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Palace: Duterte is not the ‘bully’ in Tagle’s sermon

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. INQUIRER file photo MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte was not being alluded to in the recent homily of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle condemning bullies who abuse their power, Malacañang said Tuesday. On Sunday’s sermon during the first ...

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Palace: Duterte no bully

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle meets with President Rodrigo Duterte inside the Malacañang Palace on July 20, 2016. Malacañang photo/File MANILA – Malacañang on Tuesday maintained that President Rodrigo Duterte is not a bully, even as it denied feeling ...

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‘20,000 deaths?’: Duterte questions critics’ death-toll claims from drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday challenged his critics to prove the government's anti-illegal drug campaign has claimed more than 20,000 lives. Lillian Suwanrumpha, AFP MANILA—President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday challenged his critics to prove the government's anti-illegal drug campaign has ...

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Duterte to skip Catholic mass for Balangiga bells homecoming

The Balangiga Bells are displayes at the VIllamor Airbase Parade grounds after the turnover ceremony between the Philippines and the United States of America. Jonathan Celoona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte will grace the formal turnover of the ...

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Change of plans: Duterte to attend Balangiga bells handover in E. Samar

The Balangiga bells were unloaded at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Photo by NOY MORCOSO / INQUIRER.net) MANILA, Philippines—After making some changes in his schedule, President Rodrigo Duterte will now be able to lead the ...

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‘Groups might take Duterte seriously, harm bishops’

Former Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales has warned the public against individuals or groups who might take President Rodrigo Duterte’s verbal assault on Catholic prelates seriously. “Such words from the President may attract stupid people who would do the bidding of ...

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Duterte, may babala sa mga tatakbo sa halalan 2019

Mahigpit ang babala ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa mga kandidato sa halalan 2019 na huwag mananakot ng botante. Pinagbawalan din niya ang mga pulis at sundalo na kumampi sa kahit sinong politiko. I-Bandila mo, Vivienne Gulla. – Bandila sa DZMM, ...

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Duterte wants ‘end’ to communist armed conflict

MANILA—President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of a national task force that will seek the “end” the armed conflict involving communist rebels, according to a document released by the Palace Monday. Duterte signed Executive Order No. 70 on Dec. ...

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Duterte gives motorcycles as gifts to top cop riders

President Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo from an RTVM video) MANILA, Philippines—He usually gives watches to policemen. But this time, it’s motorcycles. President Rodrigo Duterte gifted three policemen who topped the motorcycle riding course with Yamaha motorcycles. ADVERTISEMENT “Sino yung pinaka, who ...

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Duterte asks Congress to extend Mindanao martial law

Police officers inspect ID cards from passers-by as they patrol the streets of Iligan city on May 27, 2017, 3 days after the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved ...

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