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Posts Tagged ‘Rodrigo Duterte’

Duterte, Widodo discuss intensified cooperation vs terrorism

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has confirmed the telephone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. President Widodo initiated the call himself at around 7:30 pm, Wednesday. The...

President Duterte warns narco-politicians that protect terrorists

Posted on: June 6th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte visited on Saturday soldiers injured in the war against Maute group in Marawi City. As he faced the media, the President insisted that the terrorists in Mindanao...

President Duterte tours Japanese Navy ship

Posted on: June 5th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte toured a Japanese navy helicopter carrier docked in Subic port on Sunday as part of its four-day goodwill visit to the Philippines. Japan’s largest warship, the Izumo,...

Congress formally dismisses impeachment complaint vs. PRRD

Posted on: May 31st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — A total of 217 representatives voted ‘Yes’ to adopt the resolution and the House Justice Committee report, dismissing the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. Four voted...

Russia vows to help Philippines in its fight against terrorism and drugs

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov had a bilateral meeting on Thursday. The Philippine secretary has expressed gratitude to Russia...

Bello calls on CPP to call off NPA offensives in Mindanao

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The government peace panel has asked the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) to withdraw directives to its armed wing, New People’s Army (NPA) to intensify offensives in...

Aguirre defends martial law declaration in Mindanao

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. He said the declaration was in accordance with the Constitution and a necessary...

House Mindanao bloc expresses support for the declaration of martial law

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez held a meeting with the Mindanao bloc on Wednesday to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Deputy Speaker Cong. Bai...

Basis for Martial Law declaration, against the law – Constitutionalist

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — A constitutionalist has questioned the basis of President Rodrigo Duterte for declaring martial law in the entire region of Mindanao. One of the framers of the 1987 Constitution,...

Public must not fear Mindanao martial law — AFP Westmincom

Posted on: May 24th, 2017 | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the Mindanao region has earned varied reactions. Many were shocked by what has been happening in Mindanao. There are...