DOTr, LTO told: Review, find ‘defects’ in child car seat law, MVIS implementation

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 02/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Thursday called on transport authorities to review and find “defects” in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act and the privatized Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS). This, after…

Time to resign, Duterte tells PhilHealth president

Donna Pazzibugan, Julie Aurelio, Marlon Ramos 08/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Ricardo Morales, president of Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), to resign, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Tuesday. “The President took note last night of Morales’s on-and-off health situation,…

Rights group urges inquiry into Philippine drug war killings

Associated Press 05/27/2020

GENEVA — Human Rights Watch is calling on the U.N.’s top human rights body to launch an independent investigation into the Philippine government’s drug war that has left thousands dead, pointing in particular to its harmful effects…

Congressional inquiry sought on delay of HRP approval

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/27/2018

MEMBERS of the Apo Union of Employees have asked the House Committees on Natural Resources and Labor and Employment to conduct a joint inquiry on why the hazard reduction plan (HRP) of the company remains pending before…

Still a long way to Senate inquiry

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Nestle L. Semilla 11/04/2018

CEBU KILLINGS DESPITE eagerness to find justice for their loved ones, families of the victims of the recent spate of killings in Cebu might have to hold their horses just yet. The Senate resolution calling for the…

Senate inquiry: The only hope for justice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 11/03/2018

CEBU KILLINGS For the families of two of the victims of unsolved murders, the senate inquiry may be their only hope to attain justice, and for the perpetrators to be identified and arrested. Ann Marie Blanco, daughter…

Senate inquiry on Cebu killings being finalized

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/30/2018

The Senate Committee on Public Order is now working on the final schedule of the Senate inquiry into the killings in Cebu. “We are looking forward na ma-schedule ito for hearing ni Chairman Ping (Senator Ping Lacson)…

Senate sets dates for inquiry on Cebu killings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/30/2018

The Senate has decided to set the dates for the inquiry on the series of killings in Cebu. Senator Risa Hontiveros, who is in Cebu City on Tuesday (October 30), said reports about the numerous killings in…

Sinas said PRO-7 ready for any inquiry into Cebu’s killings

Nestle L. Semilla 10/29/2018

We’re always ready. This was the response of Chief Supt. Debold Sinas on Senator Grace Poe’s plan to file a resolution for the Senate to conduct an inquiry into the killings in Cebu. Sinas said they can…

Poe to file resolution for inquiry into Cebu killings

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/27/2018

Senator Grace Poe says she will file a resolution on Monday calling for a senate inquiry into the recent spate of killings in Cebu. “I’m also curious  about that kasi I’ve heard it happens almost daily,” Poe,…

PRO-7 ready for any Senate inquiry

Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2018

  Policemen in Central Visayas are prepared to face senators should an inquiry on killings in Cebu push through. Supt. Reyman Tolentin, the spokesperson of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), however, said that they…

Senate inquiry on Cebu killings urged

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Morexette Erram 10/11/2018

OPPOSITION Senators are calling for a senate investigation into the recent killings in Cebu, some of which were allegedly committed by police officers. A statement sent by the camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday…

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