Ombo said she chose to be sympathetic to the rallyists
even though some of their invectives and placards were aimed at the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The police spokesman also reminded the rallyists
not to destroy and vandalize their places of convergence and ensure that they are free from litters.
But there were some rallyists
who only wanted to shop and experience the city life.
, coming from several groups such as Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, Anakpawis, ACT Teachers, Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Kadamay, Kabataan Karapatan, and Sanlakas were calling on the Duterte administration to uphold the country's sovereignty that is being threatened by China's military activities in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
Eleazar said they are expecting at least 15,000 rallyists
on SONA day.
also claim that they recorded some 600 incidentsof the so-called 3-in-1 scheme that refers to voting for three favored candidates for P3,000 or any combination of five favored candidates or 5-in-1 for the sum of P6,000 up to 10,000 orhigher.
also encouraged the youth to become a part of the Madras Sappers' family.
'So far wala pa rin naman, hopefully walang magtake advantage dito as of this time, wala tayong nakukuhang threats but then again, we appeal to the public even the rallyists
na kailangan tingnan din nila and maintain vigilance also [for possible threats],' Albayalde said from a command post along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.
The country's top cop said they will allow both pro- and anti-Duterte rallyists
to conduct mass actions and assured that their human rights will be respected.
The couple is always busy with their international social schedule as they join a special group of car rallyists
in Europe and sail in their own yacht, Tosca.