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Philippine Literary and Writers Festival

Focus: In The Country

The Philippine Literary and Writers Festival encourages more and more Philippine authors, young and younger, to write. Many of them are writing in English, which, despite the supposed decline of the language here is compensated for by the number of Filipino [...]

August 26, 2016 Headlines, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say

Setting Up The Agenda For Constitutional Reform

The French System of Governance has been proposed by some quarters for adoption. Let us examine closely how the system works. In France, the French System of Governance is the traditional division that exists between parliamentary and presidential systems of [...]

August 26, 2016 News, Politics, What The Papers Say, World

Leni’s Vice Presidential Race Won Slam-Dunk

DFA Secretary Jun Yasay does his darndest best to protect tactless Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte from himself. Sabah/Malaysia and Scarborough/China are tough issues, let alone our relations with other countries. Digong should bone up on them and not squander scarce [...]

August 26, 2016 News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say

The President’s Power To Remove Appointees Of The Previous Administrations

President Duterte’s Memorandum Circular No. 4, wherein he fired all presidential appointees of the previous administrations, could have been avoided had the appointees tendered their courtesy resignations upon the accession of the new President. The resignations are normally expected and [...]

August 26, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say
President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte Running The Nation Without Headlines,Possible?

From the summary drug killings, which, according to TIME magazine, have now reached 1,800, President Rodrigo Duterte‘s problems have been the result of careless words rather than concrete official deeds. In his first two months in office, he has talked [...]

August 26, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say
Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada

Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada Nais Maging ‘City of Lights’ Ang Maynila

Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada  ay maglalaan ng P300 milyon pang pondo upang ipagpatuloy sa susunod na taon ang pagpapailaw sa mga kalye ng lungsod, na pinapangarap niyang maging “City of Lights” ng bansa, tulad ng Paris. Ayon kay Mayor [...]

August 26, 2016 Headlines, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say
senate inquiry

Widespread Criticism On Philippine’s War on Drugs Triggers Senate Inquiry

President Rodrigo Duterte launched a war on drugs campaign in the Philippines in July, has triggered widespread debate over rights abuses as the government grapples with almost four million drug users nationwide triggered a senate inquiry. A special senate inquiry this [...]

August 25, 2016 News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say

Duterte Calls On Housing Stakeholders To Unite For Decent Filipino Homes

In formulating development action plans aimed at providing affordable and decent homes to Filipinos, President Rodrigo Duterte has called on all economic housing development stakeholders to unite. The President Rodrigo Duterte issued the call at the 7th National Developers’ Convention [...]

August 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
leila delima

Sen. Leila De Lima? Resign Na! Now Na!

Ayon sa mamahayag na si Jun Briones o mas kilala sa tawag na “BURDADO” , kung may ilang kapatid sa hanapbuhay na namamantikaan sa “narco-money” kaya kumokontra rito sa “war against drugs” ng Duterte administration, sa totoo lang, parekoy, mas [...]

August 24, 2016 Headlines, Politics, What The Papers Say
Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte

Kampanya ni President Duterte Kontra Droga: Wagi Na

Sa mga nakalipas na linggo ay patuloy na nababawasan ang mga naitatalang krimen sa bawat sulok ng Pilipinas dahil na rin sa pinaigting na kampanya ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte at ng Philippine National Police (PNP) laban sa lahat ng kriminal [...]

August 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Trending News, What The Papers Say