Tag Archives: Rodrigo Duterte

‘FPI Strongly Supports Doe’s Stand On Coal-Fired Power Plants’

The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI), which is composed of Industry Associations and Corporations engaged in the manufacture of various materials and products, is in full support of the recent declaration of the Secretary of Energy Alfonso Cusi, – that coal-fired power plant will remain a permanent fixture as this will help the Philippines rapidly meets its growing energy needs cost efficiently.

Workers group slams SC decision as ‘ringing endorsement of dictatorship’

The Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, a socialist labor group, denounced the Supreme Court’s decision to go along with President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani as an “endorsement of dictatorship.”

Groups to Duterte: Demand Climate Justice at COP 22

Environment and climate advocates challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to demand accountability from developed countries, in light of the president’s recent tirade against these countries’ huge contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that caused the current climate challenges the global community faces today less than two weeks before the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) in Morocco. The international gathering of country-parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) serves as a forum to tackle climate change and addressing its impacts.

Sanlakas Slams Police Brutality, Calls for Independent Foreign Policy

Sanlakas expressed strong condemnation of the violent dispersal and illegal arrest by the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Manila Police District (MPD) of activists, Moros, and Lumads in the latter’s protest actions held at Camp Aguinaldo, October 18, and at the United States (US) Embassy, October 19.

Simultaneous anti-contractualization protests at SM branches nationwide

A week before President Rodrigo Duterte holds his 100th day in Malacanang, workers and allies will be holding simultaneous protests at several branches of SM mallsacross the country to push for the abolition of contractual employment scheme and remind the president to fulfill his electoral promise.

President Duterte urged to assert Philippine sovereignty on Canada trash issue Illegal waste trade no different from drugs and other contraband under int’l law

Quezon City, 29 September 2016—Calling on President Duterte to officially denounce Canada’s trash exports to the Philippines, environmental group BAN Toxics today urged the President to assert Philippine sovereignty and ensure the immediate return of all waste shipments back to Canada.

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Groups await executive action on Duterte’s promised nationwide smoking ban

Various civil society and non-government groups representing health professionals and workers, environment and clean air advocates, tobacco victims, lawyers, youth, and women eagerly anticipate President Rodrigo Duterte’s next step following his assurance last Monday that he would fulfill his promise to implement a nationwide smoking ban.

Health group supports anew Duterte’s promised nationwide smoking ban

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and advocacy group with expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, expressed full support for the proposed nationwide smoking ban after President Rodrigo Duterte promised anew that he would implement it.

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Globe, Davao City collaborate to address peace and order concerns

Globe Telecom and the Davao City government are collaborating to help improve the peace and order situation in the city by putting in a place a hotline, 0917-Duterte (0917-3883783), to receive calls and texts relating to security concerns in the city.

Deped Workers to Aquino Appointees: ‘Do not Cling to Power!’

The 40,000-strong employees union in the Department of Education yesterday urged all appointees of former President Benigno Aquino III to immediately tender their courtesy resignations or face sanctions provided under Memorandum Circular 4 of President Rodrigo Duterte.