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More diplomats visit Duterte in 'Panacañang' - Rappler

SPANISH AMBASSADOR. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte receives Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis Calvo on June 20, 2016. Photo from RTVM. DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Less than two weeks before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte takes office, more ...and more »

Duterte: China offering to build Manila-Clark railway in 2 years - Rappler

He tells Filipino businessmen, 'Can you match the offer? Because if you cannot match the offer, I will accept the goodwill of China'. Pia Ranada · @piaranada. Published 8:32 PM, June 21, 2016. Updated 8:33 PM, June 21, 2016. PH-CHINA RELATIONS. Chinese ...and more »

Businessmen tackle Duterte's economic agenda - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Leaders of major business groups are in Davao for a two-day 'consultative summit' beginning Monday. They are expected to discuss President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's 10-point socioeconomic agenda in a series of workshops ...and more »

Incoming DBM chief wants more time to review 2017 national budget -

DAVAO CITY — Incoming Budget chief Benjamin E. Diokno on Monday said the Duterte administration will buy some more time to review the proposed 2017 national budget but maintained that there will be no reenacted budget in the next six years. On the ...and more »

Duterte on business sector's 10-point wishlist: 'It's doable' - Rappler

BUSINESS UNDER DUTERTE. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte listens to business sector recommendations beside his incoming Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez. Photo from Sulong Pilipinas. DAVAO CITY, Philippines – “It's all doable. It's just a matter of ...and more »

What should be on Duterte's foreign policy agenda? - East Asia Forum

To the Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, the world is black and white, with hardly any shades of grey in between. His view informs his policy approach. His law and order platform, for example, promised change in a country riddled with poor ...and more »

Philippines' Duterte threatens assassination of journalists - New Internationalist (blog)

Human rights and journalism organizations have responded but the incoming president is dismissive of their concerns, reports Iris C. Gonzales. There is something so disturbing about the media landscape in the Philippines nowadays. You see, our newly ...and more »

Tax reform high on businessmen's agenda to grow the PHL economy - GMA News

The adoption of a comprehensive tax reform package is high on the 10-point recommendation of the business community for the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. "Participants identified comprehensive tax reform as a primary ...and more »

Duterte administration's 10-point economic agenda - Update Philippines

Sustained economic growth and ensure that its impact is equitable to all Filipinos. This is the goal of the incoming Duterte administration through its 10-point economic agenda presented before some 300 delegates of the two-day business consultation ...and more »

Duterte renews warning to gov't workers on the take: Stop It! -

DAVAO CITY – Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte categorically stated on Wednesday that he never accepted money from mining companies or government contractors as doing so would mean he would have to repay them in some other ways. “I assure you that I ...and more »