As the government intensifies its campaign against illegal drugs, Makabayan representatives in Congress filed a bill to support the call to spare journalists from becoming witnesses during Anti- Drug Operations.
The Regional Trial Court of Quezon City Branch 100 on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, dismissed the case against Baylosis and Guillermo, and ruled that their arrest by the PNP-AFP last year was illegal.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, on Monday, told Presidential son Paolo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s husband, Atty. Maneses Carpio to better be ready in also facing “challenges”, as he pleaded not guilty, on Tuesday, to the four libel cases lodged against him by the two in a local court here.
The Promotion of Church People’s Response (PCPR) scored the latest remark of President Rodrigo Duterte against the church and bishops, saying his tirades “it deliberately persuades religious differences and amplifies disrespect and violence among the people.”
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao told the Duterte government that it’s better to resume the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) than to aim for “another unreachable and fantastical goal” of ending insurgency on the country in the next three years.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) has reported a decrease in the recorded crime volume for 2018 due to the intensified campaign against criminality.
Police here said that there are no identified election hotspots in Davao region as the whole country gears up to the upcoming senatorial and local elections this year.
The city police will now adopt a measure that will ensure proper management in case of a terrorist attack and other crisis situation during the annual “traslacion” or the procession of the Black Nazarene here.
Four new ordinances under the Committee on Peace and Public Safety have been proposed to the 18th City Council of Davao this month.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte asked for support from the National Government Agencies (NGAs) in the hosting of the city’s big events.