Digong Duterte - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Digong Duterte


#PugadBaboy: Die-hard's Job

Oct 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Duterte at 365 days: It's hip to be Marcosian again

Jun 19, 2017 - 9:33 PM

No post authoritarian president has publicly mused about the declaration of martial law as much as Rodrigo Duterte

Digong is boss, not the bayan's champion

Jun 17, 2017 - 11:04 AM

Duterte has nationalized this local way of doing politics with its associated coercive features vulgar argot and a more personalized patronage system

Tired but happy Duterte meets grandson Stonefish

Mar 03, 2017 - 8:35 AM

After a long day of official events President Rodrigo Duterte meets Marco Digong Carpio nicknamed Stonefish

LOLO AND APO. President Duterte poses beside new grandson Stonefish Carpio. Photo from SAP Bong Go

'Lata na saging' and other Duterte quirks

Jul 31, 2016 - 6:00 PM

When he is with Davao based journalists he s known for a long time the President turns into the mayor they are all so familiar with

Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Digong the story-teller

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Digong is a consummate story teller whose personal experience not abstract book learning or moral codes constitute the substance of his tales and the source of his erstwhile wisdom

Beware the hypocrites in us

May 07, 2016 - 8:52 PM

Digong is alas us; and we are – well most of us – are Digong

Dear Digong: Please don't fail your people

May 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM

I hope to God for the sake of our country that all of the things you ve promised are lies

The Rapture of Rodrigo Duterte

May 02, 2016 - 8:38 PM

We write this as a warning The streets will run red if Rodrigo Duterte keeps his promise Take him at his word and know you could be next

Top Philippine candidate pushes 'kill criminals' message

Apr 23, 2016 - 3:47 PM

Analysts say Rodrigo Duterte s profanity laced campaign resonates in a chaotic high crime society with limited opportunities for a vast underclass working for a tiny elite

DIGONG. Philippine presidential front-runner candidate Rodrigo Duterte (C) states his political platform in front of his supporters during a campaign in Manila on April 23, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis / AFP

'Pride' detergent ad: Don't choose candidate who steals, kills, or is unprepared

Mar 24, 2016 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED A corporation largely owned by a family from Capiz is behind political ads that appear to attack Mar Roxas rivals

Screenshot from the Pride TVC

Poe 'Invisible Girl,' Roxas 'Mister Fantastic' – Palace

Mar 21, 2016 - 6:18 PM

Sunday s presidential debate in Cebu was like watching the Fantastic Four on stage says Palace spokesman Manolo Quezon

CEBU DEBATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Grace Poe, and Mar Roxas on-stage. Screenshot from TV5

Binay to rivals: Let's sign bank waiver together

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay vows he ll push for the FOI bill but Senator Grace Poe doubts this

Making sense of Digong Duterte

Jan 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM

If we are to elect Duterte to the presidency we must first ask ourselves: how different is present day Philippines from Davao City of the 1980s?

Roxas to Duterte: Don't back down from challenges

Dec 20, 2015 - 6:45 PM

The LP standard bearer insists debates are important so voters see how candidates think

DON'T BACK DOWN. LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas urges friend-turned-foe Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte not to back down from challenges. Rappler file photos

Wharton: Yes, Roxas is our 'graduate'

Dec 17, 2015 - 8:04 AM

The words graduate and alumnus are synonymous says a Wharton official adding that an undergraduate degree means he finished college there

MUCH ADO OVER NOTHING? Despite records showing he does have a degree from Wharton School, the debate over whether Roxas can call himself a 'Wharton graduate' rages. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Duterte needs training on gender, anger management - Robredo

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:15 PM

The LP s vice presidential bet responds to yet another question about presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte

WOMEN's RIGHTS. LP vice presidential bet Leni Robredo thinks if Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins a seat in Malacañang, he has to take 'gender sensitivity' and 'anger management' classes first. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Roxas retreats in verbal brawl with Duterte: 'Let's level up'

Dec 16, 2015 - 5:08 PM

The LP standard bearer calms down and says it s time to talk about issues

DONE FOR NOW? Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas at a press conference in Davao in 2014. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler.com

Roxas on Duterte's brand of justice: A return to dark ages

Dec 11, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The LP standard bearer hits 2016 rival Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

NO DEATH SQUADS. 'Summary justice' has no place in the Philippines, says Mar Roxas. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Supporting other bets? Then leave LP, says Erice

Nov 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

But LP spokesman Representative Edgar Erice downplays reports that party members are jumping ship to support Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

LP OR BUST? Caloocan Representative Egay Erice says LP members who support other candidates should just leave. File photo by Gil Nartea/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Hashim Salamat: The militant and the moderate

Nov 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The founding chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front was an odd combination of the pragmatic and the naive the militant and the moderate the careful organizer and the failed supplicant

LP black propaganda? Roxas says they ‘stick to facts’

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The Liberal Party standard bearer says his camp doesn’t have ‘any kind of coordination conversation or any kind of relation with’ journalist Philip Lustre whom he only knows ‘as a journalist’

MEETING OF FRIENDS. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (L) meets Mar Roxas (center) over dinner in Davao city on May 22. Photo sourced by Rappler

2016 run? 'Give me time to talk to family' – Duterte

Aug 29, 2015 - 1:21 AM

Speaking before thousands of supporters in Davao City the tough talking Rodrigo Duterte asks for time to convince his family to let him run for president in 2016

rodrigo duterte Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

Duterte-Nacionalista alliance shaping up?

Aug 20, 2015 - 7:53 AM

Latest word is that Duterte s choices have narrowed down to Alan Peter Cayetano and another NP senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr

PRESIDENCY. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte could be entering into a coalition with parties willing to support him.  File photo by JLPGarcia_D4_2012

Roxas, Duterte and a dud

May 27, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Not known to many Mar Roxas and Digong Duterte have been friends from many years back