The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Thursday, May 19, said the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) cannot be unilaterally set aside by the government as the incoming Duterte administration pushes for a federal system of government.
DAVAO CITY -- At first blush, Rodrigo Duterte’s choices for prime positions in his First Family aren’t any different from the mold of that of his predecessor.
The Cabinet members of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte would be similar to the Cabinet of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his transition team said.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama offered his congratulations Tuesday, May 17, to the new presumptive president of the Philippines who has attracted controversy over his iron-fisted approach to law and order.
DAVAO CITY -- Presumptive president-elect Rodrigo Duterte stressed on Monday, May 16, that the death penalty must be re-imposed during his administration if he was to deliver the promised crackdown on criminality plaguing the country.
COTABATO CITY -- The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has started preparing a list of its nominees for major posts in the incoming administration of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
Presumptive president-elect Rodrigo Duterte would be a “hands-on” president once he assumes his office this June, his spokesman said on Monday, May 16.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on May 13 said it is open to a Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) amid plans of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to amend the Philippine Constitution.
DAVAO CITY -- Presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, May 15, said he wanted to cultivate friendly relations with China even as he confirmed he was open to direct talks over a territorial row that had badly damaged bilateral ties.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland -- A Filipino federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Three people were also wounded in the shootings.