DAVAO CITY - “Shut up!” In his characteristic harsh language, presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, May 26, slammed both Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chair Chito Gascon and incoming Sen. Leila de Lima, for calling him out on his previous actuations.
Plans by the Philippines’ controversial incoming president to give late dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero’s burial triggered outrage on Tuesday, May 24, with martial law victims warning it would whitewash the strongman’s crimes.
DAVAO CITY - He has stage 4 cancer and is dying. (Joke!) He will deliver a five-minute inaugural speech. (Joke!) He will solve the country’s crime problem in three to six months (may be a joke).
DAVAO CITY - Presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte warned at least four major law enforcement agencies that they face a “massive revamp” once he’s in power, as he expressed anger over the deaths of five concertgoers in Pasay City last week and called the tragedy a “failure of intelligence” in the war on illegal drugs.