings of the Commission on Appointments (CA) that led to the rejection of Gina Lopez as...
Duterte: Chat with Xi was at Trump’s request
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte seems to be emerging as a go-between the world’s two most powerful leaders, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
UN rapporteur in Manila for drug policy meet
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard is in the country to attend a conference on drug policy at the University of the Philippines today.
Security council studying proposal on Phl-China military drills
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
The National Security Council is studying President Duterte’s proposal for joint military drills with China, even as it admitted such arrangement would require a treaty or a deal similar to the Visiting Forces...
Duterte: Salazar, ERC execs on way out
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Suspended Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chairman Jose Vicente Salazar and all the other commissioners of the ERC are on their way out, President Duterte declared yesterday during a doctors’ conference...
5 NBI agents face probe for ‘protecting’ Atong Ang
by Christina Mendez - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has ordered a probe on five agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) tagged as protectors of controversial businessman Charlie “Atong” Ang, who is now...
Xi calls Rody to discuss N. Korea
by Christina Mendez - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed tensions between North Korea and the United States in a telephone conversation yesterday.
Rody calls for non-interference, drug-free Asean
by Christina Mendez - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
The scourge of illegal drugs, a need for mutual respect for independence, non-interference in domestic affairs and sovereignty were the major concerns raised by President Duterte during the opening ceremonies of...
Honeylet hosts museum tour for spouses
by Christina Mendez - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, the partner of President Duterte, played host yesterday to the spouses of leaders attending the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Mani...
13 MPD cops axed over ‘hidden cell’
by Christina Mendez - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 commander Superintendent Robert Domingo and 12 members of the station’s drug enforcement unit (DEU) were relieved from their posts yesterday after a “hidden cell”...
Phl, Indonesia to step up fight vs terror, kidnapping
by Christina Mendez - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The need for intensified joint effort against terrorism, piracy and kidnapping dominated the discussions yesterday between President Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
No mention of Veloso clemency in Joko, Rody meet
by Christina Mendez - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo skipped the issue on the possible grant of clemency to convicted drug trafficker Filipina worker Mary Jane Veloso during their joint declaration of support last...
Widodo: Sea row must be resolved immediately
by Christina Mendez - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
The South China Sea dispute is an issue that must be solved immediately, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said yesterday.
Brunei to exchange ‘expertise’ with Philippines on drug war
by Christina Mendez - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Brunei is ready to work with or take pointers from the Philippines in the fight against illegal drugs, a campaign that has earned President Duterte both criticism and admiration at home and abroad.
Power outage mars toast for Bolkiah
by Christina Mendez - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Power went off as President Duterte started his speech for the toast in honor of Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bokiah during the state banquet prepared by Malacañang for the visiting leader last ni...
Rody hits Amnesty, NYT over drug war remarks
by Christina Mendez - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Saying that he is not an advocate for human rights, President Duterte belittled the call of watchdog group Amnesty International for the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to take a stand on his bloody...
OP, DFA to review int’l agreements
by Christina Mendez - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte has signed memorandum circular No. 16, which gives the Office of the President (OP) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) the authority to review international agreements and all other deals...
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