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Indeed, China is emerging as the Duterte regime’s ultimate patron – as investor, infrastructure builder, labor and material supplier, and money lender – in a modern-day sort of colonial arrangement
The NUJP adds. 'this show of vindictiveness is not just pathetically childish, more worrisome is it shows Duterte’s penchant for taking shortcuts in a case that is still pending before the courts'
The late strongman Ferdinand Marcos signed a presidential decree that sought to jail ‘rumor mongers.’ It was repealed by Corazon Aquino.
'FOCAP considers this as a blatant attack on freedom of the press, a right guaranteed by the Philippine Constitution and the United Nations'
(UPDATED) In response, Dagoy says, 'Me to apologize? In their dreams! Sila ang mag-apologize sa sundalo ko (They should be the one to apologize to my soldier).'
(UPDATED) 'Whatever Rappler's offense, the PSG [has] no right to harm Rappler's people [or] threaten them,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
'Unless the CA issues a TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler's accreditation with the Malacañang Press Corps has accordingly ceased,' Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra tells reporter Pia Ranada, correcting a statement earlier released by Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
Netizens say the government's moves to stifle free speech will only produce more courageous journalists, as #BlackFridayForPressFreedom trends on Twitter