Senators ask PNP to remedy De Lima’s ‘solitary confinement’

Leila B. Salaverria - Inquirer.net 05/29/2020

Opposition senators have questioned the Philippine National Police’s move to hold detained Sen. Leila de Lima in incommunicado status or solitary confinement since April 25 at the PNP custodial center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. In a…

De Lima slams Chinese-only COVID-19 treatment facilities

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 05/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Sen. Leila De Lima minced no words in criticizing newly discovered underground hospitals and pharmacies catering to only Chinese patients that had been operating in the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a dispatch from Camp…

De Lima among Canadian humanitarian group’s ‘Sheroes of 2019’

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 01/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines – For the fourth straight year, detained opposition Senator Leila de Lima has been named as among the “Sheroes of 2019” by a Canadian humanitarian non-profit organization for speaking against President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on…

PH bans entry of 2 US senators backing De Lima

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 12/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Bureau of Immigration to deny two United States senators who pushed for the ban of Filipino officials who are allegedly behind the detention of Sen. Leila de Lima…

Minority senators want probe of Duterte proclamation

Inquirer.net 09/11/2018

The five opposition senators on Tuesday filed a resolution asking the Senate to look into the alleged fraudulent and erroneous basis of President Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamation that ordered the revocation of the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio…

Both accused of heinous crimes

02/28/2017

President Duterte and Sen. Leila de Lima are both accused of heinous crimes — crimes that would merit the death penalty if Congress were to pass that odious measure. Both claim innocence, dismissing the accusations as attempts…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/28/2017

CONFUSION OVER SUSPENSION TWO government offices bickered over whether or not classes were suspended on last Monday’s transport strike. One office announced the suspension of classes as ordered by the Executive Secretary of the President while a…

Anti-death penalty senator: We do not have the numbers

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/17/2017

As he echoed calls for legislators not to revive the death penalty, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan also said that he was not optimistic about the chances of the anti-death penalty advocates from preventing the administration in bringing…

De Lima should be brave as a lion

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/01/2016

The wicked run when no one is chasing them, but an honest and righteous person is as brave as a lion.” Proverbs 28:1 As a radio broadcaster, I remember my experiences when my name was used to…

Public shaming

Editorial 11/29/2016

Last Thursday’s congressional interrogation of Ronnie Dayan, while somewhat instructive, is known more for its attempts by lawmakers to ferret out the salacious details of his seven-year affair with Sen. Leila de Lima rather than verifying whether…

About Ronnie and Kerwin

Ricky Poca 11/28/2016

Last week my good friend and kumpare Arleigh Sitoy succumbed to embolism after his kidney transplant. I knew for a fact that the kidney transplant operation was not easy on Sitoy’s part because a day before the…

Exempted sa FOI ang prosecution service?

Lloyd Suarez 11/27/2016

Wa ko kasabot ni Assistant City Prosecutor Ma. Theresa Casiño kinsa maoy gi-designate nga spokesperson sa Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office kay gilisod-lisod gyud ko nga maka-access sa mga dokumento sa mga kaso nga may public interest. Nga…

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