Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

3 weeks ago

Duterte to Commission on Appointments: Listen to Gina

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Duterte to Commission on Appointments: Listen to Gina

Digressing from his prepared speech on Tuesday while addressing the agriculture stakeholders in Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte said Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez had a good case in her hands, and should be given credit.

3 weeks ago

Gina Lopez: The people are with me

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Gina Lopez: The people are with me

Despite backlash from the mining industry, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez on Tuesday said she remains confident that the support of the Filipino people were with her.

3 weeks ago

PNP launches new, ‘less bloody’ Oplan Tokhang

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PNP launches new, ‘less bloody’ Oplan Tokhang

Philippine National Police Director General Ronal Dela Rosa on Monday announced the launching of the “revisited” Oplan Tokhang, which he says, should be “less bloody, if not bloodless.” Dela Rosa announced reforms to the operation, made after a death toll of over 7000, including that of South Korean businessman Jee-Ick-Joo who died inside Camp Crame itself at the hands of rogue police, had forced President Rodrigo Duterte to exclude them from his drug war late January.

4 weeks ago

ASH WEDNESDAY

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ASH WEDNESDAY

A lay minister at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Mintal, Davao City marks churchgoers’ foreheads ​on Wednesday ​with ashes from burned palm branches ​used from the the previous year’s Palm Sunday mass. March 1 is the observance of the Catholics’ Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten Season.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)