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Read! Duterte and Cayetano’s Platforms

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Their platforms

  1. On crime, corruption, and drugsCampaign promise: Suppress crime, spread of drugs, corruption within 3 to 6 months after election into office.
    • Modernize crime-fighting strategies, like putting CCTVs in major thoroughfares*
    • Bring back the death penalty for drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape, robbery, homicide
    • Pass the Freedom of Information Act
    • Lift Bank Secrecy Law for public officials and pass Anti-Dummy Law*
    • Monitor front-line government offices using real-time video and audio surveillance*
    • Bring back special criminal courts to speed up resolution of serious crime cases *
  2. On economic developmentCampaign promise: Spread economic growth throughout the country and decongest Metro Manila.
    • Study the shift to a federal form of government that will ensure provincial development
    • Limit requirements for business permits to 5 signatures and impose a 30 to 60-day processing time
    • Maintain Conditional Cash Transfer program (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps) but with a livelihood component that will give loans to the poor for small and medium enterprises
    • Establish tourism, agricultural, and industrial hubs in the countryside to create jobs
    • Introduce P1 billion “small capital fund” for every region outside Metro Manila where farmers and other poor workers can borrow from to put up businesses
  3. On agriculture and fisheries
    • Provide free irrigation and subsidized fertilizer and seeds for farmers
    • Reduce the cost of food by getting rid of unscrupulous middlemen and loan sharks
    • Build food terminals in the countryside with cold storage facilities
    • Build Mindanao Railway system
  4. On Labor and EmploymentCampaign promise: Improve labor conditions for Filipino workers.
    • No income tax for workers earning P20,000 and below
    • Phase out contractualization
    • Increase salaries of public workers like pollicemen and public school teachers
  5. Transportation and InfrastructureCampaign promise: Improve mobility of people and goods. (READ: Duterte reveals plan to solve Metro Manila transpo woes)
    • Add more carriages to train lines
    • Build fast train linking airports and seaports to Metro Manila
    • Develop Clark Airport and Batangas seaport to ease traffic congestion
  6. On education
    • Build adequate classrooms, double classroom shifts
  7. On health
    • Require all hospitals to have a facility for very poor patients with government paying for the health services using PhilHealth reserve funds, sin tax revenues, and Department of Health budget
    • Create specialized hospitals (heart, lung, kidney) in Visayas and Mindanao*
  8. On disasters and climate change
    • Create a single, permanent Emergency Response Department in charge of disaster preparedness, relief, and rehabilitation.

Source: Duterte Cayetano Website

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