Monthly Archives: October 2017

Palace shifts tirade from EU to HRW

MANILA — Malacañang has shifted its tirade from the European Union (EU) to the Human Rights Watch (HRW) after learning the regional bloc had nothing to do with supposed threat to move

Left warns of Duterte crackdown

MANILA — Members of the left-wing Makabayan party-list bloc have warned of a looming crackdown on dissenters following the Duterte administration’s creation of an Interagency Committee on Legal Action (Iacla). The congressmen

Duterte tirades undermine checks and balances in gov’t — lawyers group

MANILA — An alliance of lawyers denounced on Friday President Rodrigo Duterte’s “brazen assaults” against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, saying these attacks “deliberately undermine” the independence of

Duterte accepts Bautista resignation

MANILA — President Duterte said he has accepted the resignation of Andres Bautista as Commission on Elections chair, and believes that it would be better if he leaves his post so that

Republican senator says bipartisan deal reached to stabilize Obamacare

WASHINGTON – Two U.S. senators on Tuesday announced a bipartisan breakthrough to shore up Obamacare, an agreement that would revive federal subsidies for health insurers, and President Donald Trump voiced support for the


By Perry Diaz IT’S NOT everyday that someone would call the most powerful leader in the world a “moron” or anything close to that. But that’s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson