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Duterte tells New York Times: ‘Better stop your publishing’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back at New York Times (NYT) on Thursday, April 27, following an editorial condemning the Filipino leader over the alleged spate of summary killings in the country. In its April 25 op-ed, the NYT editorial … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

Poe, Gordon reiterate stance against death penalty

WITH several days left before the Congress resumes session in May, two senators expressed anew their opposition against the revival of capital punishment in the Philippines. In a chance interview on Wednesday, April 26, Senator Grace Poe, a member of … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

Pacquiao confident of winning against Horn

He’s not going to take his new challenger lightly but eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is confident that he’ll win against Australian Jeff Horn. For the first time on Wednesday, April 26, Pacquiao met Horn in Brisbane, Australia. “If … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

Panelo slams ‘reckless’ NY Times editorial against Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s legal counsel Salvador Panelo lambasted the New York Times (NYT) on Wednesday, April 26, following an editorial condemning the Filipino leader over the alleged spate of summary killings in the country. In its April 25 piece, … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

Ombudsman laments the dismissal of Arroyo’s plunder case

“MILLIONS were stolen, but no one stole them.” This is what Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said after the Supreme Court (SC) upheld its dismissal of the corruption case against former Philippine President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. In a … Continue reading

April 25, 2017

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