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LAGMAN: DUTERTE A DEFENDER OF MILITARIZATION

“Duterte’s administration attitude towards the ongoing political crisis in Myanmar proves its support for government militarization.”

ROQUE: A personal opinion of an enemy of our governme

Malacañang shrugs off Lagman’s ‘nonchalant attitude’ remark

 February 2, 2021

MANILA – Malacañang on Tuesday brushed aside the claim of Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman that the “nonchalant attitude” of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration towards the ongoing political crisis in Myanmar proves its support for government militarization.In a virtual… Read

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PH concerned over Myanmar’s situation, Suu Kyi’s arrest

 February 2, 2021

MANILA – The Philippine government on Tuesday expressed “deep concern” over the political strife in Myanmar and the arrest of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi after the country’s powerful military carried out a coup d’état on Feb. 1.”The Philippine government is following with… Read More

Lorenzana says military takeover unlikely in PH

 February 2, 2021

MANILA – A coup or a military takeover, similar to neighboring Myanmar’s case, is unlikely to happen in the Philippines, as President Rodrigo Duterte has the security sector behind him, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said.”(That) will never happen,” Lorenzana said on Monday. “The military… Read More

PH ready to repatriate Filipinos in Myanmar

 February 1, 2021

MANILA – The Philippines is ready to repatriate Filipinos in Myanmar after its military seized power and arrested the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other top officials of the ruling National League for Democracy party, Malacañang said Monday.In a Palace press… Read More

Gordon alarmed by situation in Myanmar

 February 1, 2021

MANILA – Senator Richard J. Gordon has expressed extreme concern over the political unrest in Myanmar that led to the detainment of several of its outstanding political leaders, including Nobel Peace Prize awardee, Aung San Suu Kyi.“I worry for her safety and wellbeing in this period of… Read More

DFA reaches out to Filipinos in Myanmar after coup

 February 1, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is reaching out to Filipinos in Myanmar after the country’s military detained Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s de facto leader, and other top officials of the ruling National League for Democracy in an apparent coup.The DFA said on Monday… Read More

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