‘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 →

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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 →

Opposition members join Mass ahead of Pres. Duterte’s SONA Among the Mass attendees: Liberal Party members VP Leni Robredo, Senators Bam Aquino & Risa Hontiveros; Sen. Antonio Trillanes; fmr peace panel chief Teresita Deles; fmr CHR chair Etta Rosales Opposition members joined members of a lay Christian organization in aRead More →

Senators bring own expectations to Pres. Duterte SONA 2018 Ahead of this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), senators have already picked out certain topics that they want President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss. According to Senator Franklin Drilon, the president must discuss ways to alleviate the burden of highRead More →

Palabay impacts Duterte: Your administration is a total failure! The negative effects of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies far outweigh the positive ones, militant groups said Sunday, a day before the chief executive’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA). Lawyer Cristina Palabay, secretary general of the group Karapatan, said sinceRead More →

Duterte won’t meet SONA dissidents this year, says assistant There will be no repeat of President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with protesters after his State of the Nation Address (SONA) this year, his aide said Saturday. “It will not happen the last year he faced,” Special Assistant to the President BongRead More →

Robredo to go Duterte’s third SONA, says prepared for conceivable insults Vice President Leni Robredo said Friday she would attend President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) despite caution that she might receive insults. Against the advice of her supporters not to attend, Robredo, leader of theRead 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 →