The Philippine National Police on Monday re-launched its anti-illegal drugs campaign dubbed as “Oplan Double Barrel,” promising this time a well-coordinated execution of the “war on drugs” operations.
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Various sectors in this city are expecting the possibility of seeing Philippines under the federal system in the coming years. This comes after radical reforms to amend the 1987 Constitution are now taking shape led by the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments.
A church-based group on Friday condemned the planned resurgence of the government’s bloody “war on drugs” after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that police drug operatives would continue his anti-illegal drug campaign.
A total of 3,014 music enthusiasts joined the Tagum City’s Musikahan Grand Chorale Showcase held at the New City Hall Atrium, according to City Information Office’s dispatch on Friday.
An international human rights organization said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could be held liable for “crimes against humanity” as his bloody war on drugs claimed more than 7,000 deaths.
The New People’s Army in Southern Mindanao emphasized that although it welcomed the talks with Mayor Sara Duterte, it stands by the national leadership of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as the negotiating entity in the peace process.
The EcoWaste Coalition urged Monday the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to permanently ban the use of arsenic, a known carcinogen, for the treatment and preservation of wood.
The Department of Energy scored the New people’s Army after it attacked on Feb. 25, a hydropower plant project in Barangay Lumbayao, Valencia City in Bukidnon.
A high ranking Philippines government official on Monday slammed the “barbaric beheading” of Juergen Gustav Kantner in Sulu, a German captive of the Abu Sayyaf group.
Claiming that there is a grave abuse of discretion, Senator Leila de Lima’s camp filed Monday before the Supreme Court a petition questioning the legality of her arrest issued in a criminal case for drug trading.