Duterte platform - updates

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Dissecting and weighing Duterte's anti-crime strategy

May 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Duterte s anti crime platform mirrors the strategy he employed in Davao City Will it work on a national scale?

Duterte proposes OFW department

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:13 PM

The presidential bet also proposes to establish a system of banks through which OFWs could channel their remittances

PROTECTING OFWS. Rodrigo Duterte proposes a department focused on OFW concerns during the last presidential debate on April 24, 2016. Photo from the Manila Bulletin

Duterte bares details of 3-to-6-month anti-crime plan

Apr 14, 2016 - 11:10 PM

The Davao City mayor says he will raise the drug problem to the level of a national security threat and create a ranger trained division in the army

NATIONAL SECURITY. Rodrigo Duterte says his anti-crime plan includes deploying 3,000 policemen and a ranger-trained army division to crack down on criminal syndicates. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte’s anti-crime promise: ‘Suppress’ or ‘stop’ crime?

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:28 PM

Hindi ko talaga ma i stop as in stop For as long as there is society and there are men and women and children in a society there will always be crime says Duterte

CRIME-FIGHTER. Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech in front of thousands in Cainta, Rizal on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte’s dream legacy: 3 major train lines across PH

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:36 AM

Where would he get the funds for such an expensive project? One option he says is China

Duterte dares Roxas on anti-crime promise: Try me

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Takot kang pumatay? Takot kang mamatay? Subukan mo ako Maghawak ka ng shabu sa harap ko pasasabugin ko ‘yang ulo mo says Duterte in response to Roxas

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Rodrigo Duterte campaigns in Nueva Ecija. Photo by King Rodriguez

Duterte to merge SSS and GSIS if elected

Mar 03, 2016 - 1:22 PM

If he wins Duterte says the first two years of his presidency will focus on social services instead of ambitious infrastructure projects

'PEOPLE-CENTERED.' Lingayen locals step out of their homes and schools to greet Rodrigo Duterte during his visit on March 2, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte's pitch for federalism: Centralized system holds back PH

Mar 02, 2016 - 7:49 PM

The rest of the country suffers due to corruption in the national government says Duterte The solution is to give power to local governments through federalism

COURTING ILOCOS. Presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd of over a thousand in Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan City on March 2, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte, Cayetano to require facility for poor in all hospitals

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:03 PM

The tandem proposes that all hospitals should provide a certain number of free patients beds and health services for the poor with government footing the bill

TALKING HEALTH. Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano hold a dialogue with urban poor women in Pasay City under the gaze of media. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Cayetano in Misamis Oriental: Duterte is Mindanao’s champion

Feb 15, 2016 - 11:47 PM

Rodrigo Duterte fails to attend rallies in Misamis Oriental home of 860 000 voters in Northern Mindanao but supporters still think he is Mindanao s hope

COURTING MINDANAO. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano talks to an audience in Misamis Oriental about the Duterte-Cayetano platform. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Can Rodrigo Duterte win by being himself?

Feb 14, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Duterte wants voters to take him for who he is But is his authenticity alienating the moderates who could win him the presidency?

RALLYING HIS TROOPS. Rodrigo Duterte speaks at his proclamation rally in Tondo, Manila on February 9, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong

Duterte: Subic was better venue for APEC summit

Feb 10, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Rodrigo Duterte unleashes his fury over the Aquino administration for holding the high profile event in congested Metro Manila

'COMMON SENSE.' Rodrigo Duterte says, 'If you live in a nipa hut, do not throw a banquet for the entire village.' Rappler file photo

Duterte to create economic zones, build food terminals

Feb 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The presidential candidate says this is how he hopes to spur economic growth in regions outside of Metro Manila

RURAL DEVELOPMENT. Duterte explains how he will spur development in the countryside. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte open to joint exploration with China in West PH Sea

Feb 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM

If the arbitration case on the maritime dispute drags on for too long Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he is willing to discuss sharing natural resources with China

TALKING FOREIGN POLICY. Rodrigo Duterte takes questions about his take on international affairs during a Go Negosyo elections forum on February 4, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

If elected, Duterte to allow 'responsible' mining

Feb 04, 2016 - 6:14 PM

Rodrigo Duterte admits he s no economic expert but he vows to honor government contracts with the private sector and listen to advice

TALKING ECONOMY. Rodrigo Duterte talks about his platform with top businessmen who are members of the Wallace Business Forum on February 3, 2016. Screenshot by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Duterte to push for land reform, free irrigation for farmers

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:50 PM

The presidential bet says land distribution under the Aquino government is a farce because support services are not being given to farmers

SPEAKING TO FARMERS. Presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte attends the Peasants Electoral Agenda forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Photo by Jansen Romero

Duterte: Don’t believe I can end crime in 6 months? Bayot ka!

Feb 03, 2016 - 3:25 PM

The presidential bet says politicians who say his plan is impossible just aren t brave enough to pull it off

POLITICAL WILL. 'They can’t do it. They are scared to go to prison. They are scared to make mistakes, to kill, to die. Why? Because they are rich,' Duterte says on February 3, 2016. Photo by Jansen Romero

Duterte to focus on food security in first 100 days

Feb 02, 2016 - 4:19 PM

Aside from quashing crime and corruption Duterte says he wants to ensure the availability and affordability of food in his first 100 days as president

DUTERTE PLATFORM. Rodrigo Duterte speaks at #TheLeaderIWant Forum in De La Salle University in Taft on January 20, 2016

New Duterte ad: No face, no dialogue, clear message

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:43 PM

The Davao City mayor is nowhere to be found in his latest political ad But the message on fighting crime is classic Rody Duterte

Screengrab from Youtube

Fil-Chinese businessmen welcome Duterte’s peace, order agenda

Jan 23, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Some have misgivings however about Duterte s promise to end crime saying It s easier said than done How will he make sure policemen don t go overboard and just kill whoever they want?

Duterte: Bible should say 'Adam, Eve, gays'

Jan 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The presidential aspirant also says I am for family planning but I will never tolerate abortion because there’s already a human being inside a womb

DUTERTE'S TAKE. Rodrigo Duterte explains his stance on various areas of governance at #TheLeaderIWant Forum in DLSU on January 20, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte-Cayetano: Dispersal is key to decongesting Metro Manila

Jan 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The tandem proposes as a short term solution to invest in more infrastructure in the Visayas and Mindanao; long term to shift to federalism

HELPING METRO MANILA. Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano propose a solution to Metro Manila congestion during #TheLeaderIWant Forum in DLSU on January 20, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Jan 19, 2016 - 8:06 PM

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Duterte to businessmen: Davao City is my Exhibit A

Jan 14, 2016 - 9:56 PM

Duterte says he wants to make the Philippines more investor friendly by solving crime ending red tape and fixing infrastructure

FOR PEACE, PROGRESS. Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte explains his platform to businessmen in Makati City on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte, Cayetano platform focuses on crime, economy

Jan 12, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Exempting the poorest from tax creating a Mindanao railway system and doubling the salaries of teachers are part of the tandem s platform

2016 TANDEM. Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano answer questions from Cebu media on January 7, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte, Cayetano to give P75,000-P100,000 salary to policemen

Jan 04, 2016 - 9:33 PM

The sum is 5 times the current monthly wage of the lowest ranking police officer and more than what the PNP chief earns

REVERSING THE EQUATION. A handsomely-paid police force would make crime-fighting more effective and would create a better environment for economy and people to thrive, believe Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano. Photo from PNP Facebook page