Monthly Archives: February 2017

Abella scores Duterte critics; Palace not out to suppress dissent

MANILA — Malacañang yesterday assured that the administration is not out to suppress dissent among the people who are critical of President Duterte. The statement was made in reaction to claims of

European politicians meddle in De Lima drug cases

MANILA — European politicians expressed concern at the criminal cases filed against Senator Leila de Lima and urged the European Union to take action against the Philippines “where there is no respect

Duterte tempting a coup, says US historian

MANILA — The 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution succeeded in dismantling the Marcos dictatorship, but its failure to realize the promised change under democracy paved the way for another populist strongman in

Duterte supporters want Trillanes jailed next after De Lima

MANILA — “Who do you want to jail next?” Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II posed this question to thousands of supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte supporters who had gathered at the Quirino

De Lima: It’s an honor to be jailed for what I’m fighting for

MANILA — “It’s an honor to be jailed for what I’m fighting for,” Senator Leila de Lima said before she turned herself in to the police on Friday morning. De Lima was

De Lima camp to take case vs arrest order to Supreme Court

MANILA — Senator Leila de Lima’s camp is planning to go to the Supreme Court to question the arrest order issued against her by the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court. Since they could