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Duterte plan to ignore SC ‘alarming’ but Senate won’t act – Pimentel

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ALARMING BUT… Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III downplays President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to ignore the Supreme Court and Congress. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

‘There’s no violation [since] he’s just saying it,’ says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III

MANILA, Philippines (May 29, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to ignore Congress and the Supreme Court in the implementation of martial law is “alarming” but the Senate need not act on it. Continue reading Duterte plan to ignore SC ‘alarming’ but Senate won’t act – Pimentel