While saying he is not interested in the 2016 presidential race, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte makes a doublespeak when he said he could consult communists and other rebel groups.
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“Ngano man kahang gi-initan man gyud sa CHR ang atong Mayor, no? Imbestigahan daw tungod sa iyang pamahayag nga patyon ang dakong taeng smuggler sa bugas kun moanhi sa Davao!” [Why should our Mayor be the object of reproof by the CHR on account of his statement that he would kill the Number One rice smuggler if he comes to Davao?”]
Turning 75 this February 8, Professor Jose Maria Sison, chief consultant of the National Democratic Front on the peace negotiations, answer questions from Davao Today on current issues ranging from peace talks to the possibility of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte running as president.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets the celebrity treatment as he poses with delegates in the National Convention of the Philippine Association of Water Districts at SMX Convention Center. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)
National Food Authority Davao City Manager Felimon Cangreho appeared on Monday’s Kapehan sa SM saying that there has been no cases of illegal importation of rice in the city, nor does he have contacts with alleged rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)
The awaited appearance of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the Senate’s inquiry helped pinned Davidson Bangayan for his involvement in smuggling imported rice.
“Kasagaran sa mga mag-uuma, inutang ang yuta, mangutang pa og pestisidyo pati similya. Pero pag ibaligya ila produkto, barato ra. Pag sila na ang mopalit, mahal na kaayo (Most farmers rent their lands, borrow pesiticides and seedlings. But when they sell their product, it’s cheap. When they buy the product, it’s expensive),” Arnado said
Tough-talking Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has carried one stern message all throughout his mayoral tenure to criminals and syndicates: get out of the city or get killed.