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Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison denied Monday President Duterte’s claim that he had colon cancer and instead dared the President to reveal his health condition to the Filipino people.“It is Duterte who has to explain his disappearances for medical reasons because the public is entitled to know everything that pertains to his suitability for public office,” Sison said in a statement sent to the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Monday night.Last month, Duterte was not seen...
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Former DENR Sec. Regina Paz Lopez sings “Let It Go” with her staff at the DENR Central Office during the official turnover ceremony with new DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu.INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON
Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez lauded on Tuesday President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement against irresponsible mining.“I am heartened by the statement of President Duterte. It shows his care for the people is genuine,” Lopez said in a text message to Inquirer.net.Lopez, whose appointment as head of the Department of Environment and...
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Photo: Abdullah (left) and Omarkhayam Maute. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOSILIGAN CITY — Abdullah Maute, one of the leaders of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group, is still alive and unhurt despite the daily air and ground assault by government security forces on their positions in Marawi City.Agakhan Sharief, a Moro community leader known in the province as Bin Laden because of his resemblance to the late al-Qaeda leader, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer Saturday that he was able to speak with Abdullah Maute...
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Photo: Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II (left) and New People’s Army guerillas. INQUIRER, AFP FILE PHOTOSWhy are you not condemning the attacks if you’re sincere with the peace talks?This was Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II’s question for the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) after an alleged New People’s Army (NPA) ambush took place in Cotabato City on Wednesday, prompting President Duterte to call off peace talks with the communist rebels.“Sa mga kausap natin sa peace talks: If you...