SEC revokes Rappler’s Registration

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the registration of online organization Rappler for violation of the Anti-Dummy Law. In a news article on its own website, Rappler said it was “a blow to press freedom in the Philippines.” The SEC said Rappler violated constitutional restrictions on ownership and control of mass media entities…

President Duterte tells troops in his visit to Iligan amid ongoing clashes in neighboring Marawi

President Duterte tells troops in his visit to Iligan amid ongoing clashes in neighboring Marawi “This is a time for victory…Talagang panalo tayo dito.” This was the assurance President Rodrigo Duterte gave government troops in Iligan, which he visited on Friday amid the ongoing clashes with the Maute terrorist group in neighboring Marawi. “This is a time for…

Duterte, Xi Jinping sasaksihan ang pagpirma ng mga ilang deal sa China

Duterte, Xi Jinping sasaksihan ang pagpirma ng mga ilang deal sa China Si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte at Chinese President Xi Jinping ay inaasahang sasaksihan ang pagpirma ng mga memoranda of understanding at mga kasunduan sa state visit ng Pangulong Duterte sa Beijing simula Oktubre 18. Sinabi ni Foreign Affairs spokesperson Assistant Secretary Charles Jose na si Duterte ay inaasahang…