Ridge to Reef

Pia Ranada

How a Duterte supporter fell out of love with the President

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 9:30 AM, Jun 30, 2018
Updated 9:31 AM, Jul 02, 2018

'The hardest part is admitting that the man you thought he was is different from the the man he is,' says a Duterte supporter who has decided to become a critic

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

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[OPINION] We’re not here to be your friends

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:30 AM, Mar 10, 2018
Updated 6:26 AM, May 01, 2018

It's time we call out reporters who are overly chummy with government officials, who ride the wave of this administration's popularity at the cost of critical and impartial reporting and commentary

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

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Test for Andanar: Can he stop fake news, hate speech from pro-Duterte accounts?

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 4:41 PM, Jan 31, 2018
Updated 4:41 PM, Jan 31, 2018

PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar has promised to talk to the 'communications core group' of President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign in order to reach rabid pro-Duterte bloggers

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

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When Duterte dines with media

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:25 AM, Sep 02, 2017
Updated 12:20 PM, Sep 02, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may publicly threaten media companies but he also invites their reporters to dinner

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

Questions PCOO has to answer about its bloggers accreditation policy

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 11:00 AM, Aug 12, 2017
Updated 8:54 PM, Aug 11, 2017

Vague wording and lack of appreciation for realities of presidential coverage plague PCOO's interim social media policy

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

A good conversation with a Duterte supporter

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 10:30 AM, Aug 05, 2017
Updated 3:22 PM, Aug 05, 2017

We argued, we debated, and then we shook hands

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

Code of Ethics for gov't officials applies to Mocha Uson's blog

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:37 PM, May 12, 2017
Updated 8:37 PM, May 12, 2017

Newly appointed assistant secretary Mocha Uson can no longer 'misbehave' in her blog

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

Is Duterte's '4 million drug addicts' a 'real number'?

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 10:30 AM, May 06, 2017
Updated 11:40 PM, May 08, 2017

The government holds a #RealNumbersPH forum but fails to justify the continued use of the '4 million drug addicts' figure

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

Resist the trolls, resist the hate

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:00 AM, May 03, 2017
Updated 11:43 PM, May 08, 2017

When trolls win, everyone, including those who support President Duterte, loses

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories

Duterte's imagined 2017 New Year's resolutions

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 9:30 AM, Dec 28, 2016
Updated 12:35 PM, Dec 28, 2016

In an alternate universe, what would President Rodrigo Duterte's New Year's resolutions sound like?

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Photos show darkening of Duterte's complexion in recent months

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte show the darkening, and then graying, of his complexion from his first month in office to October 2018

Malacañang rejects 'surprise' drug tests for election candidates

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo echoes a Supreme Court ruling that declared provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act unconstitutional

More stories
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