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MALACANANG suspended classes in all levels, both public and private, as well as work in government offices nationwide on Monday, October 16, due to a transport strike. In a statement from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, a memorandum circular will be issued shortly in connection with the suspension of government work.…

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SAYING he has had enough, President Rodrigo Duterte declared that it’s time to resume fighting as he insisted that he no longer wanted to revive the peace negotiations with communist rebels. “No more, wala na (It’s over). We can start the war, yes, after I shall have completed the training…

ROBREDO, OTHERS SLIP IN LATEST SURVEY

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte kept his very high approval and trust ratings in the latest survey by pollster Pulse Asia, despite criticisms on his war on drugs and opposition allegations of unexplained wealth. The survey of 1,200 respondents from September 24 to 30, showed Duterte’s 80-percent trust and approval ratings were…

PNP STOPS ‘TOKHANG’

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PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa officially terminated on Thursday anti-illegal drug operations under “Oplan Tokhang” and “Oplan Double Barrel,” under heavy international and local pressure amid the killings of thousands of suspects. President Rodrigo Duterte himself signed a memorandum ordering the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

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PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa announced on Thursday that he was scrapping the anti-illegal drug operations called “Oplan Tokhang”, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the government’s anti-narcotics agency to take the lead in the drug war. De la Rosa said the PNP would…

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Hours after Comelec chief resigns JUAN Andres Bautista became the first chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to be impeached, just hours after he announced his resignation amid scandal caused by a marital dispute. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the chamber was forced to impeach Bautista as the resignation…

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THE HOUSE of Representatives impeached Commission on Elections Chairman Juan Andres Bautista on Wednesday. The House, in plenary session, voted 137-75 to overturn a report by the justice committee which initially dismissed the impeachment complaint against Bautista stemming from allegations by his estranged wife, Patricia, that he acquired close to…

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SEN. Leila de Lima will stay in detention as the majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices voted to deny her petition to dismiss drug-related charges and nullify the arrest order issued against her by a Muntinlupa court. Nine justices led by Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr., the ponente or author…

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CRITICS of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called for a stop to extrajudicial killings and a rethink of the war on drugs following the 18-point drop in the Chief Executive’s net satisfaction rating. “If the huge decline of the President’s ratings is an indication of anything, it is this: HONEYMOON…

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Sen. Leila de Lima is expected to remain in prison as majority of the Supreme Court (SC) justices are set to deny her petition to dismiss the illegal-drugs charges filed against her. Highly placed SC sources told The Manila Times majority of the magistrates are poised to reject the petition…

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