President Rodrigo Duterte called on the communist rebels to “lay off” the power and communication facilities and other vital public installations in the provinces to avoid punishing consumers with higher utility rates.
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said President Rodrigo Duterte cannot be held criminally liable for saying he won’t let the police involved in the death of Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. go to jail.
The Philippines’ manufacturing sector posted sustained growth in October owing to higher production of petroleum products, non-electrical machineries, and transport equipment, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Friday, December 9.
The issue of the South China Sea dispute could be discussed by President Rodrigo Duterte and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen when the president embarks on state trips to Cambodia and Singapore next week.
South Korean lawmakers on Friday, December 9 voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country’s first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury.