The same thing over and over again

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 10/11/2021

Days after the deadline for filing of candidacy, the atmosphere is more politically charged than ever and social media is filled with presidential candidates and their supporters taking swipes at different camps. Mayor Isko Moreno himself had…

Confirmed: US voids Senator Bato dela Rosa’s visa

Maila Ager - INQUIRER.net 01/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa confirmed Wednesday that his US visa had been canceled. Dela Rosa, in separate text messages to reporters, disclosed that his US visa had been canceled and was told to…

US visa canceled? Dela Rosa would rather go to China

Marlon Ramos - Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/17/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — If Uncle Sam won’t allow him to see the Statue of Liberty, there’s always the Great Wall of China. Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Monday admitted that he’s disheartened by “rumors” that…

Shit happens, Bato says after a child got killed in drug bust

07/05/2019

  After a 3-year-old girl was fatally shot in a police antidrug operation, Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday said policemen did not want to harm innocent civilians, but “shit happens” in an “imperfect world.” Dela…

Senatorial wannabes court Mandauehanons

Jessa Sotto 10/22/2018

It is still four months to go before the official start of the campaign period for senatorial aspirants. But four candidates—Harry Roque, Bato Dela Rosa, ER Ejercito, and Zajid Mangudadatu—didn’t waste any time to court Mandaue City…

Dela Rosa on senatorial bid: Death penalty is my first agenda

Jessa Mae Sotto, Norman Mendoza 09/30/2018

Director General of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said that the passage of the imposition of the death penalty will be his first agenda if he will be elected as senator in the…

Duterte cancels visit to wake of cop slain in Bohol encounter

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Leo Udtohan 04/20/2017

MUDDY roads stopped President Duterte from attending the wake of the lone policeman killed during the encounter with Abu Sayyaf members in Inabanga town, Bohol, last week. Instead, Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa…

Bato warns Abu Sayyaf their days are numbered

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/20/2017

“Bilang na ang mga araw nila. (Their days are numbered).” This was the message of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa to the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members who had escaped…

Female companion of drug suspect also killed in ambush

Norman V. Mendoza 01/10/2017

Daisy Pacho, a female companion of drug suspect Pablito Loberanes, who was killed in an ambush in Mandaue City past noon, has also died. Pacho was seated on Loberanes right side and was hit by bullets intended…

PNP cash gifts not from drugs money

12/20/2016

Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa evaded the question when he was asked from which government fund did President Duterte source his Christmas bonus, estimated to be worth millions of pesos, for top…

No more taping of gun muzzle on Christmas, New Year

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/12/2016

Unlike in previous years, the service firearms of all policemen across the country will no longer be taped shut during the celebration of Christmas and New Year. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office…

BUILD UP CASE VS PETER LIM

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/05/2016

“They were misled,” said Cebu businessman Peter Lim about an hour after Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa disclosed before a Senate hearing that the President had ordered police to “build up” a…

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