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Posts Tagged ‘Rodrigo Duterte’

President Duterte is authorized to declare martial law – SolGen

Posted on: January 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Solicitor General defended the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he would not think twice in declaring martial law should the Philippines be...

PNP-AIDG links low drug arrests during elections to narco-politicians

Posted on: January 19th, 2017 | No Comments
Philippine National Police-Anti-Illegal Drugs Group (PNP-AIDG) Director PS/Supt. Bert Pero has revealed that based on their assessment, there is a significant drop in the number of arrested drug personalities and...

PNP promises 100% support should Duterte declare martial law

Posted on: January 17th, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to give its support to President Rodrigo Duterte once the chief executive decides to push through with the declaration...

SWS: More Filipinos consider themselves as poor

Posted on: January 17th, 2017 | No Comments
Forty-four percent (44%) or about 10 million Filipino families consider themselves poor, based on the fourth quarter self-rated poverty survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The figure shows a...

Gov’t supports blockage of access to porn sites

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | No Comments
The government is in favor of completely banning access to porn sites in the Philippines after data shows that Filipinos are the top visitors to two porn sites. Based on...

Duterte to declare martial law if situation goes ‘virulent’ due to drugs

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Based on the 1987 Philippine Constitution, the president has the power to suspend for 60 days the privilige of Writ of Habeas Corpus or declare the Philippines under martial law...

Solons push for reforms in cooperatives as alternative to 5-6 lending scheme

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Several lawmakers are pushing for reforms in cooperatives across the country to make it more accessible especially to small entrepreneurs. This is to provide small and medium enterprises an alternative...

Gov’t looks to simplifying application process for small business loans

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MAKATI CITY, Philippines — Instead of loaning money from 5-6 lending scheme which imposes 20% interest monthly, President Rodrigo Duterte urged Filipinos to just loan money from small business corporations...

Duterte leads launch of ASEAN 2017

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | 1 Comment
The Philippines’ chairmanship in the ASEAN Summit 2017 was formally launched on Sunday, January 15, led by President Rodrigo Duterte himself in Davao City. In his speech, the President urged...

500 emergency responders deployed in Davao for ASEAN 2017

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Emergency medical responders from different areas of Davao Region have been gathered in Davao City for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 2017. More than...