A bulk of the P4.87 billion in the President's Social Fund spent goes to 'Other Special Assistance' while P305 million goes to assistance for soldiers, police personnel, and their families
Yet President Rodrigo Duterte has a record of reappointing government officials accused of corruption or abuse of power
The government cannot just trample on press freedom and get away with it
As the Boracay example illustrates, policymaking without planning makes for needless chaos, confusion, and destruction
Rappler traces President Rodrigo Duterte's decision-making on Boracay, from the video presentation that started it up to the Cabinet meetings where a 6-month closure was finalized
It’s time to stop wishing for a single, hardball opportunity to end this state of abuse. 2018 is yours – and ours – to fix.
Ang mga nagtutulak ng rebolusyonaryong gobyerno ay isa lamang sa 3 paksyon sa koalisyong pampulitika ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Nagkakagulo sila.
A Revolutionary Government would most likely lead not to authoritarian stability but to a succession of destabilizing military coups. This scenario, more than anything else, is what prevents the President from giving the green light to the RevGov faction.
The logic of the PDP proposal seems to suggest an 'intended consequence' – a political system which will be easier for the Duterte regime to control
The national democrats know a break with President Duterte's administration will be inevitable. For now, it will milk the relationship for all its strategic and tactical worth.
Deviancy in fact characterizes the policies and workings of the Duterte government
Housing chief Eduardo del Rosario says he is just waiting for Congress to pass a joint resolution allowing the distribution of the houses before the turnover of the units to the families
Either batutain kayo o pag lumaban kayo ipagbabaril ko kayo the President tells Kadamay
If you don t give back the land to the government then I will ask the Filipino people to occupy the lands that are in your hands the President tells oligarchs
After the successful takeover of idle government housing in Bulacan urban poor group Kadamay sets its eyes on other sites in the province
This worldview of conspiracies is the laziest kind of thinking that subverts self criticism and does not allow for a vision to flourish
The streets have been quiet since – and should remain so until January 6 the Day of the Magi
Ito na ang pinakanakakapagod at nakakalungkot na unang 100 araw ng isang pangulo simula nang mabawi natin ang demokrasya noong 1986
The Philippine President s speeches in his visits to 6 military camps in 9 days are designed to win the loyalty and even the love of the country s armed forces
At the same time she likes listening she likes going to people And that’s someone we need in the executive department says Duterte ally and Mindanao Commission on Women CEO Irene Santiago
You want us not to be corrupt? Do not bribe and bind yourselves to us and gain our patronage incoming Transportation Secretary Art Tugade tells businessmen
I am for peace and I am for peace negotiations but both sides must want it and want it so badly that no side sets preconditions for negotiations
It s all actually about her and not me says Peter Laviña of his wife s impending appointment as agriculture undersecretary