Duterte avows comfortable life for all

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte became a “Big Winner” in 2016 after his landslide victory with more than 16.6 million votes.  No other previous President has dominated the national discourse in the way the Chief Executive has.  His every public appearance has received extensive media coverage, with everyone’s eyes focused on his every move, and with the public having an opinion on his every statement. 

Duterte admin’s first year investment milestones

The strong commitment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to promote inclusive economic growth in the country is slowly yielding positive results, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday, June 27.

President Duterte vows better lives for Filipinos in three years

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, May 4, 2017, vowed that there will be improvement in the lives of Filipinos in three years’ time as he assured that his administration will beef up efforts to end corruption, criminality and illegal hard drugs.

Andanar on Duterte’s speech: Take his words seriously but not literally, 17 Dec. 2016

“He is not a killer,” Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said when asked on BBC Newsday Friday, December 16, in Singapore about a recent controversial statement picked up by foreign media on Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s statement apparently admitting he killed three people when he was mayor of Davao City.