Palace welcomes Duterte’s inclusion in Time Magazine’s cover photo

Malacañang on Friday attributed the inclusion of President Rodrigo R. Duterte on the cover photo and top story of Time Magazine to his strong and decisive leadership. “Regardless of slant, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has demonstrated strong and decisive leadership – a quality appreciated by Filipinos as evidenced by the Chief Executive’s high satisfaction, approval, trust and performance ratings,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press statement. Aside from Duterte, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have been featured by…

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Pimentel, Sotto have ‘agreement’ on leadership change: Lacson

Senator Panfilo Lacson on Thursday said an ‘agreement’ has earlier been reached between Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III for an eventual leadership change. “Ngayon di pa napag-uusapan. I understand there’s already an understanding between Sen. Sotto and Sen. Pimentel. Pero kung kailan ie-execute o implement, we do not know (It has to be discussed now. I understand there’s already an understanding between Sen. Sotto and Sen. Pimentel. But when would it be implemented or executed, we do not know) ,” Lacson said…

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