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Duterte mulls arming barangay captains

Duterte mulls arming barangay captains.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJun 13th, 2018

Budget for arming bgy chiefs better used on cops

Direct hit Once again, some were quick to jump to various conclusions when President Rodrigo Duterte spoke of possibly allowing barangay captains to carry firearms so they could help the governmet in its war against all forms of criminality. Duterte made the pronouncement during the recent oath taking of newly-….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

CHR urges gov’t to assess readiness of barangay captains before arming them

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Friday urged the government to assess the readiness of barangay captains before proceeding with the plan to provide them with guns. The CHR issued the statement after President Rodrigo Duterte spoke of allowing barangay captains to carry firearms to help curb criminality. In a statement, CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said, "Higit sa simpleng usapin na pagbibigay ng baril, kailangan pag-aralan ang kahandaan ng mga punong barangay na magdala at gumamit ng armas para maiwasan ang marami pang paglabag sa mga karapatang pantao sa iba't ibang komunidad." "Ang ating kapulisan pa rin ang may pangunahing mandato na siguraduhing ligtas at mapa...Keep on reading: CHR urges gov’t to assess readiness of barangay captains before arming them.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Arming of bgy chiefs worries lawmakers

OPPOSITION lawmakers yesterday opposed the “dangerous” proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte to arm barangay captains, stressing this would only create more private armies that will further sow fear, terror and violence in the countryside. “Arming barangay captains of the 40,000 barangays simply means creating a private army of political kingpins….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Duterte eyes arming village officials

CLARK, PAMPANGA: President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he was considering arming barangay (village) officials as he sought their help in the government’s fight against illegal drugs and criminality. Speaking before newly elected barangay officials in Central Luzon, Duterte said the support of barangay captains was crucial in the campaign against the illegal drugs trade. [...] The post Duterte eyes arming village officials appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Duterte eyes arming of barangay captains vs crime

President Duterte is considering arming barangay captains to make them more effective as peacekeepers, but warned them of “harsh” treatment if they fail to check what he called rising cases of drug-related killings in their communities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Duterte vows to file charges vs underperforming barangay execs

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warned newly-elected barangay captains that he will audit their performance in fighting crime in their villages, and those who fail to meet his expectations will face charges. "I will have an audit. And if you are not at par, I will file ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Robredo opposes Duterte proposal to arm barangay chiefs

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo disapproves of President Rodrigo Duterte's proposal to give barangay captains the power to carry firearms amid the police's ongoing anti-drug campaign. The Vice President was asked to react to Duterte's proposal in a chance interview in Naga City on Monday, June 18. "Ako, hindi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

I’d die from long-haul flights now—Duterte

If he were to have his way, President Duterte would rather not take long-haul flights as he hates traveling, or so he says.   In a speech in Sta. Rosa City before elected barangay captains in Southern Luzon, Mr. Duterte said that at his age---73---he could no longer bear to sit for excessively long periods during flights.   "I, at my age, cannot manage a long-haul flight---13 hours, 16 hours, I'd die from that. That's why I don't want to [take long flights] anymore," the President said on Thursday.---JULIE M. AURELIO  ...Keep on reading: I’d die from long-haul flights now—Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Duterte to decide fate of open-pit mining by December

STA. ROSA, Laguna — A decision on the ban of the open-pit mining in the Philippines will be decided by December, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday night. In his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Barangay Captains of Region 4 at the Santa Rosa Multi-Purpose Complex in Laguna, Duterte said that [...] The post Duterte to decide fate of open-pit mining by December appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Duterte plan to arm village chiefs comes under attack

President Rodrigo Duterte early this week said he 'might consider' arming village officials ('barangay') to help in the fight against illegal drugs and criminals. (Reuters)........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Thankful over labor deal, Duterte eyes Kuwait trip

“I GOT all that I wanted.” President Rodrigo Duterte is visiting Kuwait to thank the government there for granting measures ensuring the well-being of Filipino workers in the Gulf state. Speaking at the oath-taking ceremony of newly-elected barangay captains in Pampanga Tuesday, the President said, "I am going to travel….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Duterte vows protection for barangay chiefs unjustly accused of drug war deaths

MANILA, Philippines – If barangay captains face lawsuits for killing or beating up an individual in the name of the campaign against illegal drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte will intervene on their behalf. "'Pag nagkaatraso kayo and there's a case filed against you and you think you are in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Duterte seeks help of village officials in government s war on drugs

LAPU-LAPU CITY- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday asked village chiefs here to help him in the fight against illegal drugs. The President said the support of barangay captains in the campaign i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Duterte seeks help of village officials in government’s war on drugs

LAPU-LAPU CITY-- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday asked village chiefs here to help him in the fight against illegal drugs. The President said the support of barangay captains in the campaign is crucial to solving the drug problem that has hounded the country for decades. "Kamo gyud ang makaputol ani. Layo ra kaayo mi sa taas. (You are ones who can end this problem on illegal drugs)," President Duterte said after he led the oath-taking of 3,013 barangay captains in Central Visayas at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday night. He reiterated his warning to village officials to stay away from the illegal drugs trade, saying that they will suffer the consequences of th...Keep on reading: Duterte seeks help of village officials in government’s war on drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Beyond postponement

Saying 40 percent of barangay captains are involved in illegal drugs, President Duterte has postponed for the second time the barangay and Sangguniang Kabata.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2017

English Articles

Duterte warns of 'killing' barangay captains who are into drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Duterte offers 1M each to get Abu Sayyaf “dead or alive;” mulls arming of civilians

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 April) &'8212; President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced he would give a million peso reward each for the capture &'8220;dead or alive&'8221; of Abu Sayyaf members who landed in Inabanga, Bohol last week as he vowed to arm civilians to &'8220;fight and kill.&'8221; He said the Abu Sayyaf's foray into Bohol last [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2017

Plan B

About 40 percent of all barangay captains are involved in illegal drug deals, President Duterte said last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

Duterte: 16,000 barangay captains, 11,000 cops, mayors, congressmen, etc in my list

Duterte: 16,000 barangay captains, 11,000 cops, mayors, congressmen, etc in my list.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2016

Duterte: 1,000 local officials, judges, cops in final ‘narco-list’

SAN MIGUEL, Bulacan: President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said at least 1,000 congressmen, mayors, judges, barangay captains, and governors were on his final list of government officials linked to the illegal drug trade. Speaking before Army Scout Ranger.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 15th, 2016