Senator Panfilo Lacson points out a department circular which supposedly limits the DOJ undersecretaries' power to handle petitions for review
Father Ranhilio Aquino, the university vice president for finance and administration, says the new policy is part of the government's war on drugs
The consistency and resoluteness of his acts will earn him more admiration. Filipinos understand and share these philosophies of punishment.
Rappler’s series of investigations documents the drug war as it continues to be fought across the first year of Duterte's presidency
Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates her stance after President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out against his critics and promises an 'unrelenting' drug war
Legislators wonder why President Rodrigo Duterte, who won the 2016 elections on the promise of change, left out key pledges in his second State of the Nation Address
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President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates in his SONA that the 'essence' of the death penalty is retribution for the victims of heinous crimes
Stop ‘because the alternative is either jail or hell,’ President Rodrigo Duterte tells those involved in illegal drugs in his second State of the Nation Address
The DOJ's latest data of extrajudicial killing cases refer only to victims from cause-oriented groups
As Ramon Ang aggressively expands his businesses, he stays on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte through his philanthropy and campaign donations
'Drugs is just one aspect.The other aspect is: how do you grow the economy to fund the resources for education, health, and infrastructure?' says the former president
(UPDATED) But another Liberal International leader – the organization president – is barred from visiting detained Senator Leila de Lima
"I've always been relevant. How can concern for EJKs and our rights be ever irrelevant?" says Senator Leila de Lima responding to Secretary Aguirre's criticism.
'We trust that the [Filipino] people understand that they are really getting the better side of this deal,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
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'I certainly believe, very strongly, that a man with the human rights record of President Duterte should not be invited to the White House,' a US lawmaker says
'It is paramount that human rights violations are not an unintended consequence of the war on drugs,' US Congressman Randy Hultgren says
The hearing is scheduled Thursday 10 pm (Manila time). Watch it live on Rappler.
Rappler talks to outgoing UK Ambassador Asif Ahmad about his tenure in the Philippines
'Insinuations and hasty judgments have no place in due process,' says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella as the US Congress holds an inquiry into Duterte's bloody drug war
'What’s in store for us down the line as a country for people who might not have redress in the systems in place?' asks the former president
Santiago's dismissed drug case on automatic review stems from allegations that PDEA, under his term, illegally sold contrabands seized during operations
Senator Risa Hontiveros says the reinstatement of a cop linked to the killing of a former mayor is the latest proof that 'EJK deniers' need
Prior to his recent appointment to the Dangerous Drugs Board, retired general Dionisio Santiago chaired the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
'He's goading people to kill people. That's a problem,' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says of President Rodrigo Duterte
Senator Leila de Lima accuses Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II of instructing his prosecutors not to file cases against law enforcement personnel waging the war on drugs
(UPDATED) Senator Lacson, a former Philippine National Police chief, sums up the reinstatement of Superintendent Marvin Marcos with the favorite expletive of the Chief Executive who had ordered it
Of the 30 deaths linked to drugs in the region, Antique had the most number of persons killed from legitimate police drug operations
Newly appointed DDB chair Dionisio Santiago is often cited by President Rodrigo Duterte for his '4 million drug addicts' figure
Authorities say the cargo of critically endangered Hawksbill turtles was bound for Balabac, an island town in the southernmost part of Palawan known as a backdoor for wildlife trafficking
AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut says there was 'no room' to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs
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Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says Filipinos seem to 'accept' rampant killings – but 'out of despair,' not 'moral conviction'
Authorities say the guns the syndicate produced are similar to those seized in Marawi City
'You can’t be on the top all the time because the thrill of the ride would be gone,' says the PNP chief, who insist the police are 'winning' the war on drugs
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is confident the Supreme Court will uphold martial law when it rules on petitions to nullify the declaration on Tuesday, July 4
Philippine lawmakers are set to share how the country is fighting the drug problem, in a meeting with their counterparts in the ASEAN from July 5 to 6
The police follow President Duterte's reasoning about the depravity of drug addicts, except the suspect in this horrific crime tests negative for drugs
Kalookan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David also presides over a Mass for victims of extrajudicial killings
'God knows who you are,' Kalookan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David says in one of the most scathing homilies against extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
The protocol of cooperation provides guidelines and operational procedures for joint anti-illegal drug operations in MILF areas and communities