President Rodrigo Duterte

Leila De Lima

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima accused the administration using Vice President as a “scapegoat” and the threat of impeachment against her as a “diversionary tactic” to cover up the guilt of President Rodrigo Duterte. The former senator said that presidential anti-corruption commissioner Manuelito Luna was only attempting to gain the president’s brownie points when he (Luna) issued the impeachment threat against Robredo. Calling for the Vice President’s impeachment is also

financial team

The financial team of President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that the sky-high inflation in 2018 will not occur again for the remainder of his term, as the government is ramping up reforms and external forces are becoming favourable. The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) even lowered the inflation outlook for 2019 to between 2.7% and 3.5% at its 176th session. The previous outlook was 2% to 4%. Due to the

Andanar

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Friday that an effort to impeach President Rodrigo Duterte will not succeed because Congress’s chief executive enjoys majority assistance. Fisherfolk community Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said previously that it was preparing an impeachment complaint to be lodged against Duterte at the House of Representatives for supposedly compromising the fishing rights of the Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea. The group quoted

metro

At least 44 percent of the new Metro Rail Transit 7 is finished, the transportation department said Wednesday, as representatives led a press trip on a project segment ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. Twelve out of the 14 stations are expected to be operational by 2022, the Department of Transportation said during a press tour on a part of the project site.

Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was accused of being the most brazen violator of a new law he approved that would penalize a broad variety of sexual harassment, from catcalling to wolf whistling. The controversial remarks about females by the 74-year-old president include countless jokes about rape and incensed women’s rights activists, but did not dent his common approval at home. Duterte’s government published information of a law he signed that

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He may be cold towards Iceland, but President Rodrigo Duterte said that severing connections with the Nordic country could impact some 2,000 Filipinos employed there. The president stated that he is seriously considering that  it could influence the relationships between filipinos and the host nation. Iceland submitted a resolution to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) seeking a thorough review of the human rights situation in the Philippines, including

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The Palace calls the resolution grotesquely one-sided and declares that President Rodrigo Duterte will decide whether to allow the United Nations to test drug war murders. Malacañang highly condemned the resolution passed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) setting out activities on murders related to the drug war of President Rodrigo Duterte. The resolution is grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan. It reeks of nauseating politics totally

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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the “freezing” of several high-ranking officials and staff of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on accusations of corruption. In a declaration, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the names of the concerned BOC representatives and staff would be revealed for illegitimate operations at the suitable moment as they face administrative and criminal charges. The recent action of the president underlines the zero tolerance of this administration

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MANILA, Philippines — Despite his new record-high net satisfaction rating, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was just doing his job. Duterte received a net satisfaction rating of +68 in a survey conducted from June 22 to 26 by the Social Weather Stations surpassing his previous personal record of +66 in March 2019. Asked to comment, the President said in translated Tagalog that he does not focus on this kind

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‘I will overcome corruption. I’m having to deal it until now,’ says President Rodrigo Duterte before announcing in a presentation in Leyte that he sacked the GSIS executive “I will overcome corruption . I’m dealing it up to now. I just fired the president of the GSIS yesterday ,” he said in a speech at the inauguration of the Chen Yi Agventures Rice Processing Complex in Alangalang , Leyte. Earlier