Sanction countries not reducing carbon emissions – Duterte

Daphne Galvez 05/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Countries that fail to reduce their carbon emissions as they had promised should be sanctioned, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday in his weekly taped “Talk to the People” briefing. “Unless the industrialized countries…

BREAKING: Duterte OKs end to e-sabong

Christia Marie Ramos 05/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said he will order an end to e-sabong following the recommendation of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, citing its social cost to Filipinos. “The recommendation of Sec. Año is to do away…

Duterte praises military but slams police for poor discipline, corruption

Cathrine Gonzales 01/18/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte praised the military for helping with relief efforts for residents affected by Typhoon Odette, but indicated that the police lack discipline and are “corrupt to the core.” During part two…

Pay your taxes or go to prison, Duterte warns Pharmally execs

Daniza Fernandez 11/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Executives of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp., which is under Senate investigation for alleged anomalies in its supply contracts with the government,  should pay their taxes or else face the prospect of imprisonment for tax evasion,…

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