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Palace accuses HRW of cultural insensitivity over stinging drug war criticism
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 4:42pm
Malacañang Monday denied the claim of a Human Rights Watch official that President Rodrigo Duterte has “contempt for lives” as it accused the group of “deep insensitivity to others’...
Palace welcomes survey saying 82% of Pinoys feel safer
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Malacañang is hopeful that the government’s anti-drug war will gain the support of all sectors, including the clergy, following the release of a survey stating that 82 percent of Metro Manila residents...
Duterte takes early lead in Time most influential polls
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte, who has gained international attention because of his brutal war against illegal drugs and tough talk, is the early frontrunner of an online poll for Time magazine’s 100 most influential...
No public engagements for Rody on birthday
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Not used to throwing grand parties, President Duterte will likely celebrate his 72nd birthday tomorrow privately, his spokesman said.
‘Rody to respect lawmakers’ independence on Leni’
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
It’s up to Congress to decide on the impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo despite an earlier appeal by President Duterte to his allies to stop working for her ouster, chief presidential...
Palace links NYT stories to ouster plot
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The New York Times’ documentary and strongly worded editorial criticizing the Philippines’ anti-drug war reflect a “well-funded campaign” to oust President Duterte, Malacañang claimed...
Birthday wish for Rody: More ‘me’ time
by Alexis Romero - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s spokesmen are hopeful he will fulfill his aspirations for the country and he will have more time for himself as the Chief Executive celebrates his 72nd birthday today.
Rody to Leni, kids: Let’s have dinner
by Alexis Romero - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
In public, President Duterte accused Vice President Leni Robredo of being part of a triumvirate plotting to oust him. But in private, the President yesterday invited Robredo and her children to dinner, according...
Duterte rejects Rolex gift from businessman
by Alexis Romero - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Will you turn down a Rolex wristwatch given as a gift?
Duterte threatens to ‘flatten’ NPA mountain lairs
by Alexis Romero - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte may be ready to resume talks with communists, but he is also prepared to “flatten mountains” to assert to the rebels that they cannot claim any part of Philippine territory to be t...
Rody recalls life as NPA hostage
by Alexis Romero - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
When communist rebels pointed an M-14 rifle at his head, President Duterte thought about his third child who was still in the womb of his wife.
Duterte prefers compromise than court cases on tax deficiencies
by Alexis Romero - March 24, 2017 - 5:51pm
President Rodrigo Duterte prefers a reasonable compromise with those who have tax deficiencies over the filing of cases, saying he already needs money to build hospitals in violence-stricken areas in Mindanao.
Rody, 72, wishes for more strength to carry on
by Alexis Romero - March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Turning 72 on March 28, President Duterte cannot ask for more, except prayers that he be given more time and strength to be able to finish his term.
Beijing to Rody: No structures in Panatag
by Alexis Romero - March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
China has assured President Duterte there will be no construction in Panatag Shoal, denying earlier reports that it would pursue plans to put up a monitoring station in the disputed area in the West Philippine...
Duterte asks Leni in jest to marry him
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:43pm
“Sige dalaga man siya. Sige pakasalan mo ako. Dalawa na tayo dito.”
Duterte to De Lima: See you in hell
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:02pm
President Rodrigo Duterte is resigned to the fact that he would go to hell but he is also sure that he would see his staunch critic Sen. Leila de Lima there.
Thailand vows to buy more Philippines products
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Thailand has vowed to help the Philippines narrow the trade gap between the two countries by encouraging Thai companies to buy more Philippine-made products, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said yesterday.
Reports on EJKs make Phl a hard sell — Teo
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Reports about extrajudicial killings in the country make it hard for the government to sell the Philippines as a tourist destination and Vice President Leni Robredo’s recent statement before the United Nations...
Philippines, Thailand strengthen defense, economic ties
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Leaders of the Philippines and Thailand have vowed to strengthen defense and economic cooperation and reaffirmed their commitment to work together to address common concerns.
China, Asean to meet on sea code
by Alexis Romero - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
China will host a meeting with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in May to discuss the framework for the code of conduct for claimants in the South China Sea dispute.
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