Support for Anti-drug Campaign Drops in Philippines - Prensa Latina

19 de abril de 2017, 14:57Manila, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The anti-drug campaign launched by President Rodrigo Duterte received less support from Philippines public in a recent survey. According to the report, 78 percent of the respondents supported the ...

UP community assails board of regents' offer - Inquirer.net

The University of the Philippines community on Wednesday slammed the decision of the Board of Regents to offer an honorary doctor of laws degree to President Duterte. In an indignation rally on the UP Diliman campus, students criticized the board's ...

UP doctorate for Duterte sparks uproar - The Manila Times

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not accept an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of the Philippines, quashing uproar from alumni and students of the state institution. “With due respect to University of the Philippines, I do not accept ...

'Pinoys appreciative of drug war' - Philippine Star

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte together with the members of his delegation sing the Philippine national anthem during a meeting with the Overseas Filipino Workers based in Qatar at the Lusail Sports Arena in Lusail City on April 15, 2017. PCOO/King ...

Duterte declines UP honorary doctorate - Philippine Star

President Rodrigo Duterte declined yesterday the honorary doctor of laws degree offered by the University of the Philippines following strong criticism from his opponents. PPD/Robinson Niñal Jr, File. MANILA, Philippines - With opponents saying what he ...

PNP blames media for drop in drug war's public support in SWS survey - Inquirer.net

The Philippine National Police is blaming media coverage of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) for the double-digit drop in public satisfaction with the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs. The media's repeated use of EJKs when Social Weather ...

Lacson dares PNP: Solve drug killings - Inquirer.net

The body of drug suspect Jayson Reuyan lies on BAC-11 Street near the Parañaque River in Pasay City after he was killed in a police buy-bust operation on Jan. 13. (Photo by RICHARD A. REYES/Philippine Daily Inquirer). Sen. Panfilo Lacson on ...

Duterte's drug war is horrifically violent. So why do many young, liberal Filipinos support it? - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

MANILA — Justin Quirino is a 28-year-old radio disc jockey and events host who is active in Manila's hip cultural scene. He abhors violence, and says more of his country's wealth and opportunities should flow to the poor. And he considers himself a ...

Police describe kill rewards, planting evidence in drug war - BusinessWorld Online Edition

THE Philippine police have received cash payments for executing drug suspects, planted evidence at crime scenes and carried out most of the killings they have long blamed on vigilantes, said two senior officers who are critical of President Rodrigo R.

Despite slip in polls, Duterte's drug war still enjoys 78% support - Asia Times

According to survey results released Wednesday, 78% of Philippine respondents still support a brutal campaign to crackdown on drug activity in the country, reports Reuters. The number is down from a previous approval rating of 85%, but still shows ...

Time to change tack in anti-drugs war - Malaya

LAW enforcement agencies should change their tack in the government's campaign against illegal drugs following an 11-percent dip in satisfaction ratings based on the latest Social Weather Station survey, Sen. Panfilo Lacson yesterday said. Lacson ...

Rodrigo Duterte: I didn't mean the Philippines would cut ties with the US - Bellingen Courier Sun

Arriving back in his hometown of Davao after a red-carpet state visit to China the president said he did not mean he would cut ties with the United States when he told an audience in Beijing that he was separating from the US. "When you say severance ...

Duterte 'declines' UP honorary degree - CNN Philippines

(CNN Philippines, April 19) — President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he would not accept the honorary doctorate degree that the University of Philippines was intending to confer on him. "With due respect sa [to] University of the Philippines ...

Who proposed honorary UP degree for Duterte? - Rappler

(UPDATED) The idea to award a degree honoris causa to President Duterte was mistakenly attributed to Senator Francis Escudero. It came a from another Board of Regents member. Paige Occeñola · @ohnopaige. Published 7:40 PM, April 19, 2017.

Fall in Support for Duterte Drug Killings, Survey Finds - Newsweek

Support for President Rodrigo Duterte's aggressive war on drugs, which has resulted in the killing of an estimated 9,000 people since his election in June 2016, has fallen for the first time, a survey shows. The survey, carried out by Social Weather ...

Approval for Rodrigo Duterte's drug war slips in Philippines - Daily News & Analysis

Almost 9,000 people, many small-time users and dealers, have been killed in the Philippines since Rodrigo Duterte took office on June 30, 2016. Satisfaction in the Philippines with President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs declined in the first quarter ...

Duterte supporters rail against protests to honorary degree offer - ABS-CBN News

MANILA – Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday downplayed protests by graduates and students of the University of the Philippines (UP) against its offer to award him an honorary degree, saying it would not make much of a difference ...

Duterte refuses to accept UP honorary award - Sun.Star

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday declined the offer of the University of the Philippines (UP) to confer an honorary degree to him. "With due respect to the University of the Philippines, I do not accept [awards] even when I was mayor. I do not ...

Duterte declines UP honorary degree - Rappler

NO HONORARY DEGREE. President Rodrigo Duterte says no to an honorary degree from the University of the Philippines. Malacañang photo. MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, April 19, that he has declined the offer of ...

Duterte on honorary degree from UP: I simply decline - Philippine Star

The 'Oblation' at the University of the Philippines main campus in Diliman, Quezon City. File photo. MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he will decline the offer of the University of the Philippines to grant him an ...