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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will abolish the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), according to Malacanang on Tuesday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte mentioned that PCUP was notorious for junkets abroad, and has not met as a collegial body. “The President stated two grounds behind…

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Members of the Senate and House of Representatives will discuss President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year on Dec. 13, Wednesday. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd said the two chambers will hold a joint session to tackle the President’s letter asking congress to extend…

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MALACANANG slammed Sen. Leila de Lima and Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairman Jose Luis Martin Gascon for their so-called “hypocrisies” in criticizing the Duterte administration over alleged extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in its war against illegal drugs. In reply to a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque reminded de Lima and…

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will fire “one commission” on Monday, including all its officials due to corruption. Duterte made the announcement during the 84th anniversary celebration of the Department of Labor and Employment in Malolos, Bulacan. “Walang corruption (There should be no corruption). Corruption is really pulling…

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The Philippines government has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) not to allow itself to be used by “some sectors” that are out to destabilize President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. Speaking before the General Debate of the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC in New…

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has canceled localized peace negotiations with the New People’s Army (NPA) in the wake of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring the communist rebels as terrorists. The mayor, however, did not dissolve the Davao City Peace Committee (DC-PEACE), which had spearheaded efforts to strike peace with NPA…

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WITH his compulsory retirement looming, Armed Forces Chief Rey Leonardo Guerrero’s term was extended by President Rodrigo Duterte, a Malacanang spokesman said on Thursday. “This is to announce that the Executive Secretary, by authority of the President, has signed yesterday, December 6, the extension of the service of Armed Forces…

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday asked for another year to end the drug menace, virtually admitting that he needs more time to curb the “resurgence” of illegal drugs. On the campaign trail, Duterte had promised to eradicate the drug problem within three to six months after getting elected. Speaking before…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte asked for another year to put an end to the drug menace in the country, setting aside his promise to eradicate the problem within three to six months after getting elected. “Basta ang sabi ko sa droga (Just what I’ve said in drugs), I hope to finish…

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