President Duterte’s decision not to participate in military exercises in the South China Sea does not mean the Philippines is abdicating its sovereign rights to the West Philippine Sea, the AFP chief said.
Majority of Filipinos agree that it is “dangerous to print or broadcast anything critical” of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, "even if it is the truth." FULL STORY:
Though a survey found that more than half of Filipinos think it's dangerous to report anything critical of the Duterte administration, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque insists the President respects the freedom and independence of the media. READ:
METRO MANILA BACK UNDER MODIFIED ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE. President Rodrigo Duterte places Metro Manila under MECQ. Modified enhanced community quarantine in National Capital Region, Bulacan, Laguna, and Rizal will take effect from Aug. 4 to 18.
Philippine lawmakers formally shut down the country’s largest broadcast network, the latest major blow against the news media as President Rodrigo Duterte cracks down on outlets that have been critical of his leadership
BREAKING. In the middle of the coronavirus health crisis, President Rodrigo Duterte approved the anti-terror bill.
BREAKING: President Duterte has formally approved the extension of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon up to April 30, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says | via @arianne_merez #COVID19 #LuzonLockdown