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Sara Duterte says federalism could worsen areas with political dynasties

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. ABS-CBN News/file MANILA – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio remains opposed to a shift to federalism, believing that wider political and fiscal autonomy, when granted to areas long held by political clans, could spell trouble.  ...

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Duterte raises PH concerns over South China Sea incursions with China’s Xi

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Rodrigo Duterte raised Manila’s concerns over the rising tensions in the West Philippine Sea during his bilateral meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Malacañang said Thursday.

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Samira Gutoc slams Duterte over plan to leave Marawi rehab up to bizmen

Photo shows the extent of damage in the area of Mapandi going to Lilod in Marawi City due to the five-month firefight between state troops and Maute terrorists. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Opposition senatorial bet Samira Gutoc on ...

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Pangilinan on Sharon Cuneta’s support for Duterte: Families are divided, we are no exception

MANILA, Philippines — Divided political views could exist in Filipino families and even the home of Senator Francis Pangilinan is no exception. “Unfortunately, in the country many families of the country are divided on what is happening in the country ...

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PNP probes journalists linked to alleged ‘Oust Duterte’ plot

MANILA – The Philippine National Police said Tuesday it was investigating some media practitioners who are supposedly members of groups moving for President Rodrigo Duterte’s ouster. PNP chief, Police General Oscar Albayalde said they will gather information and validate whatever ...

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Duterte, Arroyo to lead first Boao business forum in Manila

MANILA—House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the first Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Manila to be held Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23. Themed “Concerted Action for Common Development in the New Era,” the forum is set to ...

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Duterte again tells Sara: Don’t run for president

President Rodrigo Duterte (left) and daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. Photo from Mayor Sara Duterte’s Facebook account MANILA, Philippines — For the second time in a week, President Rodrigo Duterte told his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, not ...

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Duterte: Congress squabble delayed signing of 2019 budget

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the PDP-Laban campaign rally in Batangas City on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (Photo from a PTV video) MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the bickering among members of Congress over the delay in the ...

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Sara Duterte endorses rival bets in Davao del Sur

KORONADAL CITY – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has chosen to be a “friend to all” as she endorsed competing candidates from Digos City and Sta. Cruz town in Davao del Sur. During the campaign sortie of regional party Hugpong ...

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‘I believe in God at takot ako sa karma’ — Duterte

Duterte on Wednesday said he believes in God and is afraid of karma. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA—President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he believes in God and is afraid of karma. “I assure you I believe in God at ...

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