'I am starting the purging,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about his bid to weed out abusive cops from the police force which he recently ordered back into his drug war
Vice President Leni Robredo has so far refused to become opposition leader, but this past year she has made strong statements against policies of the Duterte administration
From jailing a sitting senator to debating the constitutionality of the Duterte administration's war on drugs, look back at the high-stakes judgments, decisions, and preliminary investigations of 2017
The mayors – from the provinces of Quezon, Laguna, and Batangas – are accused of involvement in the illegal drugs trade
Asked if he’s accepting the post, the former Davao City police chief’s answer comes easily: Who am I to refuse the president?
The PDEA and the PNP are currently pushing for the its revalidation, but the President will still decide in the end who stays or gets taken off the infamous drug list
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'What is important is the result, anong nangyari sa kampanya mo. Wala iyan sa pangalan,' says PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa questions why Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio thinks police are ignoring big-time drug lords
'We need the Filipino people to own this campaign against illegal drugs. The Filipino people should recognize that the President is with them against illegal drugs,' says PNP DEG chief Albert Ferro
Chief Aaron Aquino says the real focus of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency is on high-value targets
A drug suspect based in California sends 11.5 kilograms of alleged shabu into the country, declaring them as 'toys'
PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino says the term tokhang now means 'killing' for most of Filipinos
The Presidential Spokesman calls out the senator and CHR chairman for insisting there are extrajudicial killings under the Duterte administration when they supported a definition of EJK victims that excludes drug suspects
The holidays turn somber for those whose loved ones died in extrajudicial killings linked to the Duterte administration's war on drugs
Funeral homes that wish to extend services in cases that involve killings need to be accredited by the Philippine National Police. Sometimes being 'favored' carries extra costs.
The groups condemn alleged human rights violations linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, as well as the imposition of martial law in Mindanao
On International Human Rights Day, youth activists join rights groups that staged protests to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte's rights record
President spokesperson Harry Roque says international rights group Human Rights Watch is 'blind, deaf and dumb' about the Duterte government's efforts to punish scalawag cops
Livelihood, educational assistance for children and nutritional feeding are the next program of the Diocese of Novaliches for the families.
Senior Superintendent Albert Ferro, who used to head the PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group, is the new PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief
(UPDATED) Senator Leila de Lima says addressing human right violations does not only rest on governments as 'we, the people ourselves, have to act – act with urgency and in solidarity with each other'
'Stop the killings,' reads the cardboard message placed on top of the crucifix at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also known as Baclaran Church
(UPDATED) 'Dapat din nating bigyang-diin ang diwa ng pagdiriwang na ito, dahil sa mga nakababahalang balita tungkol sa malawakang paglabag sa karapatang pantao, lalo na sa mga nasa laylayan ng lipunan,' says the Vice President
If what Harry Roque means about 'national proceeding' is such national criminal proceeding against Duterte, the question is to be asked: is there or has there been such national criminal investigation against Duterte in the first place?
The urban poor group cites President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-poor policies and his failed promises to resolve homelessness, job insecurity, contractualization, and rising prices of basic goods
Western Visayans have a say on cops who can participate in the war on drugs
Law enforcers conduct a total of 79,492 anti-illegal drugs operations from July 1, 2016 to December 5, 2017
Gadon says he's considering running for the Senate again in 2019 because ‘a lot of people are pushing me’
If the International Criminal Court violates the principle of complementarity, the Philippines may have to 'reassess its commitment to the Court,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque in an ICC assembly of state parties
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A European official sees the appointment of Edgardo Angara as special envoy as 'a positive sign' to 'control the damage' done by President Rodrigo Duterte
Police say the shabu and the firearms were seized from 4 houses owned by supporters of the late Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, who was killed in a bloody drug raid
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The new rules are expected to complement the guidelines under Oplan Double Barrel, which is being challenged before the Supreme Court
The President also warns drug personalities, 'No human rights office will protect you'
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'We are hopeful that they will follow the lead of the PDEA, that previous operations in the past months have resulted to more apprehensions rather than alleged cases of extrajudicial killings,' says Commission on Human Rights Spokesperson Jackie de Guia
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
The President says he will no longer respond to criticisms of his drug war by human rights groups
Doing so would 'prove the sincerity of the administration in correcting its policy on combatting illegal drugs,' the group says
The EU is not, as many Filipinos think, a monolithic body that knows nothing but to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
(UPDATED) 'Our camera as policemen is God,' says PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief Joseph Adnol
Solicitor General Jose Calida also says Philippine police can't arrest big time drug lords who are in China
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'Paano kung ang pangalan ko ay nandoon, how can I be given due process if I believe that my name should not be there?' asks petitioner Dean Jose Manuel Diokno
'[Duterte] continues to enjoy not only the support of the political leaders of the Philippines but the entire Filipino nation,' says Rodolfo Fariñas, House Majority Floor Leader
'We will follow the order of the Commander-in-Chief and Chief Executive,' says PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos
Ryan Almora, an alleged drug pusher, was killed by a team made up of operatives from 8 police units
(UPDATED) Justice Carpio's order puts to the test the government’s claim that 'every single one' of the deaths are being investigated