Duterte: ‘I want to know their opinion on draft federal Charter’ With the administration’s economic managers opposed to the federal Constitution, President Rodrigo Duterte now wants the people themselves to comment on it so this improve and then submitted to Congress. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Thursday that the DepartmentRead More →

Duterte slams China against radio warnings For the second time in a week, President Rodrigo Duterte rebuked China for its “nasty” warnings against Philippine planes flying near Beijing’s artificial islands in the South China Sea, including those claimed by Manila. The President was referring to the Chinese Navy’s menacing radioRead More →

Duterte hits U.S. for notice PH over Russian equipments Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte bristled at the warning of a United States defense official to the Philippines not to buy Russian military equipment. On Friday, August 17, Duterte lashed out against the country’s sole treaty ally for what he sees asRead More →

‘Resignation just an afterthought’- Duterte After raising the specter of a military takeover and brushing aside the constitutional provision on succession, President Duterte yesterday said his announced plan to resign was just an “afterthought” – borne out of frustration over the continuing drug menace and corruption. “I was frustrated. ButRead More →

Duterte set to fire more corrupt government officials President Duterte is set to fire more erring government officials, particularly involve in graft and corruption. Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go said investigations are still ongoing for those government officials who have report to have practice corruption in their respective offices.Read More →

48 ‘brand new’ trains mislead under Duterte Acquire during the Aquino administration, the trains for the MRT-3 line use because of weight and compatibility issues Claim: In less than a year under President Rodrigo Duterte, 48 new train cars for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 were made available, helpingRead More →

Shift to federalism won’t adversely affect the economy- Palace Malacañang on Wednesday stressed that the proposed shift to federalism would not adversely affect the economy after the country’s socioeconomic planning secretary warned about its impact on the country’s finances.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace has already discussedRead More →

Alvarez bats for individuals’ drive to delay 2019 surveys House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday reiterated his pitch for a people’s initiative to postpone next year’s midterm elections. Alvarez, who made the same proposal on Monday over a radio interview, said this could be an option in case the SenateRead More →

SC Justice Martires denies composing deal grant for ex-AFP comptroller Garcia Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires has clarified that he did not pen the Sandiganbayan decision that granted the plea bargain deal between the Office of the Ombudsman and former AFP comptroller Major General Carlos Garcia, and he wasRead More →