Duterte challenges Chief Justice and Ombudsman to resign

Philippine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte vows to resign from the presidency if Chief Justice Maria Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales also tender their respective resignations before members of the House of Representatives. Duterte made the "dare" after the Office of the Ombudsman led by the Deputy Ombudsman of Luzon began probing the bank accounts of... Continue Reading →

Philippine president Duterte keeps billions in illicit bank accounts–AMLC

The Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council or AMLC discovered a trove of bank accounts allegedly being kept by President Rodrigo Duterte which run by the billions of pesos. The AMLC is the governmental agency of the government of the Philippines tasked in investigating anomalous financial transactions not just by government officials but also by local and... Continue Reading →

Duterte resigns if detractors present proof of son’s ties with smuggling

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte offers to resign should detractors present documentary proof of son, Davao vice mayor Paolo's alleged involvement in illicit activities. This came about after Paolo Duterte's name came out during a Congressional hearing about the 6.4 billion peso shabu smuggling scandal involving officials of the Bureau of Customs. The controversial witness of... Continue Reading →

North Korea threatens US and its allies: ” We’ll nuke them if they join US in harassing us”

Like a boy with his new found toy, North Korea didn't mince words when it threatened the United States and its allies of a nuclear attack if the US starts moving against it militarily. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, described by Philippine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte as "crazy," is busy patting his generals in... Continue Reading →

US State Secretary to meet Pres. Duterte on Human Rights, terror and West Philippine sea

Expect fireworks today as United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Philippine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Malacanan palace. Tillerson, who arrived on Saturday due to the ASEAN summit of Foreign Ministers now being held in Manila, wants to discuss the human rights situation in the Philippines with Duterte, an issue which Duterte... Continue Reading →

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