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Go slams ex-President Aquino’s remarks vs Duterte

DAVAO CITY --- Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go slammed Thursday remarks made by former President Benigno Aquino III on President Duterte's health condition, including Aquino's promise to actively participate in the campaign for the opposition slate in the 2019 midterm elections. "Let's just let the people judge for themselves. I think you will feel it," Go said through a local radio station. "Walk on the streets, see if your children are safe, if there are improvements. We don't need to boast about the accomplishments of the Duterte administration. Let the people judge," Go added. Earlier, former President Aquino vowed to help in the campaign of a ...Keep on reading: Go slams ex-President Aquino’s remarks vs Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 23rd, 2018

Aquino slams Duterte on Ninoy Aquino Day

FORMER President Benigno S.C. Aquino III attacked his successor, President Rodrigo R. Duterte, on the occasion of the 35th commemoration of the assassination of Mr. Aquino’s father, Senator Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. The post Aquino slams Duterte on Ninoy Aquino Day appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Duterte slams Ombudsman for only ‘going after her enemies’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has slammed Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales for her alleged “selective indictment” against the previous administration over the controversial  implementation of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), saying she only went after her enemies. Duterte made the statement after the Ombudsman indicted former president Benigno Aquino 3rd and former Budget secretary Florencio Abad for usurpation [...] The post Duterte slams Ombudsman for only ‘going after her enemies’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Kris Aquino: ‘We are sorry for the incident’

President Rodrigo Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go have apologized to actress Kris Aquino over her word war with Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux "Mocha" Uson.   "Kris Aquino reached out to me and we conveyed our apologies for the incident concerning her and Mocha Uson," Go said in a press briefing in Malacaang.   Go said Aquino texted her on Tuesday night, airing her concern regarding Uson's criticisms on social media against the actress' parents.   Go said he informed the President on Tuesday night about the remarks of Aquino on Uson.   "Sabihin mo (Tell her), 'We are sorry for the incident,'"...Keep on reading: Duterte apologizes to Kris Aquino: ‘We are sorry for the incident’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Kris Aquino slams Mocha for video of Ninoy comparing him to Duterte

PCOO assistant secretary Mocha Uson earned the ire of Kris Aquino when the former uploaded a video in defense of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial kiss to a female overseas Filipino worker. The video featured Kris’ father, former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., being kissed by some of his female supporters after he arrived in the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Bam Aquino slams Duterte admin for recycling officials

Opposition Senator Bam Aquino has slammed the Duterte administration for 'recycling officials' reportedly involved in anomalous and corrupt practices. 'The President is sending mixed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Malacañang slams UN commissioner

Malacañang on Saturday slammed the United Nations human rights chief for his remarks against President Rodrigo Duterte. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein remark that Duterte needs to undergo “psychiatric evaluation” was an affront to the nation. “I reiterate that the language used by the High [...] The post Malacañang slams UN commissioner appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Palace slams UN rights chief’s ‘uncalled for’ remarks against Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Saturday slammed the United Nations human rights chief for his “uncalled for” remarks urging President Rodrigo Duterte, w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Ex-president Aquino slams Duterte anew, compares drug war to Martial Law

Ex-president Aquino slams Duterte anew, compares drug war to Martial Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

HRW slams Duterte remarks on shooting rights advocates

MANILA, Philippines — New York-based Human Rights Watch on Thursday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Lacierda slams Rody’s ‘uncouth’ attack on Noy

MANILA, Philippines - Former president Benigno Aquino III’s ex-spokesman yesterday lashed out at President Duterte for describing his predecessor as a “fool”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2017

Duterte fires back at Aquino over comments on drug war

MANILA, Philippines —  President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday blasted his predecessor Benigno Aquino III over remarks on the government’s brutal campaign aga.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2017

Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension

  MANILA, Philippines --- The executive department will conduct a security briefing with lawmakers at the House of Representatives as President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to extend martial law in Mindanao until end of 2019.   Thebriefing is set on Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. at the Aquino-Makalintal Hall inside the Batasang Pabansa Complex. It was not clear if the discussion would be open to media coverage.   READ:Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended by one more year   Earlier Monday, security officials led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao, and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galve...Keep on reading: Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension.....»»

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Duterte slams ICC’s continued drug war probe

President Duterte came out swinging anew against the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a day before the ICC announced that it will continue to assess his alleged crimes against humanity despite the Philippines’ withdrawal from the Rome Statute. Source link link: Duterte slams ICC’s continued drug war probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte slams ICC’s continued drug war probe

President Duterte came out swinging anew against the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a day before the ICC announced that it will continue to assess his alleged crimes against humanity despite the Philippines’ withdrawal from the Rome Statute......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Palace optimistic federal Charter will be passed during Duterte’s term

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang has remained optimistic the draft federal Charter would be approved within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the remarks after senators said the draft Charter would not be passed during the 17th Congress, which is only until July 2019.   Duterte is currently into the middle of his six-year term, which began on the afternoon of June 30, 2016.   The House of Representatives on December 4 approved on second reading its version of draft federal Constitution, less than five session days left before Congress goes on Christmas break.   READ:House OKs draft federal...Keep on reading: Palace optimistic federal Charter will be passed during Duterte’s term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Rights group slams Duterte marijuana joke

International group Human Rights Watch (HRW) yesterday slammed President Duterte for “joking” about his use of marijuana amid the rising number of victims of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in connection with his administration’s war on drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Duterte backtracks on ‘marijuana’ remarks

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte, whose controversial drug war has prompted international criticism in the course of his administration, said on Monday he smokes marijuana to stay awake and cope with his punishing schedule......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte must issue bulletins on his health – 8 senatorial bets

Eight senatorial candidates agree that President Rodrigo Duterte should issue medical bulletins on his health. In a forum conducted by CNN Philippines at the University of the Philippines on Sunday, eight senatorial candidates were asked to vote on certain issues affecting the country. The candidates present were Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, Sen. Bam Aquino, former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Ronald dela Rosa, human rights lawyer Chel Diokno, former presidential political adviser Francis Tolentino, Sen. JV Ejercito, and former Sens. Juan Ponce Enrile and Sergio Osmea. One of questions was on the health of the President: The Constitution states that the public should be...Keep on reading: Duterte must issue bulletins on his health – 8 senatorial bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

NPA slams Duterte on ‘hit squad’

BACOLOD City –The Leonardo Panaligan Command (LPC) of the New People’s Army (NPA) criticized on Nov. 29, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte, who recently stated in his speech in Bohol that he would form a special ‘hit squad’ which would counter members of the NPA’s Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) and communists. In a statement, LPC spokesperson […] The post NPA slams Duterte on ‘hit squad’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Bam Aquino to Duterte: Listen to the people, not your economic managers

"Huwag naman sana silang paasa."   Senato Bam Aquino aired this sentiment following the decision of the country's economic managers to recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte the continuation of the second round of fuel excise tax increases.   READ: DBCC back-pedals, now OKs higher fuel excise taxes in 20l9   "Doble ang sakit pag atras-abante ang administrasyon sa kanilang mga pangako," Aquino said in a statement on Thursday.   "Sana huwag na bawiin ng Pangulo ang suspensyon at hindi na rin gatungan ang buwis sa petrolyo," he added.   Earlier, the President approved the proposed suspension of the second r...Keep on reading: Bam Aquino to Duterte: Listen to the people, not your economic managers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018