Category Archives: protests

TO THE POINT: A Dangerous Game

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 February) — “Muingon mo’g diktador? Diktador gyud ko. Kay hindi ko mag-diktador [#*!#*!] walang mangyayari sa bayan na ‘to. Tinuod,” MindaNews quoted President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Other national media online did the same. His Cebuano-Tagalog in English: “You say I’m a dictator? I’m really a dictator. Because if I […]

Duterte declines UP honorary degree “as a matter of personal and official policy”

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 19 April) — President Rodrigo Duterte has declined, “as a matter of personal and official policy,” the offer of an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines. “With due respect, with due respect sa University of the Philippines, I do not accept (awards) even when I was […]