Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high” – below is their description. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has long been criticised for his authoritarian style and intolerance of dissent since he took office in 2016. But a national survey released this week shows Duterte remains extremely popular, with … Read more Philippines: Duterte’s popularity soars to record high

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Pardons U.S. Marine Guilty of Transgender Killing

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Pardons U.S. Marine Guilty of Transgender Killing” – below is their description. The pardon by President Rodrigo Duterte of a U.S. Marine convicted of killing a transgender woman has rekindled criticism and calls for #JusticeForJenniferLaude Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has pardoned … Read more Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Pardons U.S. Marine Guilty of Transgender Killing

Duterte pardons US marine jailed for killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Duterte pardons US marine jailed for killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude” – below is their description. The Philippine president pardoned a US marine on Monday in a surprise move that will free him from imprisonment for the 2014 killing of a transgender Filipino woman. Rodrigo Duterte said he … Read more Duterte pardons US marine jailed for killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude

Internal differences in the Philippines on how to deal with challenges in South China Sea

Security analyst Richard Javad Heydarian said both the Philippine foreign secretary and the defense secretary are using more strident language vis-a-vis China than Philippine President Duterte, reflecting internal differences in the Philippines on how to deal with the challenges in the South China Sea. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more Internal differences in the Philippines on how to deal with challenges in South China Sea

South China Sea issue: Is Australia following the U.S.?

Tensions escalate over the South China Sea, as #Australia appears to back the #UnitedStates in declaring #China’s maritime claims unlawful. Is Canberra changing course? And in a recent speech, #Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte advocated diplomacy, not war, to solve his country’s South China Sea dispute with China. What does that mean in concrete terms? Subscribe … Read more South China Sea issue: Is Australia following the U.S.?

Duterte Reverting to Populist Maneuver, Author Says

Jul.28 — Richard Heydarian, political scientist and author of “The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt against Elite Democracy,” talks about the Philippine president’s policies. Rodrigo Duterte pushed for corporate tax cuts and targeted support for pandemic-hit industries as part of a recovery plan. He defended the shutdown of ABS-CBN Corp., saying it was a powerful tool … Read more Duterte Reverting to Populist Maneuver, Author Says

SONA 2020: 1,000+ Protest Against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

More than 1,000 protesters marched in the Philippines’ capital of Manila on Monday, carrying signs and chanting slogans against President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of his State of the Nation address (SONA) . Duterte will deliver his SONA 2020 before a joint session of Congress. At the start of the coronavirus outbreak, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte … Read more SONA 2020: 1,000+ Protest Against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Coronavirus: Videos emerge online of police brutality amid lockdown around the world

As police forces across the world are given special powers to impose lockdowns online videos emerge showing some prevention measures turning violent. Kenyan police have used tear gas to disperse a crowd as people tried to board the last ferries to leave Mombasa hours before the curfew and more recently to stop traders. In South … Read more Coronavirus: Videos emerge online of police brutality amid lockdown around the world

Philippines president threatens to ‘shoot dead’ coronavirus lockdown troublemakers

The Philippine president has threatened to order law enforcers to shoot dead troublemakers and stop food and cash aid if people resort to riots and defy a lockdown imposed on millions to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Keep up to date with the latest coronavirus developments: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-uk-cases-live-updates-deaths-latest-nhs-tests/ Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are … Read more Philippines president threatens to ‘shoot dead’ coronavirus lockdown troublemakers

Philippines: Benigno Aquino III set to Win Presidential Election

Benigno Aquino III is set to win the Philippine presidential election, which took place on Monday 10th May 2010. He will face significant challenges including; corruption, powerful families such as the Markos, a new Chief Justice and private armies. Outgoing President, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, controversially gained Supreme Court approval to appoint a successor for Chief Justice … Read more Philippines: Benigno Aquino III set to Win Presidential Election