Tag: duterte

Du30 mentions ‘green’ policies in second SONA

In second address to nation, Duterte urges government agencies to act on food production crises in climate change-affected areas, and enaction of National Land Use Act.

/ July 25, 2017

RECAP: Duterte’s 2016 SONA and what happened since

MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivered on July 25, 2016 his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). In it, he made a detailed litany of plans and vision for the country, not only in his first year,...

/ July 24, 2017

Duterte’s first year rated by ‘green’ groups

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s administration received yesterday an overall failing mark for its first-year performance on “environment and social justice” from a 40-member coalition. The Green Thumb Coalition, in a press conference, explained that the Duterte’s words...

/ July 4, 2017

Duterte on criminals, before and after winning

The President vowed to have a tough stance against criminality in the country. Almost a year on, where does he stand now?

/ May 3, 2017