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'We're not hearing anything of direction and of hope for the country.'
Politics is, unfortunately, a testy subject in the Philippines. The drama unfolding in news headlines and press conferences often eclipses all else, and it’s no surprise that most Filipinos view politics in an unpleasant light. With election season around the corner, even as ...
 
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Human rights lawyer takes second crack at a Senate seat.
Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno said Tuesday he would run for senator in the 2022 elections, citing the need to continue his advocacy for judicial reform and uplifting Filipinos from the pandemic.It will be Diokno's second time to run for senator. His first attempt was in 2019 under ...
 
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Roque was reacting to U.P.'s opposition to his bid for a seat in the International Law Commission.
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque reacted to the University of the Philippines' statement of opposition to his bid for a seat in the International Law Commission, saying the premier state university disregarded his past accomplishments. “It is unfortunate that some members of the UP ...
 
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We're all citizens of this country, he said.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Tuesday said shouting at people was not a privilege government officials enjoy, apologizing on behalf of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque who went viral for berating health workers in a leaked video.How Roque behaved in that footage from ...
 
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Blue Ribbon Committee continues probe on use of pandemic funds.
Senators on Monday questioned the delivery by Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corp. of 500,000 pieces of surgical masks on the same day the request was issued and despite having no inventory, saying it could be an indication that it was indeed a favored company.The ...
 
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"It will diminish the reputation of the body."
The University of the Philippines has released a statement regarding presidential spokesman Harry Roque's bid for a seat in the International Law Commission. Roque is in New York campaigning a seat in the prestigious body. He was nominated by the Philippine government for ...
 
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And in five other Southeast Asian countries.
On September 13, Japan warned its citizens of a possible terrorist attack that could happen in six Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, advising them to stay away from religious sites and gatherings. According to the Japanese foreign ministry, they obtained information of ...
 
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He confirms talk online that he's abroad.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday confirmed talk online that he is in New York to campaign for a seat at the International Law Commission.President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesperson, a human rights lawyer before joining the government, was nominated for the post by the ...
 
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The vice president takes on the presidential spokesperson.
Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday called out presidential spokesperson Harry Roque over his viral outburst against health workers, saying he has no right to bully those who have a different opinion than him in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.Roque figured in ...
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