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President Rodrigo Duterte insists allowing Chinese to fish in Philippine waters is constitutional, and tells Filipinos not to believe in 'constitutionalists' who say otherwise
After the Recto Bank incident dominates news headlines, 80% of Filipinos say they are satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte's performance
Vice President Leni Robredo describes her first 3 years as Vice President as 'good' but 'challenging'
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea is confident Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte will end up with a 'very strong presidency,' while Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III praises his 'vision' to give Filipinos a 'comfortable life'
'The President’s record as the Philippines’ Chief Executive speaks for itself,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
'If we're just exchanging one possible exploiter with another, that doesn't really bode well for his nationalist image,' says political science expert Aries Arugay
While quelling dissent could be 'efficient' for a president who wants to get things done, political science expert Aries Arugay says democracy is also about checks and balance
It's the second year in a row for the director to be at the helm of the State of the Nation Address
Cabinet clusters will hold pre-SONA fora in Manila, Cebu City, and Davao City in the days leading to President Duterte's State of the Nation Address on July 22
As his term nears the halfway mark, President Rodrigo Duterte reminds Filipinos that their choice of the next president will determine if the gains of his administration will continue