Two months before the May 13, 2019 elections in the Philippines, in our view as observers from the outside, President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Sarah could be the big losers in this political exercise.


The Ecumenical Bishops’ Forum or EBF, a fellowship of church leaders from various religious groups in the Philippines, belatedly condemned President Rodrigo Duterte for what the church leaders believed as criminal incitement hate speech advising his followers “to kill the Catholic bishops.”


Tuburan District Hospital in Tuburan, Cebu.


Maria Ressa addresses the media in Manila prior to her arrest.  (AFP)


With the “sword of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller” hanging over his head (and he seemed not bothered with it), President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union Address last Tuesday evening.

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