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Leila de Lima

Ginagamit ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang kaniyang kapangyarihan upang gantihan at wasakin ang mga pumupuna at kumakalaban sa kaniyang pamamahala.

Magtatatlong taon nang nakakulong si Senador Leila de Lima, na kasapi ng oposisyong Partido Liberal. Noong 2017, inaresto siya sa isa sa tatlong drug cases na isinampa ng Department of Justice laban sa kaniya. Isinasangkot ng gobyernong Duterte si De Lima sa pagbebenta at pangangalakal ng ilegal na droga sa National Bilibid Prison. 

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Pasumpa-sumpa ka pa

Duterte swearing in

Katanghalian noong Hunyo 30, 2016 nang manumpa nang ganito ang kasalukuyang pangulo:

“I, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully and conscientiously fulfill my duties as President of the Philippines, preserve and defend its Constitution, execute its laws, do justice to every man, and consecrate myself to the service of the Nation. So help me God.”

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‘Silence can’t be an option anymore’

Jover Laurio of Pinoy Ako Blog

Amid state-sponsored disinformation and outrageous statements of President Rodrigo Duterte, Filipinos should no longer remain silent, women advocates said during an anti-“fake news” conference in Makati City last week.

Silence can’t be an option anymore,” said Gang Badoy Capati, founder of RockEd Philippines, an alternative education group. “Silence right now,” Capati added, is “violence.” Continue reading

GMA News all set for “DU30: Unang SONA”

#DU30UnangSONA

The Philippines’ most trusted broadcast news organization, GMA News, is all set for the most comprehensive coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s first-ever State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25, 2016.

Anchored by GMA News pillars Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez, GMA News’ “Du30: Unang SONA” special coverage gives Filipinos up-to-the-minute reportage from Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City where the first-ever President from Mindanao addresses the entire nation.

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Duterte on “Wanted: President”

Rodrigo Duterte and Mel Tiangco on "Wanted: President"

Dubbed “The Punisher” and Davao’s “Dirty Harry,” Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte does not mince words. He has been known to lace his speeches with expletives, and his controversial statements are often quoted in the headlines.

In “Wanted: President,” the long-time mayor faces veteran anchor Mel Tiangco as she questions him about his alleged human rights’ abuses and the so-called Davao Death Squad. When Tiangco asks Duterte about how he intends to rid the country of drugs, crime and corruption in six months, Duterte replies, “It could be bloody.”

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