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Philippine leaders gather to discuss China, South China Sea, Drug War, other issues -- Four former presidents of the Philippines meet with current President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines presidential all stars, July 27, 2016 (from left): Former president Joseph Estrada, Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, current President Rodrigo Duterte, Former president Fidel Ramos, and Former president Benigno Aquino III. 282 more words

The Philippines' new president is no "Trump of the East," but he's terrifying in his own right

The newly elected president of the Philippines is a tough-talking sexist who thrives off of hate speech and populist anger. If this reminds you of another high-profile US politician, it’s probably no surprise that the international media has christened Rodrigo Duterte “the Trump of the East.” 772 more words

Fisherfolk slams Aquino’s overdue and senseless remark on Kidapawan massacre

Fisherfolk slams Aquino’s overdue and senseless remark on Kidapawan massacre

Manila, Philippines – “Did Mr. President just broke his silence or is he still in an idle mode? 311 more words


Abaya stays -Aquino

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III on Friday ignored mounting calls for him to fire Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya for his inability to improve the deteriorating service of Metro Manila’s commuter train system and other transport woes that the public endures daily. 938 more words


High Satisfaction Rating for Aquino May Not Translate to Roxas Votes

President Benigno Aquino III’s net satisfaction rating declined by nine points from 41 percent to 32 percent in the latest Social Weather Station (SWS) survey conducted in the beginning of December. 69 more words


Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in Peril

Sen. Bongbong Marcos, a vice presidential candidate in next year’s elections and the chairman of the committee on local governments that is preparing the senate report on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) doubts that the bill would pass before the end of President Benigno Aquino III’s term in 2016. 93 more words