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Solons back emergency powers for Duterte to solve traffic woes

Lawmakers are in favor of granting emergency powers to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to effectively address traffic woes in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

Emergency powers for Duterte backed

Allies of President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte in the House of Representatives yesterday backed the proposal seeking to grant emergency powers for the incoming populist Chief Executive to effectively address terrorism, illegal drugs, and the monstrous traffic situation in the country.

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