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BUHAY Party-list Representative Lito Atienza

Muling Pinabubuksan Ang Mga Kasong Plaza Miranda Bombing at Ninoy Assassination

Muling pinabubuksan ni BUHAY Party-list Representative Lito Atienza sa administrasyong Duterte ang imbestigasyon sa pambobomba sa Plaza Miranda at pagpatay kay dating Senador Ninoy Aquino. Sa privilege speech ni BUHAY Party-list Representative Lito Atienza, binigyang-diin ng mambabatas na tanging si [...]

August 23, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say

PHP250-M Savings Of The Comelec For The Procurement Of Paper Rolls For Official Ballots In The Oct. 31 Barangay and SK polls

PHP250 million was the estimated savings of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the procurement of the paper rolls to be used as official ballots in the forthcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls.   According to Comelec–Printing Committee head Genevieve [...]

August 21, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say
Sen. Leila de Lima

Sen. Leila de Lima hits back at President Rodrigo Duterte

Sen. Leila de Lima hits back at President Rodrigo Duterte for his personal attacks against her, dubbing the President's acts as “abuse and misuse of the executive power.” A teary-eyed Sen. Leila de Lima said in a press conference at [...]

August 19, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
delima-duterte

President Duterte Referred To De Lima As “Lady Senator” Involved In Drug Money

President Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Leila de Lima long-standing word war had come to head when the President mentioned the Senator's name as the public official he wanted to “destroy” as referred to his earlier speeches. President Rodrigo Duterte, who [...]

August 18, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Transcript of President Duterte's 1st SONA

24-hr ultimatum lapses – Narco list a ‘warning’ Abella says

24-hr ultimatum — that’s all the time President Rodrigo Duterte gave alleged personalities involved in the drug trade to come forward. The ultimatum was set Sunday at 1:00 a.m. Some have come forward and reported to the Philippine National Police [...]

August 9, 2016 Politics
de lima

Senator Leila de Lima talks about the proposed Senate inquiry on extrajudicial killings [VIDEO]

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August 2, 2016 Politics
Duterte, Robredo

Duterte, Robredo have finally meet at AFP turnover

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July 1, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Barack Obama

Duterte Administration Can Make Phillipines Fastest Richest Growing Country – Obama

US President Barack Obama became the first head of government to congratulate Rodrigo Duterte, saying at the same time Washington’s congratulations for the conduct of the May 9 elections.     Were emblematic of the Philippines’ vibrant democracy.Duterte is no ordinary [...]

July 1, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Gina Lopez

Duterte offers DENR post to Kapamilya Foundation’s Gina Lopez

A major post in the incoming Cabinet was offered to Gina Lopez of the ABS-CBN Kapamilya Foundation. President-elect Rody Duterte asked Gina Lopez to be Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources after the two met at the Presidential Guest House [...]

June 20, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics

A Unique Message To Mayor Duterte From A UP Law Student

A UP law student named Chad Osario has a unique message to the incoming president. His post in facebook went viral after the law student “Congrats Mayor” message to Duterte.     Here’s Chad Osario’s message: Congrats Mayor! We love [...]

June 7, 2016 News, Politics