Monthly Archives: July 2016

Duterte lifts ceasefire with Reds as ultimatum lapses

MANILA — Two hours past his deadline, President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday evening ordered the immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels that he declared less than a week ago,

‘I will never agree to coalition government’

MANILA – President Duterte will not agree to a coalition government with the communists, saying he has included in his administration people from the left and right sides of the political spectrum.

Reds to declare unilateral ceasefire on August 20

MANILA — The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said on Sunday that it is willing to issue a unilateral ceasefire declaration “separately but simultaneously” with the government on August 20, the

Yasay hit for weak handling of PH stand

MANILA — Outgoing Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Cuisia and former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday criticized Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. for not standing firmly for the mention

Rody wants party list system abolished

MANILA – President Duterte intends to abolish the party-list system when the Constitution is overhauled through a constituent assembly, saying it’s a “mockery of the law.” “I will not allow it…inabuso lahat

Duterte vows: Constitutional changes to be pro-Filipino

DAVAO CITY – President Duterte has vowed to make sure that changes in the Constitution will be responsive to the will of the people. “I will not allow a Constitution that is