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Duterte says ICC should focus on Rohingya than his drug war

The President questioned an international court who wants to investigate his campaign to eradicate illegal drugs, when according to him; their eyes should be on the Rohingya crisis. President Rodrigo Duterte, in his speech in a private meeting in Cebu City lashed out on the International Criminal Court (ICC) which is set to conduct a …

Carlo sends roses to Angelica on Vday

They say that love is lovelier the second time around. And perhaps, two former celebrity couple and onscreen partners Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino are going down the road of love again. Ever since the two said in separate interviews that they are leaving their doors open to a possibility of a relationship blooming again, …

After undersea naming protest, PH still trusts China

The Philippine government maintains its trust in China even after protesting its move to name undersea features in the Philippine Rise formerly known as Benham Rise. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. in a press briefing on Thursday said that just because the Chinese government named these undersea features, it does not mean that they are …

Expert: PH protest on Chinese names maybe too late

While the Philippine government objected the Chinese government’s move of naming five undersea features in Philippine Rise or formerly known as Benham Rise, a maritime law expert said that this may be too late. “Hindi ko alam kung mag-wo-work iyan[g protest] dahil tapos na ang proseso. Open ang process. It was transparent. So parang medyo …

Duterte to pay soldiers P25K for every NPA killed

For the second time, the President reacted to Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison’s statement on killing soldiers a day, this time, with a comeback. “Ang sabi ko rin sa lahat (I told everyone), ‘You kill —‘ Tinataasan ko na ngayon (I raised it). ‘You kill an NPA today and …

Roque to resign if anti-fake news bill passes in Congress

The face of Malacañang said that he will resign from his position if the bill filed by Senator Grace Poe gets passed in Congress. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. said that this bill which seeks to punish government officials for sharing or spreading fake news is unconstitutional with respect to the freedom of expression. “I …

TJ on KZ’s win: Well deserved, my love

In celebration of the month of love, it seems that there is more in store for musically-inclined couple TJ Monterte and KZ Tandingan. Singer-songwriter TJ took into social media his genuine happiness for his girlfriend, when KZ defeated international singer Jessie J in the Chinese reality singing contest Singer 2018. “Iyong mapabilib mo idol mo, …

Palace on PH Rise Chinese names: We object

As an addition to the developments of the dispute between the Philippines and China, the Philippine government rejected China’s move of naming five undersea features in the Philippine Rise formerly known as Benham Rise. “We object and do not recognize the Chinese names given to some undersea features in the Philippine Rise,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, …

Duterte bars Cabinet secys from using plate no. 6

President Rodrigo Duterte segued an order barring members of his Cabinet to use low-numbered or protocol license plates. The President in a speech during the oath taking of newly-appointed officials on February 13 was talking about the policemen’s service to the country when he suddenly remembered the topic of plate numbers. “Kaya pala ‘yung (That …

Roque defends: take PRRD seriously, not literally

With his controversial statements and remarks, his spokesman once again defended President Rodrigo Duterte to his critics, pointing that he should be taken seriously and not literally. “I have been saying again and again, do not take the President literally but take him seriously,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. told the media. He was referring …

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