Tag: Rodrigo Duterte

For Diehard Duterte Supporters There Are no More Elections to Win: There’s a Constitution to Reform

If Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was a younger man operating in a political system that allowed for extensive periods as head of state or government, it would be conceivable that the Diehard Duterte Supporters (known as the DDS), could become a long term grassroots social movement for continued political reform […]

Here is The Truth That Debunks Fake News From a Anti-Duterte “Comedian” in The USA

Hasan Minhaj, an American whose family migrated from India’s Uttar Pradesh, has adopted one of the worst characteristics of some white Americans: a condescending attitude toward Filipinos. On his Netflix show¬†Patriot Act, Minhaj did a “comedy” routine that might as well have been a paid political advertisement for anti-Duterte candidates […]

Philippine Reform: Here’s Why Parliamentary Systems Breed Less Corruptions Than Presidential Systems

Transparency International has released the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index which ranks the nations of the world by widely held perceptions regarding corruption in the public sector. Of note is the fact that the top ten nations and beyond all have parliamentary political systems while the bottom ten and beyond each […]

Duterte’s Canada “War” Remarks Are a Clever Signal That China-Philippine Relations Remain Positive

As part of his pro-environmental strategy for The Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte plans to send back piles of literal rubbish that Canadian sanitation companies have shipped to The Philippines for recycling. In spite of the fact that the rubbish was supposedly recyclable, investigators in The Philippines have found that much […]