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Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon

Opposition solon Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman lambasted Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on his claim that the current administration has met nearly all of its campaign promises. #BeFullyInformed Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar must be smoking something good for him… link: Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJan 8th, 2018

Opposition solon dissents

FOR opposition Rep. Edcel Lagman, President Rodrigo Duterte has not fulfilled any of his campaign promises, except the pending shift to federalism. Lagman particularly disagreed with Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on the accomplishments of Duterte. “It is utter miscommunication and disconnect for Andanar to assert that the problems on….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

WATCH | Lagman: Andanar fantasizing on Duterte accomplishments

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar was going experiencing a “pure fantasy” spell boasting that President Rodrigo Duterte has accomplished his campaign promises, except for the pending shift to federalism, opposition leader, Albay Representative Edcel Lagman, observed Monday at the House of Representatives. “It is utter miscommunication and disconnect for Andanar to assert […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Duterte asked to probe Negros solon aiding NPA

BACOLOD City – Four former communist rebels, who were implicated by the National Democratic Front (NDF)-Negros as allegedly involved in the Sagay 9 massacre, are asking President Rodrigo Duterte to investigate a congressman in northern Negros, whom they claim is a supporter of the underground movement. The four surfaced and sought protection from authorities as they strongly […] The post Duterte asked to probe Negros solon aiding NPA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte popularity puzzles solon

For Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, it's perplexing that President Duterte has continued to enjoy a high popularity rating despite his "irreverence" for institutions, pro-China stance and violation of human rights. The President scored a net satisfaction rating of +56 during the first quarter this year, according to a Social Weather Stations survey taken from March 23 to 27. This is a two-point drop from his +58 rating last December. Both ratings were considered "very good." "It is a puzzle that despite the failure of President Rodrigo Duterte to deliver most of his campaign promises, his irreverence to established institutions, including the Catholic Church, his unpatriotic surrender ...Keep on reading: Duterte popularity puzzles solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Despite broken visit promises, Duterte to go to Pag-asa Island before end of term, Roque says

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island before his term ends to show the country’s claim to the Kalayaan Group of Islands, the Palace said, despite the chief executive’s failure to make good on promises related to the nation’s territory......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Palace promises security, justice to slain broadcaster’s kin

DUMAGUETE CITY---Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go has promised security and justice to the wife of slain broadcast journalist Edmund Sestoso who was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen on April 30 at Barangay Daro here.   Go, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, chief of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security, visited the wake of Sestoso on Thursday and extended President Duterte's condolences to the victim's family.   Go said he had relayed orders to Senior Supt. Edwin Portento, acting director of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police, to provide security to Sestoso's wife, Lourdes, ...Keep on reading: Palace promises security, justice to slain broadcaster’s kin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Army, police remain supportive after martial law extension

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte still enjoys the support of the state forces even after martial law in Mindanao was extended until end of 2018, Malacañang said on Saturday, December 16. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar made the remark to debunk the claim of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairperson Jose Maria Sison that the military… link: Army, police remain supportive after martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

CHR corrects Andanar: Duterte not cleared in probe

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday denied the claim of Malacañang that the commission has cleared President Rodrigo Dutert.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2017

Duterte warns of harsher drugs war ahead

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday that his signature anti-narcotics campaign will be even harsher in the future, signaling no let-up in a bloody crackdown that has alarmed the international community. Duterte won the presidency by a wide margin in 2016 on promises of eradicating drugs and crime, and recent opinion polls indicate broad […] The post Duterte warns of harsher drugs war ahead appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated News8 min. ago

Bullseye!

Catholic bishops should stop lending their voices to the political opponents of President Rody Duterte just so they can hit back amid revelations touching on the fabric of morality among priests. The recent attacks on Rody and the unfounded claim of prelates that the war on drugs targeted the poor were obviously in response to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

Putin threatens to target West with new missiles

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to deploy new missiles against Western capitals as he delivered a state of the nation address Wednesday, February 20, aimed at boosting falling approval ratings. But while he took a combative tone with the West, he reached out to Russians with promises ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

FALSE: Filipino ‘royal family’ ruled over pre-colonial ‘Maharlika kingdom’

via rappler.com Claim: A post on Facebook dated September 24, 2018 states that former president Ferdinand Marcos was paid in gold by the “Tallano royal family of the Philippines” for being their lawyer. The so-called royal family, whose last name is Tallano, is said to have ruled over Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Trump says will sign emergency to build border wall

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump, repeating his claim that "walls work," announced Friday, February 15, that he will  declare a national emergency in order to build a barrier on the US-Mexico border without funding from Congress. "I'm going to be signing a national emergency," Trump said, repeating his claim that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Bong Go on billboard claim: ‘Baseless’

Senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go brushed aside allegations Comelec regulation were violated by his camp on tri-media and outdoor advertisement placements. The former Special Assistant to the President described the accusations as “malicious, baseless and legally irrelevant.” He emphasized that his camp has not spent excessively before the campaign period and that most of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

FALSE: This is a photo of Pope Francis meeting President Duterte

CLAIM: A photograph that has been shared thousands of times on social media claims to show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meeting Pope Francis. The claim is false; a reverse image search found that the picture is a doctored version of a photo showing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg meeting Pope ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

U.S. promises to keep up ISIS fight after its defeat

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The United States promised Wednesday to stay focused on permanently destroying the Islamic State group (ISIS) but asked concerned allies to contribute more, as President Donald Trump boasted that the extremists will soon have lost all their territory in Syria. Trump addressed officials from more than 70 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Malacaang thanks Filipinos for believing in Duterte - Inquirer News

Malacaang thanks Filipinos for believing in Duterte promises INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines Malacaang on Sunday expressed its gratitude to the Filipino people for believing that President Rodrigo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Trump promises sunny State of Union speech but clouds thicken

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump promises a shift to sunny optimism in the State of the Union speech but with his congressional Democratic nemesis seated right behind him, will he…READ The post Trump promises sunny State of Union speech but clouds thicken appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

FALSE: India declared national holiday in honor of Duterte’s visit in 2018

Claim: A January 27 post by Facebook user Jojit P. Marapao claimed that India declared a national holiday in honor of visiting President Rodrigo Duterte. The post contained two photos of Duterte being welcomed in India by a huge crowd. Its caption read: “President #RodyDuterte in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Guaido barred from leaving Venezuela

CARACAS — Venezuela’s Supreme Court barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country Tuesday, a move certain to heighten tensions as the man challenging President Nicolas Maduro’s claim to the presidency presses forward with establishing a transitional government and the US warns of “serious consequences” if he is harmed. The government-stacked high court announced […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019