Category Archives: The Mayor as President

The Mayor as President (6): “I’ll just really work, work, work and work”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 February) — President Rodrigo Duterte is unfazed by criticisms hurled against him, vowing he would, in the next 53 months, “just really work, work, work and work tutal andito na lang rin, basa na man ako, maligo na lang ako” (anyway I’m already wet, I might as well take a […]

The Mayor as President (2): Waking up Sunday to Duterte’s list, read while the nation was fast asleep

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 January ) — While the nation was fast asleep at 1 a.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the nocturnal President of the Republic of the Philippines, read from a supposed “validated” list, 163 names of  persons allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade, giving them all 24 […]