De Lima wants UN rapporteur on extrajudicial killings invited to PHL

De Lima wants UN rapporteur on extrajudicial killings invited to PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Leila de Lima wants UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard to initiate a third-party, independent investigation on the alleged extrajudicial killings and summary executions amid the Duterte administration’s war on drugs. In Senate Resolution No. 153 filed Monday, De Lima urged the Executive department, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), to […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support:  solon

Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support: solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker on Friday said that the move to relax parts of the law penalizing individuals for bullet possession could face difficulties without the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III. Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop said revisiting the implementation of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition, will take […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PNoy meets with Lumad leaders

PNoy meets with Lumad leaders

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday held a dialogue with Lumad leaders, Malacañang said. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said Aquino listened to the concerns of the indigenous people and called for action plans to address these. “He heard the totality of their concerns and issued directives to come up with concrete action […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
NBI looking into DOH vaccines mess involving Ona, Tayag

NBI looking into DOH vaccines mess involving Ona, Tayag

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The National Bureau of Investigation has launched a probe into the Department of Health’s purchase of more expensive vaccines in 2012 despite a recommendation to buy more cost-effective ones. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima made the remark on the heels of Health Secretary Enrique Ona’s decision to take a leave of absence. […]

13.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the pieces of evidence the National Bureau of Investigation could gather may be used to initiate an impeachment complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. “Depende kung ma-validate at makakalap ng sapat na ebidensya na sinusuportahan at corroborate ang akusasyon o alegasyon ni […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

MANILA, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Monday branded as “tactical decision” the action of the Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation (DOJ-NBI) to place Ruby Tuason under the provisional coverage of the Witness Protection Program (WPP). De Lima believes that the testimony of Tuason is a big help to […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·