Duterte calls Kiko Pangilinan ‘most idiotic legal lawyer’ over Juvenile Justice Law The President erupted in a tirade against Senator Kiko Pangilinan, while addressing his critics on Saturday. President Rodrigo Duterte questioned the senator’s intelligence for continued criticism of his administration and sponsoring the law, which raised the minimum ageRead More →

Duterte is not lazy- Palace hits Trillanes Malacañang on Friday shot back at opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for taking a nap as world leaders held meetings during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore this week. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo saidRead More →

Paolo Duterte running for House seat to get back at Trillanes- Pres. Duterte Presidential son and former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte is running for Congress in the 2019 midterm elections to get back at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, his father President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday “I thinkRead More →

China doesn’t possess South China Sea- Carpio rebuffs Duterte Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio makes these remarks after President Rodrigo Duterte said China ‘is already in possession’ of the South China Sea Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio rebuffed President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, November 16, by asserting that China doesRead More →

Duterte to skip APEC occasions due to ‘urgent domestic developments’ Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez will attend the November 18 events in the President’s place. Malacañang on Saturday, November 17 said President Rodrigo Duterte will leave the 26th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit early due to “urgent domestic developments.”Read More →

Duterte calls for ‘quick’ conclusion of RCEP trade deal President Rodrigo Duterte called on Asean-member states for the “swift” conclusion of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to reach their year-end target of a “substantial conclusion” during the economic ministers’ meeting here. Duterte taggedRead More →

Gov’t workers to get Christmas reward, cash gifts begins on Nov 15 Government employees nationwide will receive their 14th month pay or Christmas bonus and cash gift starting November 15, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday. “In the spirit of the upcoming Christmas season, government workers nationwide will receive theirRead More →

Tell us the ‘kind of behavior’ to take in South China Sea- Duterte to China President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday asked China about what it wants the Code of Conduct (COC) in the disputed South China Sea to contain. In a chance interview with reporters before the Association of SoutheastRead More →

Duterte names Medialdea as OIC amid ASEAN, APEC summits President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as the officer-in-charge during his travels to Singapore and Papua New Guinea for two major summits. Duterte is scheduled to attend the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Singapore fromRead More →

Pangilinan hits back at Duterte over ‘most stupid’ legal counselor comment Senator Francis Pangilinan hit back against President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday for calling him the “most stupid” lawyer for authoring the Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006. The law exempts minors below 15Read More →