With no law passed to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the Duterte administration pushes for mandatory tests for school children as young as 10
In its recently launched program, the National Youth Commission taps police to serve as 'big brothers' or fitness coaches for young people across the country
The 4 anti-drug cops tested negative for gunpowder traces, but this does not get them completely off the hook, says the Philippine National Police
All in all there are 13 recorded cases of abuse against women by cops since the start of the anti-illegal drugs campaign, says the Center for Women's Resources
God did not give us Duterte to be our President. The 16 million voters chose him to be President and he is now President. But God can write straight with crooked lines. Even from something bad, good can come out.
Under the Duterte administration, artists have become among the strongest voices of resistance
Did the PNP promise less blood? Yes, and the numbers show it. The question now: Could it be bloodless?
These stories are the unheard narratives of the drug war
The Commission on Human Rights says it has never before encountered the magnitude of killings seen under President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign. It is now struggling to keep up with investigations.
The universities create 'The Drug Archive,' an online database of documents and analyses which tackle the Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign
Sociologist Jayeel Cornelio says some Christians see President Rodrigo Duterte as a God-sent figure to bring justice to the Philippines – even if this means deaths
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hits back, saying the signatories prefer misinformation from parties 'that have politicized and weaponized human rights'
'Imposing mandatory drug testing on schoolchildren when Philippine police are committing rampant summary killings of alleged drug users puts countless children in danger,' says Human Rights Watch Asia division deputy director Phelim Kine
Heart de Chavez met her end with a bullet in her cheek and another in the back of her head. They were fired, says Heart’s sister Arianne, by officers of the Philippine National Police.
Police Director General Oscar Albayalde posthumously awarded the 'Medalya ng Kadakilaan' to Senior Inspector Michael Tubaña
Vice President Leni Robredo says allowing barangay captains to carry firearms is not a guaranteed way to bring about peace and order
Mimaropa regional police director Emmanuel Licup sacks the local police chiefs for poor performance in one of the Duterte administration's key campaigns
'Walang Karlistang duwag,' say the men of San Carlos Seminary, as they condemn the killings of two of their alumni, including Father Richmond Nilo of Nueva Ecija
The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances says there are 1,993 documented cases of enforced disappearances in the Philippines under different administrations
The presence of media in anti-illegal drugs raids and apprehensions should be limited to 'coverage for journalism purposes,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says in a resolution
(UPDATED) The groups cite at least 5 'dire challenges' confronting the nation
The suspect, Jay-Ann Salonga, is arrested after handing illegal drugs to an undercover cop and an informant posing as buyers
The index shows the Philippines as the second least peaceful country in Asia Pacific, next only to North Korea
At least one of the government entities to be transferred under Malacañang is headed by a secretary, according to President Rodrigo Duterte
The Philippines slides one place to 137th out of 163 countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index, and remains second to the last in the Asia Pacific, besting only North Korea
President Rodrigo Duterte may have gotten frustrated by the recent killing of Ombudsman Prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag and the supposed spate of holdup cases in Metro Manila, says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
The orphans and widows themselves create the play as part of the art therapy program offered by the St Arnold Janssen Kalinga Center
Using Philippine-style crackdown against illegal drugs, the country's National Human Rights Commission says it is concerned by the rise in extrajudicial killings
Real Numbers is campaign running for two years now, launched by the Philippine National Police to give the public what it claims to be the real count of casualties in relation to the Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign
The 'confidential' files appear to be stacked sloppily as some boxes look deformed as they were stored
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A partial submission to the SC includes case folders of 34 drug war deaths out of 3,000, drug watch lists in Sta Ana, Manila, and summaries of administrative cases against policemen
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'[Hindi] porke nanalo na sila ay excused na sila sa ilegal na droga,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
'Basta lahat na pertaining to drugs, dapat lahat tapusin na 'yan,' says Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald dela Rosa
(UPDATED) Forbes magazine cites President Rodrigo Duterte's 'raw and vulgar vocabulary' and his 'war on crime' that has killed thousands of Filipinos
'While we support the release of the drug watch list, we should also give at least due process sa mga tao na ito,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
To complete the challenge, officials need to get their tests from the Department of Health, not from their trusted private health clinics
But those caught selling and trading over 1 gram of shabu and over 10 grams of marijuana will not be entitled to plea bargain deals
It is also considered electioneering and a partisan political activity because it is ‘an act designed to promote the…defeat of a particular candidate or candidates to a public office’
The police say suspects Marlon Lubugan and Michael Adrias shot at the authorities when the arrest in Lian town was announced
(UPDATED) Barangay councilor Lauro Vicencio has been dead for over a year already and was not part of the local police's drug watchlist
'If there are no evidence yet sufficient even for the filing of cases, releasing names of barangay officials may result in constitutional and legal challenges,' says league president Edmund Abesamis
'Kung nagkataon talagang mali, eh siyempre lahat naman tayo ay tao lang at nagkakamali, 'di ba? We will try to ask [for] an apology,' says PDEA chief Aaron Aquino
In their own categories, Bicol region, Albay province, Manila City, Guinobatan town, and Barangay Centro Oriental in Polangui have the most drug-linked barangay officials
'Tungkulin ng [Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency] na maghanap ng long-term, sustainable solution... imbis na maglabas ng mga pangalan na kapos sa ebidensya,' says the Commission on Human Rights
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency says it's just waiting for the go signal of President Rodrigo Duterte to release the list of higher-ranked officials allegedly involved in the drug trade