Digressing from his prepared speech on Tuesday while addressing the agriculture stakeholders in Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte said Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez had a good case in her hands, and should be given credit.
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The Philippine Commission on Women on Tuesday has called for amendments to the existing Anti-Rape Law of 1997.
Despite backlash from the mining industry, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez on Tuesday said she remains confident that the support of the Filipino people were with her.
Retired policeman and self-confessed “Davao Death Squad” member Arturo Lascañas faced the members of the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs in an attempt to pin down anew President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao Death Squad.
Philippine National Police Director General Ronal Dela Rosa on Monday announced the launching of the “revisited” Oplan Tokhang, which he says, should be “less bloody, if not bloodless.” Dela Rosa announced reforms to the operation, made after a death toll of over 7000, including that of South Korean businessman Jee-Ick-Joo who died inside Camp Crame itself at the hands of rogue police, had forced President Rodrigo Duterte to exclude them from his drug war late January.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared on Thursday that the killings related to his administration’s drug war will continue, until the last drug lord and pusher is dead or behind bars.
Following the beheading of German national Juergen Kantner on Sunday by the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu, the Department of National Defense has vowed once again to go after the ASG with the “full force of the law.”
70-year old Ric Obenza said Secretary Gina Lopez ”needs to continue what she started because the closure of mining companies should have happened a long time ago.”
The Philippine National Police has challenged the New York-based watchdog Human Rights Watch to present evidence, affidavits, and file the appropriate cases against erring policemen, if allegations of planting evidence were true.
A lay minister at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Mintal, Davao City marks churchgoers’ foreheads on Wednesday with ashes from burned palm branches used from the the previous year’s Palm Sunday mass. March 1 is the observance of the Catholics’ Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten Season.(Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)