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Gabriela asks Duterte to keep ‘sex slave’ statue

In Photo: A statue of a "Comfort Woman" or alleged Filipino sex slave during WWII, stands along a scenic Baywalk in Manila, Philippines on January 11. The statue, which symbolizes Filipino w.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsJan 13th, 2018

Duterte says comfort woman statue part of free expression

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte vowed not to stop the display of a controversial statue of a World War II comfort woman or sex slave, now displayed along Manila Bay, because it is part of free expression. "That is a constitutional right which I cannot stop. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Cebu resident asks Duterte to shut down quarry

Cebu resident asks Duterte to shut down quarry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Appoint anti-red tape czar now, Zubiri asks Duterte

  Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Thursday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint an Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) czar. Zubiri explained that the Ease of Doing Business Law (EODB) was crafted supposedly to eliminate "bureaucratic bottlenecks and red tape that hamper transactions between businesses and the government." "Its title has business in it, but, we want ordinary Filipinos, not just big business, to get the full benefits of the law," said Zubiri, who sponsored the measure at the Senate plenary. "The essence of the law is to raise the bar for all government agencies. We're not asking for lightning speed, but we deserve better than business-as...Keep on reading: Appoint anti-red tape czar now, Zubiri asks Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

NFA administrator out Duterte asks Congress: Abolish NFA Council

With the country’s rice supply still dwindling, President Duterte is now in search of a new head for the state-run National Food Authority after his appointee Jason Aquino requested to be relieved......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

NFA administrator out Duterte asks Congress: & apos;Abolish NFA Council& apos; - Philippine Star

NFA administrator out Duterte asks Congress: 'Abolish NFA Council' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte critic asks SC to nullify arrest order

MANILA: A opposition lawmaker on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) to declare as illegal and unconstitutional a proclamation signed by President Rodrigo ‘Rody’ Duterte revoking t Source link link: Duterte critic asks SC to nullify arrest order.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Duterte critic asks SC to nullify arrest order

MANILA: A opposition lawmaker on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) to declare as illegal and unconstitutional a proclamation signed by President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte revoking t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

DOJ asks another Makati court to order the arrest of Trillanes

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 to order the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after President Rodrigo Duterte revoked the amnesty given to him by President Benigno Aquino III.   Trillanes is one of the accused in the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege rebellion case before the Makati RTC Branch 150. However, Makati RTC Judge Elmo Alameda dismissed the case after the Magdalo soldiers including Trillanes were granted amnesty.   The DOJ, in its three-page very urgent motion with the revocation of the amnesty, said the trial on the case should continue to allow the DOJ to present its evidence.   "...Keep on reading: DOJ asks another Makati court to order the arrest of Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Focus on economic issues than silencing critics, Robredo asks Duterte admin - Inquirer.net

Focus on economic issues than silencing critics, Robredo asks Duterte admin - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

DOJ asks Makati court to issue alias warrant, HDO vs Trillanes

  The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court to issue an alias warrant of arrest and a hold departure order (HDO) against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after President Rodrigo Duterte has issued a proclamation withdrawing the amnesty given to him by the previous administration.   An alias warrant is issued if the original warrant of arrest has been returned by the peace officer and the case has been archived.     In this case, the Makati RTC Branch 148 has deferred the promulgation of the coup d'etat case against Trillanes following the granting of amnesty issued by then President Benigno Aquino III.   "I...Keep on reading: DOJ asks Makati court to issue alias warrant, HDO vs Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Unacceptable for Duterte to justify rape comment as free speech, Gabriela says - Philippine Star

Unacceptable for Duterte to justify rape comment as free speech, Gabriela says - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Unacceptable for Duterte to justify rape comment as free speech, Gabriela says

Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for saying a remark that critics say trivialize rape and blame the victims for being beautiful is part of his freedom of expression......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Fox asks DOJ to review deportation order

Sister Patricia Fox asked the Department of Justice to rule on her deportation case without the influence of President Rodrigo Duterte, who publicly called her an “undesirable alien.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Mayor Sara Asks Support for Jinggoy, Imee, Karlo in 2019 Polls

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Thursday endorsed the candidacies of former Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, and Davao City 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles in the 2019 polls. Mayor Sara made the endorsement during the Mandaue City 49th Charter Day Celebration at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. “I won’t […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Duterte asks for feedback on draft charter

Duterte asks for feedback on draft charter.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

ICT exec asks Duterte to lift martial law in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 August) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte should lift martial law in Mindanao because it is affecting Davao City’s bid as a next premiere destination for new investors in business process outsourcing, a top executive of the information and communications technology sector in the city said. “We hope at some point the whole […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

PDP-Laban asks Duterte to pick Senate bets - Inquirer.net

PDP-Laban asks Duterte to pick Senate bets - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

PDP-Laban formally asks Duterte to settle senatorial slate

The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan officially asked President Rodrigo Duterte to review and finalize its senatorial lineup for the 2019 midterm elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Duterte asks PDP-Laban factions to ‘work things out,’ says top aide

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte gathered the leaders of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) to unite the two competing factions of the ruling party, his top aide said on Friday. Duterte, who is chairman of the PDP-Laban, met with the group of Sen. Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, party president, and that of lawyer Rogelio Garcia, the [...] The post Duterte asks PDP-Laban factions to ‘work things out,’ says top aide appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Sack Pernia, Dominguez if you favor federalism, Con-Com member asks Duterte

Con-Com member and San Beda Graduate School of Law Dean Father Ranhilio Aquino made the statement after the two Cabinet officials raised concern about potential fiscal risks that might accompany the proposed change in form of government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018