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Only insults, threats in Duterte s 3rd Sona speech - Makabayan bloc

Lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc have offered their fearless forecast on the content of President Rodrigo Duterte's upcoming State of the Nation Address (Sona): insults, threats, and mi.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2018

‘I will really finish all of you off,’ Duterte tells Parojinogs of Ozamiz City

President Rodrigo Dutertehas warned the Parojinog clan, a political family in Ozamiz City allegedly involved in illegal drug trade, that he would annihilate them if they would not "stop threatening people" in the province. In a speech Wednesday night for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ozamiz Airport Modernization Project, Duterte said: "The Parojinog family, stop threatening people. I will wipe you from the face of the earth. I'm telling you." Duterte issued the warning after Misamis Occidental 2nd Dist. Rep. Henry Oaminal told the President that witnesses against the Parojinog clan were allegedly receiving threats. "I will really finish all of you off, including the police. You...Keep on reading: ‘I will really finish all of you off,’ Duterte tells Parojinogs of Ozamiz City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Duterte names Lucas Bersamin Chief Justice | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte chooses Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin to be Chief Justice. Leftist congressmen from the Makabayan bloc denounce President Rodrigo Duterte's bid to create a death squad against communist rebels. Esports will be a medal event at the 30th SEA Games in 2019. Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg passes away ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

House Makabayan bloc demands full transparency on PH-China deal

      The Duterte administration has the obligation to fully disclose the government's agreements with China for a joint oil and gas exploration in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), progressive lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc asserted Thursday. ACTS Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro, Gabriela Rep. Emmie de Jesus, and Kabataan Rep. Sarah Elago called for a "full transparency" on the 29 agreements. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witnessed the signing of said deals during the latter's two-day visit in the Philippines on Monday to Tuesday. READ:PH, China sign MOU on oil and gas development, 28 other deals "...Keep on reading: House Makabayan bloc demands full transparency on PH-China deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Word war erupts between Sara, Makabayan bloc over ML rally in Davao

Progressive partylist groups under the Makabayan bloc advised Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio legitimate issues being raised by various sectors instead of resorting to red-tagging......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Colmenares: Cha-cha not for federalism or for people’s rights

Neri Colmenares, the official senatorial bet of the Makabayan bloc said that going against the present bid for charter change is not simply about going against the Duterte administration's bid for federalism but an act to protect their future.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Tinio to Inday Sara: Spare teachers in your issues with Makabayan bloc

  ACT-Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio has asked Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio not to drag public school teachers in her issues with the Makabayan bloc.   "Mayor Sara, kung may problema ka sa Makabayan bloc, diretsuhin mo na kami, 'wag mo nang idamay ang mga public school teacher ng Davao na tapat na naglilingkod sa inyong siyudad," Tinio said in a briefing at the House of Representatives on Monday.   Tinio's remark came after the presidential daughter alleged that Davao-based public teachers asking for additional pay are "liars and terrorists."   In an earlier Instagram post, Ms. Duterte called on Congress to expel the Makabayan bloc, sayin...Keep on reading: Tinio to Inday Sara: Spare teachers in your issues with Makabayan bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Makabayan on pork barrel : Lawmakers fighting over people s money

MANILA, Philippines – Progressive lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc slammed the House leadership and committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles for feuding over the "pork barrel" in the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019. "The Makabayan bloc denounced the ongoing fight over the P55-billion pork barrel between the Duterte and Arroyo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

SONA ni Duterte, tinuligsa ng rebong grupo

BAGUIO CITY — Sa magkahiwalay na pahayag, sinabi ng mga tagapagsalita ng Kabataang Makabayan-Ilocos at Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) ng New People’s Army- Kalinga na pawang kasinungalingan ang tinuran ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang nakaraang State of the Nation Address (SONA). Ayun sa kanila, wala umanong makabuluhang pagbabago sa loob ng dalawang taong pamumuno nito......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Sen. Leila M. de Lima s statement on the looming arrest of Makabayan Bloc leaders

August 2, 2018. 8/2/18 Wala nang pagpapanggap si Duterte sa pagsupil sa lahat ng kanyang kritiko. Hindi bago sa atin ang political persecution na nagsimula noon kay Marcos, sinundan ni Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA), at ngayo’y ipinagpapatuloy ni Duterte. Noong naupo siya bilang Pangulo, inuna nya akong inusig,… Source link link: Sen. Leila M. de Lima's statement on the looming arrest of Makabayan Bloc leaders.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Better commuters’ lives by next SONA?

In Monday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Duterte reiterated his promise of a more comfortable life for all Filipinos. He underscored his obligation to work towards the “greatest good, for the greatest number.” Sadly, there was no mention in his speech of any relief for millions of commuters who endure unreliable, inadequate and [...] The post Better commuters’ lives by next SONA? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Post SONA thoughts

A LOT OF things were said in the 3rd State of the Nation Address of President Duterte. It was a clear, solid speech. Even many of his critics said so. It outlined the things he wants to achieve for the rest of his term. Unlike previous presidents, his speech and the political realignments in Congress […] The post Post SONA thoughts appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Anti-Duterte Groups in Cebu on the Day PRRD’s SONA

Over a hundred protesters from different groups marched the streets of Cebu against President Rodrigo Duterte on the day of his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, July 24, 2018. Jaime Paglinawan, Chairman of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), led the protesters from the Cebu Provincial Capitol to Police Regional Office 7 along Osmeña […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Photographer claims his photo was used in SONA video without permission, credit

The photojournalist whose work was featured during President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address called out RTVM out on Facebook saying his photo was used without his permission. Veteran photographer Erwin Mascariñas shared on July 23 a screenshot of RTVM’s visual feed while Duterte delivered his speech, showing a photo of dancers performing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

More than 40,000 joined anti-Sona rallies — Bayan

          Under the scorching heat, about 40,000 disgruntled Filipinos marched along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City to call for the ouster of President Rodrigo Duterte as a power grab escalated at the House of Representatives.   This was the figure that the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) released to the media on Tuesday, a day after the President's third State of the Nation Address (Sona), following the conduct of the opposition-led "United People's Sona" on Monday.   As the protesters were marching from the University of the Philippines Diliman to the St. Peter's Parish church along Commonwealth Avenue, Pampan...Keep on reading: More than 40,000 joined anti-Sona rallies — Bayan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Carpio agrees with Duterte on need to defend PH interest in West Philippine Sea

President Rodrigo Duterte has taken a correct position on the need to defend the Philippines' interest in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said Monday. However, Carpio, who attended the President's third State of the Nation Address (Sona), said he was hoping the President would elaborate on how the government will protect its interest in the West Philippine Sea. "How do we regain our sovereign rights? How do we defend it," Carpio asked. "I was hoping that he would elaborate on how we will protect our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea because I think everybody agrees [that] we have to protect our sovereignty," he added. In his speech...Keep on reading: Carpio agrees with Duterte on need to defend PH interest in West Philippine Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

FULL TEXT: Duterte& apos;s 2018 SONA speech - Philippine Star

FULL TEXT: Duterte's 2018 SONA speech - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Duterte delivers his shortest SONA

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made good on his promise to keep his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) shorter than usual. Duterte's SONA lasted around 50 minutes and he mostly read the 16-page prepared speech on Monday, July 23. While 50 minutes is still 15 minutes longer than ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

He followed the script! : 'SONA2018 reactions, hugot, and memes

MANILA, Philippines – It’s that time of the year again! President Rodrigo Duterte once again delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23, and as always, the Twitterverse was abuzz with reactions and memes. From funny tweets to direct reactions to the president's speech, here are ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

SONA 2018 rallies very peaceful

MANILA, Philippines – The rallies timed with President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA)  on Monday, July 23, were "very peaceful." This was the assessment of Philippine National Police (PNP) Metro Manila director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar about an hour after Duterte finished his speech. "Very peaceful, wala ni isang untoward incident ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Ready for the SONA viewing party yet? Here’s another suggestion

On the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address, parody Twitter account @MalacananEvents shared a drinking game that can be played with friends while watching the chief executive deliver his speech. The account joked that people should “take a shot,” “drink” and “finish (their) drink” whenever the chief executive said specific […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018