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Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netDec 8th, 2016

Death penalty removed from bill amending Dangerous Drugs Act

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives removed all provisions that would reimpose the death penalty in the bill seeking to amend provisions of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. During the session on Thursday, February 7, House Senior Deputy Majority Leader Rodante Marcoleta moved for a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

House to review, clarify death penalty bill for drug possession

  MANILA, Philippines --- House Majority Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro on Thursday said the controversial death penalty bill, the approval of which was was withdrawnby the chamber on Wednesday would be reverted for second reading approval as soon as it has been "cleansed of all death penalty references." READ:House OKs bill imposing death for possession of drugs at parties In a statement, Castro said House Bill No. 8909 would be presented for second and third reading approval preferably before the start of the congressional break on Feb. 9.   READ:House recalls death penalty for drug possession at parties Passed on final reading last Monday, HB 8909,...Keep on reading: House to review, clarify death penalty bill for drug possession.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

House withdraws approval of death penalty for drugs

The House of Representatives has withdrawn its approval on third and final reading of a bill that would have re-imposed the death penalty on convicted drug offenders, particularly those found committing the offense during parties, social gatherings and meetings......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Death penalty bill for party drugs use withdrawn

Death penalty bill for party drugs use withdrawn.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

House OKs death penalty for being caught with drugs at a party

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill to reimpose the death penalty on persons found in possession of drugs at social gatherings or meetings......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

House OKs death penalty for drug possession at parties, meetings

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives added another drug-related crime that lawmakers want to be punished with the death penalty – possession of illegal drugs during parties and social gatherings or meetings. Legislators approved on 3rd and final reading House Bill (HB) 8909 with a vote of 172-0-0 on Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Saudi Arabia executes 39-year-old Filipina helper

MANILA, Philippines – Saudi Arabia executed a 39-year-old Filipina household service worker found guilty of murder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Thursday, January 31. The Filipina, whom the DFA did not identify, suffered the death penalty on Tuesday, January 29. The DFA sent its condolences ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

OFW s execution in Saudi shows PH can t adopt death penalty – Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – The recent execution of a 39-year-old Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia shows the Philippines cannot adopt the death penalty, said Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. "Damn. This is why we cannot adopt the death penalty; we lose the argument of respecting our culture ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Locsin revives opposition to death penalty after OFW execution in Saudi Arabia

Locsin revives opposition to death penalty after OFW execution in Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Roque against reimposing death penalty

Roque against reimposing death penalty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

Lagman: ‘House is a chamber of regressive legislation’

MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives has become a "veritable chamber of regressive legislation" after it reduced the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the present 15 to 12 years old and restored the death penalty for drug-related offenses, Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman lamented on Thursday.   The lower chamber approved House Bill No. 8858 on second reading on Wednesday. The bill seeks to lower the age of "social responsibility" to 12 years old, and not nine as earlier proposed by the chamber.   READ:Amid public anger, House relents on criminalizing 9-yr-olds   Meanwhile, the House passed on third and final reading HB 4727 ...Keep on reading: Lagman: ‘House is a chamber of regressive legislation’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate – Al Jazeera

OTTAWA WARNS of risk of arbitrary detention after Robert Schellenberg given death penalty in sudden drug case retrial. Canada has […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's attorney general sought the death penalty for 5 of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday, January 3. All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the first session of the trial, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Batocabe case: Impatience grows

LEGAZPI CITY---The son of slain Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe expressed fear that his father's death would be just added to the growing list of crimes unsolved by police. It has been seven days since his father and security escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz were shot dead in a gift-giving event at the remote village of Burgos in Daraga town, Albay province. "They always say that there are persons of interest," Justin Batocabe said at a press conference in Bicol University Daraga Campus, where his father's wake was being held. "I am somehow worried, but I still believe in the [justice] system," he said. When asked if he was in favor of carrying out the death penalty for his father'...Keep on reading: Batocabe case: Impatience grows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Ronald Dela Rosa: Death for police found guilty of murder

Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief and now senatorial candidate Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa wants the death penalty imposed on police officers found guilty of committing murder, especially in the name of the government’s war on illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Bato dela Rosa wants tougher laws on illegal drugs

Senatorial candidate Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, a former chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), wants stricter laws on drug offenses, but two opposition bets oppose the way the administration's war on drugs are being implemented. During a forum staged by CNN Philippines on Sunday, Dela Rosa, and opposition senatorial candidates Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano and human rights lawyer Chel Diokno were asked on how they would solve the country's drug problem. Dela Rosa reiterated his aim of getting the death penalty reimposed on on drug traffickers. "From my experience as director general nung the Bureau of Corrections, kausap ko yung mga Chinese, Taiwanese, Hongkong ...Keep on reading: Bato dela Rosa wants tougher laws on illegal drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Death penalty can help put an end to country& apos;s drug problem: Bato - Sun.Star

Death penalty can help put an end to country's drug problem: Bato - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Act on death penalty bill, Barbers urges Senate

Act on death penalty bill, Barbers urges Senate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Restore death for drug traffickers, Senate urged

Restore the death penalty, at least for drug traffickers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

After shabu smuggling, Barbers asks Senate to pass death penalty bill

  MANILA, Philippines – House committee on dangerous drugs chairperson Robert Ace Barbers urged senators to pass the bill reviving the death penalty as he continues to lead the probe into the multibillion-peso shabu smuggled into the country this year. Barbers made the appeal to the Senate on Wednesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018