“It is not just an issue of poverty but also of the president’s intolerance of dissent.”
Category: Politics & Governance
The Philippines has now embarked on import liberalization of its staple – a dangerous path not just for the country’s food security, but more importantly, for that elusive economic development.
“Today, we recall the sacrifices and heroism of Filipinos who fought foreign invaders in the Fall of Bataan. We reaffirm the need to defend Philippine sovereignty, sovereign rights and territorial integrity against any and all foreign occupation and intervention.”
By FLOREEN SIMON and MALOU MANGAHAS Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IN THE May 2019 elections, not just two but all three children of President Rodrigo R. Duterte by estranged spouse Elizabeth A. Zimmerman are running. But unlike those of many other candidates, their clan coffers won’t be running empty. In fact, these are probably…
By FLOREEN SIMON and MALOU MANGAHAS Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism BY THE DISCLOSURES in their asset records, President Rodrigo Duterte, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, and former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte have interests and engagements in a total of at least 23 corporate entities. A majority of these are involved in the…
PCIJ Reports | Law firm not registered, some biz interests not disclosed, lender gets deal to import rice
Is the President honestly poor or honestly rich? The disclosures in his asset records across 20 years are woefully inconsistent, or less than fully open.
Despite the fact that time is ticking, she said, the paradigm shift from the Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals is not yet complete.
“It is sad because they are prioritizing the “squabble over the pork-laden budget” rather than ensuring that government is providing fast and reliable public services.”
Sison said that Duterte’s latest announcement means nothing as the GRP leader already ended the peace negotiations in November 2017 and has since refused to return to the negotiating table.
Renante Gamara, NDFP peace consultant for the National Capital Region, was arrested by the Regional Special Operations Unit of the National Capital Region Police Office-Philippine National Police, Philippine Army and intelligence agents last night and was first brought to Camp General Pantaleon Garcia in Imus, Cavite.
“He has always schemed to use the armed conflict as an excuse for carrying out martial law nationwide and for railroading charter change to a bogus kind of federalism in order to realize and impose fascist dictatorship on the Filipino people.”