News arrives via Jakarta Post that President Duterte gave go signal to Indonesian Leader Jokowi Widodo for Mary Jane’s execution. The palace denies the news, saying he did not give the green light, rather just stated that he will not interfere with Indonesia’s laws.
This gives way to a review of what happened in the past year when the news about Mary Jane’s case first came out.
On the other hand, the media is stopped from doing a live coverage of the president’s speech today.
This aims to record the issues that caught attention and were talked about. Primary source is Twitter and what’s overheard offline. The list does not claim to be absolute but remains truthful to facts as they were encountered. This blog is personal and does not represent any institution or organization.