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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants to turn a city into a stronghold.
Pangasinenses on Monday commended President Rodrigo Duterte for focusing his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on his plans and mandate for the country for the remaining years of his administration, and not on previous accomplishments.
The draft of a new Philippine constitution submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday would grant him new powers and a chance to extend his stay in office by up to eight years.
Sanlakas, a national and multi-sectoral people’s movement, staged a protest action today to condemn what the movement has called a blatant ploy by President Rodrigo Duterte to wrangle power from and undermine the independence of a separate branch of the government, this time the judiciary.