President Rodrigo Duterte’s defense of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the United Nations General Assembly carries much significance as it was made before international leaders who are also dealing with terrorism.
The recent bombings in Jolo, Sulu that killed 15 people, including
seven military personnel, and injured more than a dozen others will only
strengthen the government’s resolve to crush the lawless elements, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on gov’t probe into twin bombings in Jolo: ‘Siguruhing walang cover up’
A little over five months from now, on December 30, the Philippines will mark two decades since the gruesome Rizal Day bombings that rocked Metro Manila.
Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said critics of the anti-terrorism bill shouldn’t blame the government if incidents of terrorism worsen in case the measure doesn’t become a law.
President Rodrigo Duterte has made an unflattering remark against Mexicans.