Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 14). Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/philippines-may-exit-from-un-rights-council/ Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council July 14, 2019 | 11:41 pm PHILSTAR THE Philippines is considering withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council after it approved a resolution to investigate President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 15). Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sotto-lacson-downplay-un-human-rights-vote Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote BY VINCE NONATO – July 15, 2019 SENATE President Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson downplayed pressure on the Philippines to address its human rights situation, … Continue reading

UN rights council votes to probe Philippine drug killings | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 12). UN rights council votes to probe Philippine drug killings. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/un-rights-council-votes-to-probe-philippine-drug-killings/ UN rights council votes to probe Philippine drug killings July 12, 2019 | 8:06 pm PHILSTAR/JOVEN CAGANDE THE United Nations has approved a resolution to investigate President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s war on drugs … Continue reading

Palace rips UNHRC reso | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, July 13). Palace rips UNHRC reso. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/13/palace-rips-unhrc-reso/ Palace rips UNHRC reso By Kristina Maralit – July 13, 2019 12:05 AM Malacañang yesterday slammed as “grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan,” the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Council … Continue reading

UN launches probe into PH drug war deaths | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Reuters & Montemayor, J. (2019, July 12). UN launches probe into PH drug war deaths. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/un-launches-probe-ph-drug-war-deaths UN launches probe into PH drug war deaths July 12, 2019 GENEVA. – The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Thursday to set up a preliminary UN investigation into thousands of … Continue reading

Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. L. (2019, July 09). Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/martial-rule-still-an-option-for-duterte-presidency/ Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency July 9, 2019 | 8:55 pm PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE — PHILSTAR/JOVEN CAGANDE PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte may still declare martial law, assume emergency powers or … Continue reading

AI presses UN investigation on ‘rampant’ slays in PH drug war | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2019, July 09). AI presses UN investigation on ‘rampant’ slays in PH drug war. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ai-presses-un-investigation-%E2%80%98rampant%E2%80%99-slays-ph-drug-war AI presses UN investigation on ‘rampant’ slays in PH drug war By ASHZEL HACHERO – July 09, 2019 AMNESTY International is pressing the United Nations Human Rights Council to open an … Continue reading

Bill to impose stiffer penalty for possessing illegal drugs in parties, social gatherings | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P.V. (2019, February 06). Bill to impose stiffer penalty for possessing illegal drugs in parties, social gatherings. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 06, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1082136/bill-to-impose-stiffer-penalty-for-possessing-illegal-drugs-in-parties-social-gatherings Bill to impose stiffer penalty for possessing illegal drugs in parties, social gatherings By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:55 PM February 06, 2019 MANILA, … Continue reading

The ‘addiction’ we export to China | Inquirer Opinion

Reference: Butuyan, Joel Ruiz. (2018, November 19). The ‘addiction’ we export to China. Inquirer.net. Retrieved November 19, 2018 from https://opinion.inquirer.net/117557/the-addiction-we-export-to-china The ‘addiction’ we export to China By: Joel Ruiz Butuyan – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:07 AM November 19, 2018 We hate China for causing drug addiction to worsen in our country, because it plays … Continue reading

Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils | Inquirer News

Reference: Nawal, A. (2018, February 27). Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 27, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/971542/barangay-execs-to-face-raps-for-absence-of-drug-councils DILG WARNING Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:19 AM February 27, 2018 DAVAO CITY — Tens of thousands of village officials nationwide face … Continue reading

Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth – Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E. and Araja, R. N. (2017, September 27). Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth. manilastandard.net. Retrieved September 27, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/247938/senate-to-govt-stop-senseless-killings-protect-the-youth.html Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth posted September 27, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rey E. Requejo and Rio N. Araja SIXTEEN of 23 senators … Continue reading

‘Time to stop Tokhang, change tack vs drugs’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2017, August 14). ‘Time to stop Tokhang, change tack vs drugs’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 14, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98time-stop-tokhang-change-tack-vs-drugs%E2%80%99 ‘Time to stop Tokhang, change tack vs drugs’ Wendell Vigilia August 14, 2017 AN opposition congressman yesterday urged President Duterte to rethink his bloody war on drugs and stop the PNP’s “Oplan Tokhang” … Continue reading

Senate detains 2 Chinese in drug bust | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2017, August 10). Senate detains 2 Chinese in drug bust. The Philippine Star. Retrieved August 10, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/08/10/1727346/senate-detains-2-chinese-drug-bust Senate detains 2 Chinese in drug bust By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 10, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Senate Blue Ribbon committee yesterday detained two Chinese businessmen … Continue reading

‘Death penalty will not stop drug trade’ | The Manila Times Online

‘Death penalty will not stop drug trade’ | The Manila Times Online BY JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON MARCH 6, 2017 Source: Antiporda, J. (2017, March 6). ‘Death penalty will not stop drug trade’. Manila Times. Retrieved March 7, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/death-penalty-will-not-stop-drug-trade/315632/ THE proposal to reinstate death penalty for high-level drug manufacturing and trafficking will not … Continue reading

‘Arroyo has no time for de Lima’ | The Manila Times Online

‘Arroyo has no time for de Lima’ | The Manila Times Online BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT AND JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON OCTOBER 29, 2016 Source: Panti, L. & Antiporda, J. (2016, October 29). ‘Arroyo has no time for de Lima’. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 1, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/arroyo-no-time-de-lima/293682/ THE camp of former president … Continue reading

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