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Phillipine president apologises for cursing Obama

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a “son of a whore” in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations’ long alliance. Duterte lobbed the insult in response to steady [...]

September 3, 2018 Politics

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña kinasuhan ng PNP

Kinasuhan ng hepe ng pulisya sa Cebu City si Mayor Tomas Osme؜ña dahil sa umano’y pakikialam sa kanilang trabaho bilang mga alagad ng batas. Sa kanyang reklamong inihain sa Office of the Ombudsman, sinabi ni SSupt. Royina Garma na nakialam umano [...]

September 1, 2018 Politics

Ako ay magreretiro na. Walang plano na tumakbo kahit ano sa 2019 – Arroyo

Sinabi ni Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo noong Miyerkules na hindi siya nagpaplano na humingi ng anumang upuan ng pamahalaan sa 2019 midterm elections.   Sinabi ng dating pangulo na walang makapagpigil sa kanya mula sa pagretiro sa susunod na taon. “Ako [...]

August 30, 2018 Politics

DUTERTE’S CHOICE | De Castro is new Supreme Court Chief Justice

Associate Justice Teresita De Castro is the newly appointed Supreme Court chief justice, replacing ousted Maria Lourdes Sereno. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra confirmed the appointment, saying the 69-year old De Castro, who is set to retire in October, was President [...]

August 25, 2018 Politics

Sen. Trillanes on PRRD: I believe he is healthy kaso tamad

Sen. Trillanes on PRRD: I believe he is healthy kaso tamad, hindi niya ginagawa ‘yung mga solusyon sa problema ng bayan Sen. Trillanes on PRRD: Puro kalokohan lang ginagawa niya sa Davao Sen. Trillanes on PRRD: Ang primary objective diyan [...]

August 22, 2018 Politics

‘Trillanes kay PRRD: Kung mamamatay siya , attend na lang tayo sa burol niya ‘.

‘Trillanes kay PRRD: “People should not fall for that. Sa akin, kung mamamatay siya, eh ‘di um-attend na lang tayo ng burol. ‘Yun na lang,” Pahayag ni Trillanes sa mga media sa pagdalo nito sa ika-35 years death anniversary ni [...]

August 22, 2018 Politics

Duterte in ‘kama’ not ‘coma’ – Bong Go

Duterte in ‘kama’ not ‘coma’ – Bong Go What coma? President Rodrigo Duterte’s trusted aide on Monday disputed rumors that the chief executive is in a state of coma. “Nasa kama lang nag rest, kausap ko pa 2 am kaninang [...]

August 21, 2018 Politics

PH to demand more than apology for NAIA incident

Malacañang said that the Philippine government will seek more than an apology from XiamenAir for the inconvenience it has caused to incoming and outgoing passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) over the weekend. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made [...]

August 20, 2018 Politics

Robredo spokesman taunts Duterte: You forgot Cayetano again!

Critics on Wednesday, August 15, taunted President Rodrigo Duterte for saying he was ready to quit but would rather have the military-police establishment or his favored politicians run the country, not his constitutional successor. Lawyer Barry Gutierrez, spokesman of Vice [...]

August 16, 2018 Politics

Duterte says he is tired and thinking of stepping down

President Rodrigo Duterte has again floated the scenario of him stepping down, citing that he is tired with his seemingly endless fight to curb corruption in the government. Duterte said he mentioned his intention to leave his post about two [...]

August 15, 2018 Politics