Pacquiao calls Duterte& rsquo;s dare, snipes at DOH

Senator Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday accepted the challenge of President Rodrigo Duterte to identify corrupt government agencies or, failing that, the former would tell the people not to vote for him in next year’s elections......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJun 29th, 2021

PDP hijacked by anti-democracy forces

Last Saturday’s national assembly of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) that ousted Sen. Manny Pacquiao as its president and installed a rabid Duterte follower in his place has all the makings of a virtual coup d’etat that could pave the way for another six years of authoritarian rule.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Duterte calls out Pacquiao for comments on corruption

Duterte on Monday night said that Pacquiao should have come to him to raise his concerns over corruption in government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Duterte snipes at Robredo, opts for Sinopharm

President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to be vaccinated by COVID-19 vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company Sinopharm as soon as the Food and Drug Administration approves the emergency use authorization to disprove Vice President Leni Robredo’s thinking that Duterte got the jab along with the members of the Presidential Security Group last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

& lsquo;Drop dead, Roque snipes at detractors

Palace spokesman Harry Roque told critics of the administration to “drop dead” as he touted President Rodrigo Duterte’s achievements in building up the country’s infrastructure and for “beating COVID-19.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

UP gets ire of Duterte for Ateneo students& rsquo; call for academic strike

President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to cut the funding of the state-run University of the Philippines (UP) over calls for an academic strike---a euphemism for a boycott of classes......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Duterte calls for UN reforms: Pandemic response to define body& rsquo;s future

President Rodrigo Duterte has challenged the United Nations to undergo self-assessment and reform as the international body finds itself straddled with its “biggest test since World War II” – the humanitarian and socio-economic backlash of the COVID-19 pandemic – on its 75th anniversary......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Palace: Rody not for & lsquo;RevGov& rsquo;

President Rodrigo Duterte remains against the calls of his supporters to declare a revolutionary government, Malacañang said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 1st, 2020

Pacquiao backs Ping& rsquo;s crusade vs corrupt gov& rsquo;t officials

Instead of attacking Sen. Panfilo Lacson, administration supporters should even  be thankful  for his unrelenting crusade against corruption because he is an active partner of  President Duterte in the fight to clean the government of irregularities, Senator  Manny Pacquiao said on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2020

Ressa pleads not guilty to tax evasion

Embattled journalist Maria Ressa pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tax evasion as President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration faced growing calls to drop all charges against the veteran reporter......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2020

Pacquiao won& rsquo;t take Ugas lightly

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas both made weight then came face-to-face for the cameras at the weigh-in ahead of their Saturday world title welterweight showdown in Las Vegas......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Whom is destiny calling?

Manny Pacquiao calls himself a “Man of Destiny” while defending WBA welterweight super champion Yordenis Ugas insists it was destiny that brought him the unexpected opportunity to fight the Filipino icon......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Duterte wishes Pacman good luck

President Duterte is wishing Sen. Manny Pacquiao victory in his fight against Cuban Yordenis Ugas today (Manila time), Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Duterte awards incentives to Tokyo heroes on Monday

The country’s first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz, along with silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, all military athletes will be reporting to their Commander in Chief on August 23 as President Rodrigo Duterte receives them in a courtesy call in Malacañang......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

TV5 to air Pacquiao& rsquo;s tiff with Ugas on Sunday

Boxing fans all across the country will get to witness the most-awaited fight for the world’s welterweight title between the Philippines’ pambansang kamao Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and WBA Welterweight Champion Yordenis Ugas in TV5’s comprehensive free-TV coverage airing this Sunday, August 22, at 11 a.m......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Duterte, PSC lead virtual send-off for Paralympians

The country’s six Paralympians will be feted on Thursday in a virtual send-off ceremony arranged by the Philippine Sports Commission......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Koko hits & lsquo;secret agenda& rsquo; of Cusi-led PDP faction

The faction in the ruling party led by Energy Sec. Alfonso Cusi has a “secret agenda” in grabbing power from Senator Manny Pacquiao and threatening to expel him from PDP-Laban, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Urgent calls, reminders on int’l humanitarian law

It wasn’t surprising that President Duterte didn’t say a word about international humanitarian law on Aug. 12, the date observed worldwide as International Humanitarian Law Day, or IHL Day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Dare To Be You: realme empowers Filipino youth to be unapologetically real

True to its mission of championing the youth, realme aims to empower today’s generation with its Dare To Be You campaign.  .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

China rejects new WHO virus probe

China on Friday rejected the World Health Organization’s calls for a renewed probe into the origins of COVID-19, saying it supported “scientific” over “political” efforts to find out how the virus started......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Pacman says right-handed opponent not a problem

Los Angeles—Philippines star Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday the “only danger” in switching foes for next week’s world welterweight boxing title bout will be going from a southpaw foe to a right-handed opponent......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021