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Duterte calls axed Bacolod police chief a drug lord ‘protector’

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte called recently sacked Bacolod City Police Chief PCSupt. Francis Ebreo a drug lord “protector”. The Chief Executive noted an incident where Ebreo exhibited a...

Duterte orders backchannel talks with Reds

Posted on: January 15th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is reopening doors for peace. Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) Board Member Avelino Andal confirmed that the Chief Executive ordered him...

Duterte to march the streets to support the Bangsamoro Basic Law

Posted on: January 14th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed on Monday (January 14) that President Rodrigo Duterte plans to fly to Cotabato City to join a massive rally on January 18...

Duterte fires Bacolod City police chief, 4 others for illegal drugs

Posted on: January 14th, 2019 | No Comments
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Bacolod City Chief of Police PSSupt. Francis Ebreo over the weekend for his alleged involvement in drugs and for “making the people...

Duterte to order nationwide ban on firecrackers

Posted on: January 11th, 2019 | No Comments
BULACAN, Philippines – Soon, there will be no firecrackers and fireworks to be allowed, for individual use or local government sponsored. President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (January 10) said he...

Duterte warns of closure against establishments polluting Manila Bay

Posted on: January 9th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close establishments polluting one of the country’s natural harbors — the Manila Bay. On Tuesday (January 8), the President ordered Environment Secretary...

Duterte supports proposed tax increase on cigarettes, alcoholic drinks

Posted on: January 8th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte supports the proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes and alcoholic beverages. The proposal presented by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of...

Palace defends Duterte for ‘made up’ molestation story

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticisms anew for the statements he made on December 29 when he told about the abuses of a priest against him and...

Duterte orders ‘a fair and thorough investigation’ on killing of Richard Red Santillan

Posted on: January 2nd, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered ‘a fair and thorough investigation’ on the killing of Richard Red Santillan, the aide of election lawyer and election fraud accuser Atty....

Number of Filipinos hopeful for the new year declines – SWS

Posted on: January 1st, 2019 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Majority of Filipinos welcomed the new year with high hopes according to the latest study by the Social Weather Station (SWS). Based on the survey, 92%...