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Duterte gives narco list to US government
by Christina Mendez - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite a US intelligence agency’s tag that he is a “democracy threat,” President Duterte has provided the US government a copy of the list of personalities included in his war against drugs. ...
Palace disputes ‘press freedom violator’ tag
by Christina Mendez - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang said yesterday it is taking the country’s lower global rankings in the 2017 Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index seriously, but disputed in particular its tag as...
Palace summons US envoy over intelligence report
by Christina Mendez - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Following Malacañang’s serious concern over the US Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment report which tagged President Duterte as a “threat to democracy,” Executive Secretary...
Duterte: Rappler has no place in Palace
by Christina Mendez - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday maintained that online news outfit Rappler has no place in Malacañang after he and presidential spokesman Harry Roque accused the site of peddling fake news.
‘Interpol, Kuwait officials should prosecute Joanna Demafelis killers’
by Christina Mendez - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte expects the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) and Kuwaiti authorities to take action on the killing of overseas Filipino worker Joanna Demafelis.
Philippines protests China’s naming of Benham Rise features
by Christina Mendez - February 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines does not recognize and is protesting China’s moves to name of five undersea features in the Philippine or Benham rise.
Duterte ready to sell soul to devil for OFWs
by Christina Mendez - February 14, 2018 - 12:01am
To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning from Kuwait, President Duterte is promising money and a comfortable life – even if it will take making a pact with the devil.
Duterte warns of renewed terror attack in Mindanao
by Christina Mendez - February 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Saying he sees “dark clouds ahead,” President Duterte has warned the public that violence and terrorism would erupt again in Mindanao.
Duterte maintains no more helicopter deal with Canada
by Christina Mendez - February 14, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte maintained the administration will not push through with the $233-million agreement to purchase 16 helicopters from Canada.
Duterte flies home for Valentine’s Day
by Christina Mendez - February 14, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte flew to Davao last night to spend Valentine’s Day in his home city.
New barangay in Misamis Oriental created
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has signed Republic Act 10971 creating a new barangay in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental.
Duterte threatens Boracay closure
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to probe the sewage problems in Boracay or else the famous beach island will have to be closed down.
Poe, Roque step up word war
by Christina Mendez - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Another word war is brewing between Sen. Grace Poe and presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr.
‘Bring home distressed OFWs from Kuwait’
by Christina Mendez - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Saying he can no longer allow any Filipino worker to die due to abuse by their employers abroad, President Dutert has directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to bring back home within 72 hours all Filipino service...
Pimentel kin appointed to Filipinos overseas commission
by Christina Mendez - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed a distant relative of former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel Jr. to the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, along with several others whose appointments were made public by Malacañang...
Marawi mayor backs extension of martial law
by Christina Mendez - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra expressed confidence yesterday that the extension of martial law in Mindanao will help boost the peace and order situation in the region, following the Supreme Court’s decision...
Kill 5 NPAs for every slain soldier – Duterte
by Christina Mendez - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Unfazed by threats, President Duterte warned that five New People’s Army (NPA) rebels will be killed for every soldier slain by communist guerrillas.
Go allowed to testify in frigate hearing
by Christina Mendez - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has given the go-signal to his special assistant Christopher “Bong” Go to attend the Senate Blue Ribbon hearing on the P15.5-billion Navy frigate procurement controversy to answer charges...
Foreigners barred from Philippine Rise, unless with Filipinos
by Christina Mendez - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Just after the Chinese had completed their “scientific research” in Benham Rise or Philippine Rise, President Duterte ordered similar foreign endeavors in the area stopped and for new ones to secure permit...
Teachers can expect pay hike in 2 years
by Christina Mendez - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has vowed to look into ways to increase the salaries of public school teachers, not this year but in 2020, Malacañang said yesterday.
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