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Duterte predicts Pacquiao

Duterte predicts Pacquiao to become Philippine president

MANILA, Philippines – Neophyte senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will someday become president of the republic, President Duterte predicted over the weekend. In a freewheeling speech delivered during Pacquiao’s 38th birthday celebration in General Santos Saturday night, Duterte referred [...]

December 19, 2016 Politics
Pres-Rodrigo-Duterte

Rody not a killer? Take note, PNP

MANILA, Philippines – Policemen, listen up. Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto welcomed yesterday President Duterte’s statement that he is not condoning extrajudicial killings and law enforcers should toe the line. Recto said he believed Duterte was sincere in asserting that [...]

December 13, 2016 Politics
Rody Duterte

Duterte impeachment: Let’s wait and see – Morales

MANILA, Philippines – Mere words cannot cause the removal of President Duterte from office, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales clarified yesterday, referring to his pronouncement that he would not allow the policemen involved in the killing of Albuera, Leyte mayor Roland Espinosa [...]

December 10, 2016 Politics
Sen. Leila de Lima

‘People of the Philippines, your President is a murderer’ – Sen. Leila de Lima

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Leila de Lima called yesterday President Duterte a murderer, saying he practically admitted ordering the slaying of drug-linked Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa inside his jail cell last month. “Now, we all know that the order [...]

December 10, 2016 Politics

President Duterte details Scarborough Shoal compromise

Filipinos may soon regain access to the traditional fishing grounds in the disputed South China Sea but with certain limitations following his meeting with the leaders of China, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Sunday, October 23. The president shared the [...]

October 23, 2016 Business, Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say, World
Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon

Rep. Ruffy Biazon, pinasuspinde nang 90-araw

Sinuspinde sa loob ng 90-araw ng Sandiganbayan 7th Division si Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon dahil sa kinakaharap na mga kasong malversation, graft at direct bribery kaugnay sa pork barrel scam. Sa isang resolusyon ay pinagbigyan ng Sandiganbayan ang mosyon ng [...]

October 21, 2016 News, Politics, What The Papers Say
Caloocan City

Mag-ama, tandem sa Caloocan City

Talamak ang bentahan ng iligal na droga sa maraming lugar sa Caloocan City partikular sa nasasakupan ng District 1 sapagkat nandito ang maraming madidilim na lugar kung saan pwedeng gawin ang abutan ng biniling iligal na droga. Subalit dahil mahalaga [...]

October 19, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
Marcos Loyalist

Para sa Kapayapaan, Ilibing na! -Marcos Loyalists

Dinumog ng mga Marcos loyalist ang harap ng Korte Suprema ukol sa pagdedesisyon sa paglibing sa mga labi ni former president Ferdinand Marcos sa Libingan ng mga Bayani sa Fort Bonifacio, kung saan naroon din sina dating Senador Bongbong Marcos [...]

October 19, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
imperyalismong America

Imperyalismo Ibagsak!

Dahil sa kagunggungan ng ilan nating mga politiko, nagpapakita na naman ng kahayukan ang imperyalistang America para pakialaman tayo at inaakala rin na kaya pa nila tayong utuin o takutin. Sunod-sunod ang pananakot ng imperyalistang America na posibleng bumagsak daw [...]

October 19, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian

Mayor Rex Gatchalian, todo tutok sa Edukasyon

Matindi ang dedikasyon ni Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian na ganap na mapagtapos sa kolehiyo ang lahat ng Valenzuelaños dahilan upang ipasa ng Sangguniang Panlungsod ang “Free Higher Education Ordinance” na siya ring adbukasiya nina Senator Win Gatchalian at Congressman [...]

October 19, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say