Giovanni Nilles
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Ilocos, my bike & me
by Giovanni Nilles - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
It all started with a dream to go on a solo bicycle ride somewhere far, far away.
Congress cautioned on impeach powers
by Giovanni Nilles - September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
A coalition of business and advocacy groups has urged Congress to be fair in handling impeachment petitions and to exercise its powers with “great prudence, probity and transparency.”
Palace to Bato: Name ‘kumpare’
by Giovanni Nilles - December 3, 2016 - 12:00am
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa will be asked to name his “kumpare” – said to be a high official at the Palace – who called him to reinstate Supt....
Federalism to solve Mindanao’s woes – Duterte
by Giovanni Nilles - December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday stressed that federalism is the only solution to the prevailing problem in Mindanao, where lasting peace has remained elusive despite years of negotiations between the government and different...
Ex-generals urged to ‘reset’ relations with US
by Giovanni Nilles - December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Some retired generals have asked President Duterte to “reset” his foreign policies in a way that could make the US and the Philippines “great friends again.”
Who asked for reinstatement of CIDG’s Marcos?
by Giovanni Nilles - December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima said yesterday presidential aide Christopher “Bong” Go was the “higher authority” who asked Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa to reinstate Supt. Marvin...
Duterte threatens climate pact withdrawal
by Giovanni Nilles - December 1, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte warned anew that he would withdraw from the global climate change agreement if funds totaling $200 billion are mismanaged.
Palace denies Rody passed out
by Giovanni Nilles - November 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Malacañang denied reports that President Duterte fainted at noon yesterday.
Q4 business confidence decline not Rody’s fault – Palace
by Giovanni Nilles - November 28, 2016 - 7:03pm
The decline in business confidence in the fourth quarter of this year should not be attributed to President Duterte and his policies, a Palace official said yesterday.
10,000 names in foot-high narco file
by Giovanni Nilles - November 28, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duter-te’s “validated” list of alleged drug personalities contains up to 10,000 names of government officials, chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo revealed yesterday.
Palasyo tahimik sa plano ng Ombudsman
by Giovanni Nilles - November 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Tahimik lang ang Mala­kanyang sa plano ni Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales na ipagpatuloy ang imbestigasyon laban kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kahit pa meron itong immunity laban sa mga demanda.
Rody on Yasay’s APEC photo: I’m promoting his movie career
by Giovanni Nilles - November 27, 2016 - 12:00am
In what appears to be another joke, President Duterte said he was promoting the movie career of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. when he had Yasay appear for the traditional family picture at the Asia-Pacific...
Palace mum on ombudsman probe of Duterte’s graft case
by Giovanni Nilles - November 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday refused to comment on the disclosure of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales that her office would continue the investigation of President Duterte in connection with the plunder and graft...
Castro reasserted Cuba’s dignity, self-worth – Malacañang
by Giovanni Nilles - November 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday offered its condolences to the family of former Cuban president Fidel Castro and the people of Cuba as it praised the man who “reasserted his nation’s dignity and self-wo...
‘No ICC probe on Philippine killings’
by Giovanni Nilles - November 26, 2016 - 12:00am
The International Criminal Court (ICC) clarified yesterday it was not preparing to investigate the Philippines under President Duterte due to alleged extrajudicial killings amid the administration’s bloody...
Rody wants PCGG powers expanded
by Giovanni Nilles - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte wants to give more authority to the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), a body originally tasked to go after the hidden wealth of the Marcoses and their cronies.
Duterte to open telecom, power industries to foreigners
by Giovanni Nilles - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte plans to open telecommunications, energy as well as information and communication technology to more players, including foreigners, to improve competitiveness in these three industries.
Putin offers to sell 26,000 rifles to Philippines
by Giovanni Nilles - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte said yesterday Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to provide 26,000 assault rifles to the Philippines if the deal with the United States falls through.
Duterte wants military confined to camps today
by Giovanni Nilles - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Amid rumors of a coup, President Duterte has ordered the military restricted to barracks during the Black Friday protests today.
FOI takes effect today
by Giovanni Nilles - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
The public will now have access to information they may need from 15 national government agencies as Malacañang launches the eFOI portal or the electronic site for freedom of information (FOI) today.
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