Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

President involved in Motorcycle accident

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 17, 2019
Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte sustained minor injuries while riding a motorcycle on Wednesday night at the Malacanang palace complex in Manila, officials said. “The president was reaching for his shoe when he fell off his motorcycle,’’ presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said. The accident resulted in a minor injury, particularly light bruises and slight scratches to […]

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte allows citizens to shoot corrupt officials

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 23, 2019
Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, said in a speech that anyone can shoot non-lethal bullets at officials who commit acts of corruptionin the country. If he has a gun, he can shoot them, but not kill them. In the same vein, he indicated that people who assault corrupt officials will not be sent to […]

Philippines confirms African swine fever, culls 7,000 pigs

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 10, 2019
Lab tests have confirmed that African swine fever caused the deaths of pig herds in at least seven villages near Manila. A multi-agency body will be set up to ensure the highly-contagious disease does not spread further, Philippine officials said on Monday. Secretary of Agriculture William Dar said at a news conference that 16 out […]