Monthly Archives: March 2017

EU summons Filipino envoy to explain Duterte tirade

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday summoned a Philippine envoy to explain an expletive-laden tirade by President Rodrigo Duterte, who threatened to hang EU officials for opposing his efforts to re-impose

SC justices to SolGen: Is De Lima being singled out by Duterte?

MANILA — Is Sen. Leila De Lima being singled out by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte? Three Supreme Court justices raised this question during the third part of the oral arguments

SC junks disbarment case vs Morales

MANILA — For lack of merit, the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed Wednesday the disbarment complaint filed against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. In a unanimous resolution, the SC ruled that the “Ombudsman, who

Duterte, Misuari meeting cordial – Palace

MANILA – President Duterte and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari discussed on Monday ways to achieve peace in Mindanao in a meeting described as “warm” and “cordial.” Presidential spokesman

Duterte spends birthday with family

DAVAO CITY – On his 72nd birthday, President Duterte was nowhere to be found. The Presidential Communications Operations Office here said the President decided to enjoy his private time with loved ones

Duterte assures Robredo impeachment against her won’t prosper

MANILA — The last time President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo met, Duterte told Robredo that he will not allow the impeachment complaint against her to prosper. Robredo on Tuesday