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'Pinoys appreciative of drug war' - Philippine Star;

'Pinoys appreciative of drug war' - Philippine Star

Philippine Star'Pinoys appreciative of drug war'Philippine StarPresident 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 ...and more »

Lacson dares PNP: Solve drug killings - Inquirer.net;

Lacson dares PNP: Solve drug killings - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netLacson dares PNP: Solve drug killingsInquirer.netThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)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 ...and more »

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

Police describe kill rewards, planting evidence in drug warBusinessWorld Online EditionTHE 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.and more »

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

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

Asia TimesDespite slip in polls, Duterte's drug war still enjoys 78% supportAsia TimesAccording 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 ...and more »

A love-hate affair between RP and US - Malaya

A love-hate affair between RP and USMalayaWHILE the US-Philippine alliance has been underperforming recently, we have seen the Philippines tilt towards China in a bid to normalize their bilateral relationship and for greater Chinese investment. After relations between the Philippines and the ...and more »

Time to change tack in anti-drugs war - Malaya

Time to change tack in anti-drugs warMalayaLAW 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 ...and more »

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

Rodrigo Duterte: I didn't mean the Philippines would cut ties with the USBellingen Courier SunArriving 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 ...and more »

Drug war tactics starting to reach saturation point – Sen. Lacson - Manila Bulletin

Drug war tactics starting to reach saturation point – Sen. LacsonManila BulletinA political ally of President Duterte said yesterday law enforcement agencies implementing the President's controversial anti-illegal drug campaign should change their tactics as their current strategies are “starting to reach its saturation point as ...and more »

Stocks to Watch as the Philippines Gets Its Act Together - TheStreet.com;

Stocks to Watch as the Philippines Gets Its Act Together - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comStocks to Watch as the Philippines Gets Its Act TogetherTheStreet.comThe news flow out of the Philippines at the moment inevitably turns to the "war on drugs" launched by the country's hothead president, Rodrigo Duterte. He's Asia's Trump, as I wrote last May. He has made multiple claims, which he sometimes then denies ...and more »

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

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

NewsweekFall in Support for Duterte Drug Killings, Survey FindsNewsweekSupport 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 ...and more »

Philippines: Police deny report on alliance to kill addicts for money - gulfnews.com

Philippines: Police deny report on alliance to kill addicts for moneygulfnews.comManila: The Philippine National Police have denied claims of a police commander and a retired police intelligence officer that police and vigilantes have formed an alliance to kill alcoholics, drug addicts, drug pushers, rapists, thieves and other ...and more »

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

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

Daily News & AnalysisApproval for Rodrigo Duterte's drug war slips in PhilippinesDaily News & AnalysisAlmost 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 ...and more »

Mass killings are bad advertising, says Philippine tourism secretary - Washington Post;

Mass killings are bad advertising, says Philippine tourism secretary - Washington Post

Washington PostMass killings are bad advertising, says Philippine tourism secretaryWashington PostMANILA — Experts on Philippine politics who have watched Rodrigo Duterte for decades say that he uses shock and fear strategically. By making casual references to real violence, he signals to his supporters that he is serious about his vision of ...and more »

PNP probes Reuters' report vs. war on drugs - Philippine Canadian Inquirer;

PNP probes Reuters' report vs. war on drugs - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Philippine Canadian InquirerPNP probes Reuters' report vs. war on drugsPhilippine Canadian InquirerThe Philippine National Police (PNP) is now investigating allegations on the government's all-out war against illegal drugs. (Photo: Philippine National Police/Facebook). MANILA—The Philippine National Police (PNP) is now investigating allegations on ...and more »

Philippine environment minister blasts cabinet colleague over mine closure delays - Channel NewsAsia;

Philippine environment minister blasts cabinet colleague over mine closure delays - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaPhilippine environment minister blasts cabinet colleague over mine closure delaysChannel NewsAsiaPhilippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez vented frustration on Wednesday that mines she ordered closed months ago remain open, aiming a broadside at a fellow minister whose office she blamed for slowing appeals that can only be resolved by ...and more »

Support slipping for Duterte's anti-drug crackdown - South China Morning Post;

Support slipping for Duterte's anti-drug crackdown - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostSupport slipping for Duterte's anti-drug crackdownSouth China Morning PostSatisfaction in the Philippines with President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs declined in the first quarter this year, a survey showed on Wednesday, with opinions split about police accounts that the drug suspects they killed had resisted arrest. Of 1 ...and more »

Man up, PNP tells officers in Reuters report on drug killings - Inquirer.net;

Man up, PNP tells officers in Reuters report on drug killings - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netMan up, PNP tells officers in Reuters report on drug killingsInquirer.netThis was the message of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to a retired and an active police official who claimed that the PNP ordered its men to kill drug suspects in exchange for cash rewards up to P50,000 for each target in the name of President ...and more »

If Duterte can't be expected to change, perhaps media should - Asianjournal.com

If Duterte can't be expected to change, perhaps media shouldAsianjournal.comPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has accused media, specifically the Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS-CBN, of being bastos and unfair and, in the process, he sounded just as foul as the objects of his ire. Perhaps it is too much to expect Duterte to change.and more »

PNP: We don't have funds for killings - ABS-CBN News

PNP: We don't have funds for killingsABS-CBN NewsThis picture taken on January 18, 2017, shows policemen investigating a body of an alleged drug user on the ground after an unidentified gunmen shot him dead in Manila. Noel Celis, AFP. The Philippine National Police rejected Wednesday claims made by ...and more »