Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution
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Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution

PRRD won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte, in his veto message on the 2019 budget, said he would “not tolerate any attempts to circumvent the Constitution.” “Consistent with the foregoing aspirations and in the faithful exercise of my Office and due fidelity to … Continue reading

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Duterte admin never shelved arbitral ruling

Duterte admin never shelved arbitral ruling By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Duterte administration never shelved the arbitral ruling won by the Philippines at The Hague, Malacañang said Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo refuted the statement made by former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario after he urged President Rodrigo Duterte to … Continue reading

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Solon slams Otso Diretso bets’ ‘gimmick’ in WPS

Solon slams Otso Diretso bets’ ‘gimmick’ in WPS By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — A party-list lawmaker on Thursday slammed the recent actions of Otso Diretso senatorial bets in the West Philippine Sea as “cheap political gimmickry” that was meant solely to mock the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and prop up … Continue reading

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PRRD rallies agri journos to brighter, greener future for Filipinos

PRRD rallies agri journos to brighter, greener future for Filipinos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has called on the country’s agricultural journalists to work together with the government in maintaining the momentum towards a brighter and greener future” for every Filipino.” The President made the call in a message to the Philippine … Continue reading

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PRRD leads BARMM inauguration, vows to work for region’s success

PRRD leads BARMM inauguration, vows to work for region’s success By Noel Punzalan and Edwin Fernandez SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, Cotabato City (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated here Friday his commitment to work for the benefit of the Moro people until the end of his term in 2022. Speaking during the inaugural session … Continue reading