Manila, Philippines (12/31/2016) UNTV News and Rescue runs down the significant events that made 2016 an interesting year and what will be expecting in the coming 2017.
Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Philippines’ strong man. The world is all eyes on the Philippines because of the presidents’ war on drugs. Barack Obama, specifically, stirred a controversy because of the challenge sent by the president against its process of eliminating drugs in the country.
China-Philippines military alliance together with China and Russia. This brought an investment of 4 billion dollars. Moro rebel group talks and repelling the alliance between the Philippines and the United States of America. In regards of the controversy accusing him of implementing Martial Law, Pres. Duterte denied. He plans to implement the Federal form of government. The budget used is still a budget of the former Pres. Noynoy Aquino.
ANTI-ILLEGAL DRUGS WAR of the Philippine National Police
July 1, 2016- Oplan Double Barrel is launched. Upper and lower barrel targets and many of the names mentioned by the president present themselves personally.