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Death penalty reimposition not Senate's priority, says Pimentel - Inquirer.net

Death penalty reimposition not Senate's priority, says Pimentel - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsJan 25th, 2017

Reimposition of death penalty appears to be ‘dead’ in the Senate

The reimposition of death penalty seems to be already dead in the Senate. This after several senators expressed opposition against legislating one of the campaign promisesof President Rodrigo Duterte. After Vatican declared death penalty as inadmissible, Malcaang on Friday said the revival of the death penalty is now in the Senate's hands. READ:Pope changes death penalty teaching, now 'inadmissible' Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque noted that the House of Representatives has already passed a bill that reimposes death penalty. However, Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, a staunch ally of the president, said "we won't reimpose it." Senator Sonny Angara said the me...Keep on reading: Reimposition of death penalty appears to be ‘dead’ in the Senate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Death penalty bill still not a Senate priority – Pimentel, Recto

Death penalty bill still not a Senate priority – Pimentel, Recto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

Return of death penalty not a Senate priority – Pimentel

Return of death penalty not a Senate priority – Pimentel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

Pimentel expects close fight on death penalty in Senate - Inquirer.net

Pimentel expects close fight on death penalty in Senate - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2017

Death penalty revival at the Senate will be 'a close fight,' says Pimentel - GMA News

Death penalty revival at the Senate will be 'a close fight,' says Pimentel - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2017

Death penalty 'priority' bill of lower House — Umali - Inquirer.net

Death penalty 'priority' bill of lower House — Umali - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2017

Palace: Death penalty up to Senate

MALACAÑANG on Friday said the reimposition of capital punishment is up to the Senate, following the Vatican’s move to declare death penalty as “inadmissible.”.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Palace: Fate of death penalty in the hands of senators

Reinstating of death penalty for drug offenses is still a priority of the current administration but Malacañang is leaving its fate to the Senate......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Death penalty should be reimposed for high-level drug trafficking, says Sotto

    The proposed bill for the reimposition of the death penalty in the Philippines may pass into law this year, but only if to punish high level drug traffickers, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said on Thursday. Sotto, who recently assumed Senate leadership, said the measure has more chance at the chamber if it aims to stop high level drug trafficking. "Ang tingin ko may pagasa kaming makakuha ng mahigit 13 boto kung ang pag-uusapan lang ay yung high level drug trafficking lamang," Sotto told reporters. Reacting to the call from the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) for the reimposition of capital punishment for heinous crimes, Sotto said ...Keep on reading: Death penalty should be reimposed for high-level drug trafficking, says Sotto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Senate to resume debates on death penalty

THE Senate will restart the debates for the proposal to revive capital punishment in the Philippines as soon as Congress resumes session this January. Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel clarified however that he is not giving in to the pressure of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez who had criticized the Senate….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Senators shrug off ‘slow chamber’ tag

SENATE leaders yesterday downplayed anew House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ labeling them the “slow chamber.” Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III clarified that the Senate has only one “shortcoming” which is the death penalty bill. “Singular lang (shortcoming) not plural because the speaker is referring to only one measure na frustrated….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Pimentel defends Senate pace in legislating laws

          The Senate has not failed to help in the Duterte administration's legislative agenda and its only perceived "shortcoming" is the restoration of the death penalty and even that is already in the works, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III saidon Friday.   "It should only be singular not plural because Speaker (Pantaleon Alvarez) is referring to only one measure, which he is frustrated about, the death penalty bill," Pimentel told reporters.   The Senate president was reacting to Alvarez' swipe at the pace of legislation at the Senate, citing the death penalty bill that has been languishing at the Senate since la...Keep on reading: Pimentel defends Senate pace in legislating laws.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Pimentel vows 'impartial' Senate probe into Kian's death, drug killings - Rappler

Pimentel vows 'impartial' Senate probe into Kian's death, drug killings - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Senate majority condemns, seeks probe on Kian's death in drug ops - Inquirer.net

Senate majority condemns, seeks probe on Kian's death in drug ops - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Lacson doubts prospects of death penalty bill in Senate - Inquirer.net

Lacson doubts prospects of death penalty bill in Senate - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2017

EU lawmakers ask Pimentel about death penalty bill - Inquirer.net

EU lawmakers ask Pimentel about death penalty bill - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2017

Ejercito to heed people's will favoring death penalty - Inquirer.net

Ejercito to heed people's will favoring death penalty - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Ejercito to heed people's will favoring death penalty - Inquirer.net

Ejercito to heed people's will favoring death penalty - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Drilon confident death penalty is dead, but Pimentel doesn't think so - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Drilon confident death penalty is dead, but Pimentel doesn't think so - BusinessWorld Online Edition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Death penalty bill already 'dead' in Senate – Drilon - Rappler

Death penalty bill already 'dead' in Senate – Drilon - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017