Monthly Archives: May 2017

Duterte warns SC, Congress

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he will ignore the Supreme Court and Congress as he enforces martial law across Mindanao, even though the Constitution gives them the power of oversight.

President has no intention to bypass SC, Congress on martial law: Palace

MANILA — President Duterte has no intention of bypassing the Supreme Court and Congress about the martial law declaration and even proposed the military and the police to hold a dialogue with

House to meet as committee of whole to tackle martial law report

MANILA — The House of Representatives would constitute itself into a Committee of the Whole House this Wednesday to tackle President Rodrigo Duterte’s report on the imposition of martial law in Mindanao. During plenary,

Congress vote to mean ‘almost powerless’ SC

MANILA — The Supreme Court would be rendered “almost powerless” once Congress votes to uphold President Duterte’s imposition of martial law in Mindanao, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Monday. In

Pangilinan to Cabinet men: ‘Don’t open gates to dictatorship’

MANILA — Senator Francis Pangilinan on Monday called on members of the Cabinet to convince President Rodrigo Duterte not to violate the Constitution in view of the President’s statement not to listen

Duterte has no time for ‘misguided’ comments vs martial law – Palace

MANILA — As senators are to be briefed on Monday by defense and security officials tasked to justify President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, Malacañang has made it clear that