Duterte Appoints 2 New Associate Justices in Court of Appeals

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed two new associate judges to the Court of Appeals, according to Malacañang on Thursday. Associate Justices Eleuterio Larisma Bathan and John Zurbito Lee are the newest members of the appellate court, succeeding Japar Dimaampao, who was appointed as an associate judge of the Supreme Court in September, and Dorothy Montejo-Gonzaga, who … Read more

Salceda Prefers Sara Duterte to be DSWD Secretary

The Albay Representative favored Sara Duterte, the prospective vice president, to be the secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). However, Salceda believes that the daughter of departing President Rodrigo Duterte is more qualified to be DSWD secretary. Salceda stated in an interview during the PDP-Laban luncheon meeting at EDSA Shangri-La that … Read more

President Duterte Calls Philippines “Republic of Marites”

President Rodrigo Duterte nicknamed the Philippines’ Republic the “Republic of Marites.” President Duterte declared the Philippines to be the “Republic of Marites” in his May 12 public speech. He claims that nowadays, even men are addicted to gossip. Duterte stated that “Kung gusto niyo ng tsismis, marami ako. This is a Republic of Marites na … Read more

Duterte Breaks Silence on Cheating Allegations in Halalan 2022

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made his statement on the charges of election fraud in May 2022. On election day, some vote-counting machines malfunctioned, and there were reports of voters waiting in line for hours while the devices were repaired. On the eve of election day, partial and unofficial voting had hit more than 60% of … Read more

Halalan 2022: COVID-19 Cases Monitored After the Election

Most often asked concern is if COVID-19 cases would grow out of the country after Election 2022 here are the statement of Professor Jomar Rabajante of the University of the Philippines (UP) Pandemic Response Team. According to Professor Jomar Rabajante of the University of the Philippines (UP) Pandemic Response Team, the data provided by government is still … Read more