Monthly Archives: November 2016

Stop attacks or face war, Duterte tells Maute group

MANILA — President Duterte yesterday warned the Maute terrorist group to stop its attacks or face a full-blown war from government forces. “Dito sa Maute (In the case of Maute), I said

Duterte did not threaten to kill rights advocates – Palace

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he would also kill human rights activists should the number of drug dependents increase was not a veiled threat, a Palace official said Wednesday. Duterte

No rift in Cabinet, Andanar tells Ramos

MANILA — They don’t always see eye to eye, but members of President Duterte’s official family have good relations with each other, according to Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. Even the spouses

19 real heroes enshrined at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani

MANILA — Nineteen Filipinos, led by journalists Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc and Antonio Zumel, former Sen. Jovito Salonga, movie director Benjamin Cervantes and Bishop Julio Labayen, yesterday officially joined the ranks of 268 other

Russia eyeing partnership, not military alliance, with PH

MANILA — Russia is not seeking a military alliance with the Philippines, but is looking at intensifying its “partnership” and “friendship” with Manila, its ambassador said on Tuesday. Ambassador Igor Khovaev stressed

Real Pinoy heroes to get US recognition

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES—While thousands denounced a fake hero in Manila, the real Filipino war heroes would finally get the recognition they deserve. The US Congress is expected to approve