President Rodrigo Duterte claims that it was the use of Chinese sniper rifles – "those long ones" – that killed terrorists Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute in the Battle of the Islamic City of Marawi, and netizens are quick to react and credit U.S. supplied intelligence and Western war machines, instead.
Officials of the elite 7-man Politburo Standing Committee, the apex of political power in China, praised “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era,” according to the official Xinhua news agency.
U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard, who has clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte over his war on drugs, said in Dublin she was equally concerned by violence outside the urban hotspots, where rural Filipinos opposing mining developments have met bloody reprisals.
The maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit 3 urged the mass transit firm and the Department of Transportation to abide by a recent court order to seek arbitration instead of terminating their service contract.
"We value your friendship." This was the message of Vice President Leni Robredo to the European Union and the European business community in the Philippines, as she delivered a speech at the EU-Philippines Business Summit at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City Tuesday.
European business leaders in the country hailed President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of Marawi City’s liberation following the deaths of extremist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute but stressed there remain conditions to be met before investors are convinced to come in.
We saw how the Executive department gathered the felons and the convicted drug lords to testify against her. Then we witnessed many in Congress totally besmirch her dignity using these convicted felons/drug lords. Finally, the majority of the Supreme Court justices - Velasco, De Castro, Bersamin, Peralta, Tijam, Martirez, Segismundo, Del Castillo, Reyes - allowed her incarceration.
As a transport group ended a two-day strike to protest the government's ambitious program to modernize public utility vehicles, President Duterte on Tuesday told the sector to heed calls to turn in their old units and get new, environment-friendly ones, giving a deadline of end-2017 for such.