DUTERTE PUTS END TO BLOODY POLICE CAMPAIGN VERSUS DRUGS BY ROGER M. BALANZA There is an upside to the case of a South Korean businessman allegedly linked to illegal drugs who was kidnapped for ransom but eventually killed by elements … Continue reading NO MORE EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN DUTERTE WAR ON DRUGS?
President Rodrigo Duterte blamed former president Benigno Aquino III for the death of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos in the Mamasapano massacre in Maguindanao province two years ago. Aquino “fed the policemen to the lion’s den,” a fuming … Continue reading DUTERTE BLAMES MAMASAPANO MASSACRE ON AQUINO
A BEHIND THE COUNTRY’S DRUG WOES Solicitor General Jose Calida said Senator Leila de Lima is “public enemy” for her inability to curb the illegal drug trade when she was still secretary of justice. “She allowed proliferation of drugs in … Continue reading CALIDA: DE LIMA IS ENEMY NUMBER ONE
Vice President Leni Robredo skewered reports about her carrying a baby with a married congressman. The story about “Preggie Leni” had went viral after first appearing in a Facebook page as a blind item. Denying the rumor, Leni said: … Continue reading ROBREDO SLAMS ‘PREGGIE LENI’ REPORT