“Run Sara Van” launched in Cebu for Sara Duterte

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Supporters of presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has launched the movement, “Run Sara Van” in Cebu City to encourage her to run for the 2022 presidency. The Partido Kalikasan led the…

Duterte says daughter Inday Sara ‘not running’ for president

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 01/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said that his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is not running for president. Duterte reiterated that he had cautioned his daughter against seeking the presidency. “My daughter, inuudyok…

Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

01/14/2021

Washington, United States—Donald Trump became the first US president in history to be impeached twice when the House of Representatives voted Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to charge him with inciting last week’s mob attack on Congress. “Today,…

Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding

11/24/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden’s transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on…

Why can’t Trump accept his defeat?

11/10/2020

Washington, United States—With his defeat in the US presidential election, Donald Trump finds himself fighting against being tagged with a label he frequently applies to rivals but which runs completely counter to his own brand: “loser.” The…

Palace: Duterte chose Sinas because of his drug war ‘track record’

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 11/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte picked Police Major General Debold Sinas as his next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief due to his contribution in the war against illegal drugs, Malacañang said Monday. “Presidential appointments are really…

Trump, Biden, and our economy

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 11/03/2020

Today, Americans will choose a new president, and many have asked me what the implications of a Trump or Biden victory would be for the Philippine economy. We can’t say that our economy has thrived within the…

‘Even God said rest on 7th day’: Sotto, Gordon defend Duterte’s absence in Rolly briefing

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 11/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senator Richard Gordon on Monday defended President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter received flak for his absence during the government’s first briefing on its response to Typhoon Rolly.…

More than stimulus

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 09/29/2020

It seems conventional wisdom now that the way out of the COVID-19-induced recession is to throw money—lots of it—at the problem. The term commonly used is “economic stimulus,” which in the current context means government spends unprecedented…

Roach on Pacquiao: 2 more fights then run for president

Celest Flores-Colina - Online Sports Editor / @CFColinaINQ 08/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines–Manny Pacquiao should consider running for president after two more fights, said his long time trainer Freddie Roach. In an interview with veteran boxing writer Dan Rafael, Roach said that he’s had discussions with the Filipino…

Poe hopes Duterte won’t only issue warning to telcos, but also gov’t regulators, LGUs

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 07/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe expressed hope that President Rodrigo Duterte also warns government regulators and local government units not to delay the issuance of permits for building cell towers and not just warn telecommunication companies…

Pacquiao denies discussing running for president with Arum

MARK GIONGCO 06/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao said he did not discuss any plans about running for president with his former longtime promoter Bob Arum. Pacquiao’s comments came after Arum told WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman in a video conversation that the…

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