Mga tambay, binalaan ni Pangulong Duterte

Mga tambay, binalaan ni Pangulong Duterte Tapos na nga ba ang maliligayang araw ng mga tambay sa lansangan? Pati na nung mga nag-iinuman sa kalsada at nagkukumpulan sa mga kritikal na lugar? May babala kasi sa kanila si Pangulong Duterte na gagawing aksyon daw ng pulisya. Pero ang Commission on Human Rights ay umaalma. Subscribe to the GMA News and Public Affairs channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/gmanews

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Forbes : Duterte Has Brought Safety To The Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s cruel tactics against drug traffic may have terrified some in the Philippines. But Filipinos feel safer nowadays than they felt back in 2014, walking alone at night in the streets. That’s according to the recently released Gallup 2018 Global Law and Order report, which assigns the Philippines a score of 82, up from 76 in 2014 (see Table 1). And that’s well above the average score for East Asia, which stands at 72. Table 1 Law And Order Index Scores 2014 And 2017* Country 2014 2017 The…

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‘Want to live longer? Stay in jail’ : Duterte tells drug suspects

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has a message for drug suspects who hope to live longer: Stay in jail. Duterte, 72, told drug suspects in a central Cebu province on Tuesday to look for a way to get arrested and then stay behind bars if they want to live longer. It is his latest threat in his bloody anti-drug crackdown. Duterte did not identify the targets of his warning in a televised threat-laden speech, but referred to people who grew rich through illegal drugs in the province. “You know if I…

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Pres. Duterte, SAP Go visit wake of ex-Senator Angara

President Rodrigo R. Duterte, together with Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday visited the wake of the late statesman Edgardo Angara in Taguig City. Duterte and Go arrived around 12:30 a.m. at the Heritage Park and were received by Senator Sonny Angara and his mother, Gloria Manalang-Angara. Go said the president went straight from a meeting in Malacañang to pay his last respects to the late senator. At the wake, he said the chief executive talked with Angara’s children. “Nagkuwentuhan lang po with his (former Senator Edgardo’s)…

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Why did Duterte skipped voting on Barangay Election?

Finding himself in a situation where he had to choose only one side from among his supporters, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Tuesday his decision to skip the 2018 barangay (village) elections was “purely political.” “Lahat ‘yung tumakbo, kaibigan ko, almost all were my supporters during the last election,” he told reporters in Taguig City during his visit to the wake of the late former Senator Edgardo Angara. “They would never believe that nagboto ako o hindi sa kanila.” Duterte said he did not want to becloud the minds of his supporters…

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Duterte takes a break, goes to Makati mall to window shop

President Rodrigo Duterte took a break from his busy schedule and went out to window shop at an upscale mall in Makati City over the weekend. Special Assistant to the President Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go said the President only wanted to take a breather and wind down from his hectic schedule. Last Saturday night, Mr. Duterte went to Greenbelt 5 after gracing the 51st annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City. The President went to the Jaeger Le Coultre boutique, Go…

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Rise of the Strongman: Duterte among ‘strongmen’ in TIME cover story

President Rodrigo Duterte has been included on the cover — and in the cover story — of the May 14 issue of TIME magazine international edition. The article, “Rise of the Strongman” is on a global trend in favor of “more muscular, assertive leadership” embodied by US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump isn’t included in my new @TIME cover on the Rise of the Strongmen. But he’d like to be. pic.twitter.com/2GJKRp2Xsp — ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) May 3, 2018 “In every region of the world, changing times…

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Palace slams ‘unfortunate’ European Parliament resolution

Malacañang on Friday described as “unfortunate” the European Parliament’s resolution calling for an end to the alleged extrajudicial killings amid the country’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs. “We, of course, find it unfortunate that members of the European Parliament once again interfered with the affairs of the Philippine state, rehashing issues and baseless claims that have been explained adequately by the Philippine government in several official statements,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace press briefing. “We reiterate that the Philippine administration — the government under the administration of…

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‘Build, Build, Build’, solid backbone for growth: Pres. Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte underscored the importance of the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program during his speech at the opening ceremonies of the Boao Forum for Asia held in Hainan, China on April 10. Speaking before renowned businessmen and leaders from government led by Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Duterte said the “Build, Build, Build” program will not only upgrade the country’s infrastructure but also provide interconnectivity between people and communities, create more jobs, and strengthen the investment climate leading to sustained inclusive growth. “Our Build, Build, Build program will provide…

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Duterte’s remarks vs. Sereno not an attack on judicial independence

Malacanang on Wednesday clarified that President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent remarks against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was purely intended to the top magistrate and was not meant as an attack to the judiciary. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after lawyers’ groups reportedly sought for “urgent action” from the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on Duterte’s remark, calling them as an insult to judicial independence. Roque even said the call to impeach Sereno “did not originate from the Executive”. “Let the facts…

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