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Duterte to extend PNP chief’s tour of duty

File: President Rodrigo Duterte with PNP Chief Ronald Dela Rosa. Malacanang Photo MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he will extend the tour of duty of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director General Ronald Dela Rosa. He explained he ...

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Duterte to media: I am not your enemy 

President Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ / Presidential Photographers Division) President Rodrigo Duterte’s tough guy image turned mellow as he hosted Malacañang reporters, photographers, and cameramen to a Christmas Party on Tuesday night. Known for his love-hate relationship with the media, Duterte ...

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Palasyo itinangging si Duterte ang pasimuno ng binatikos na OFW ID

Dumepensa ang Palasyo sa mga kritisismong natanggap ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kaugnay sa anyo ng bagong overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) ID card. Ani Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, naniniwala siyang walang kinalaman ang Pangulo sa paglalagay ng kaniyang mukha sa mga ...

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Duterte abolishes urban poor commission amid officials' 'misdeeds'

President Rodrigo Duterte. Noel Celis, Reuters MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to abolish the Presidential Commission on the Urban Poor, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte decided to abolish the commission due to supposed ...

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Duterte seeks martial law extension in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte underscored the need to eradicate terrorists, including the New People’s Army, as he seeks another year for martial law in Mindanao. But a lawmaker insists, the move is unconstitutional. – The World Tonight, ANC, December 11, 2017 ...

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Sara Duterte backs martial law extension

DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Monday said the local government here supports her father President Rodrigo Duterte’s bid to extend martial law in the entire Mindanao. “The city government of Davao has no opposition to martial law. We ...

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Duterte to ask Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao anew

MANILA – (UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is set to officially ask Congress to extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao a second time. House Majority Leader Fariñas shared to House reporters his communication with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. “Text ...

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Duterte says peace talks with Reds can still be resuscitated

Representatives from the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines during a round of talks in Oslo, Norway. Danny Buenafe, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday gave yet another hint that he is open ...

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Duterte says human rights activists should be given valium

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De Lima asks lawyers to be ‘champions of rights’ under Duterte gov’t

Detained opposition Senator Leila de Lima has appealed to fellow lawyers to show President Rodrigo Duterte that they would not allow him and his administration to ignore the rights of people and set aside the rule of law. In her ...

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