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LP wants Duterte as standard bearer

The Liberal Party (LP) has welcomed the possibility of picking  Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as its candidate in the 2016 presidential derby, according to two allies of President Benigno Aquino. 405 more words


Church leaders call on Aquino to step down

Six officials from the Catholic Church and three members of religious groups have joined the National Transformation Council’s (NTC) call for President Benigno Aquino III to “step down.” 899 more words
Benigno Aquino


Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is not supporting calls for President Benigno Aquino to resign over the Mamasapano Massacre.

     He is also against a military junta kicking the President out of Malacanang, as unverified reports say a group is planning a coup d’etat over the President’s alleged role in a bungled operation against Malaysian terrorist Marwan that led to the killing of 44 police Special Action Force (SAF) commandos. 219 more words

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine Crowd For Pope Francis Mass May Have Reached 6 Million

An aerial shot shows crowds of devotees during a downpour of rain waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis to celebrate a mass at the Rizal park in Manila, Philippines Photo: EPA… 935 more words

Today's Tidbit 16.1.2015

Pope Francis has urged leaders in the Philippines to end “scandalous social inequalities” and corruption during a welcome ceremony in Manila. President Benigno Aquino responded that most Catholic clergy had been silent about crimes committed under former President Gloria Arroyo and that some clergymen were too quick to criticize him. 68 more words


Grace Poe’s corruption fight . . . as President in 2016?

Senator Grace Poe, daughter of former movie icon Fernando Poe Jr, never fails to impress. But she also disappoints in certain ways.

Topping the 2010 senatorial elections, with significant help from her father, and getting more votes than veteran senators Loren Legarda and Chiz Escudero was impressive. 796 more words

Graft & Corruption