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LIVE: Senate probe into alleged recruitment of minors by leftist groups

The Senate  committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs on Wednesday began its second hearing in an inquiry into students who allegedly went missing after being recruited by leftist activist groups......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 14th, 2019

Senate probe on missing minors not meant to harass activist groups — Dela Rosa

"We are here voluntarily because their children are being coddled by these organizations and they have grown desperate because their pleas have not been heeded by the said groups," Sen. Dela Rosa said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2019

FALSE: Sarah Elago’s ‘response’ to parents of student activists

Claim: Kabataan party-list representative Sarah Elago “responded” to the parents of student activists who are still minors, following the Senate probe into the disappearance of senior high school students allegedly recruited by leftist group Anakbayan. On August 8, a photo started circulating on Facebook which stitched a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Go seeks answers to missing students mystery

Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go is seeking answers regarding the two “missing” students allegedly recruited by leftist groups, as the Senate committees on public order and dangerous drugs and on national defense and security jointly tackled the issue yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Artists call for independent probe into alleged sexual assault at Iligan workshop

MANILA, Philippines – Several artists and artists groups on Monday, August 12, called for an "independent, immediate and thorough probe and a just resolution" to allegations that a writing fellow was sexually assaulted during a recent writers' workshop. In a statement released through the Concerned Artists of the Philippines ' Facebook page, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

Anakbayan: ‘Missing’ youth activist is free and safe

MANILA, Philippines – The “missing” child mentioned in the Senate hearing last August 7 is free and safe, but not ready to resurface due to threats of harassment, abduction, and assassination, according to leaders of activist groups. Anakbayan and League of Filipino Students (LFS) leaders addressed the government's allegations of recruitment ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

Parlade hits Casiño for defending Red allies despite being wrong

(PNA) — A ranking official of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict scored former Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Teddy Casiño for defending and justifying efforts by progressive groups linked to the communist rebels to allegedly recruit students and minors to boost their ranks. “I believe what Teddy Casiño said about recruitment […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 11th, 2019

‘Bato’ vows clampdown on Leftist groups recruiting minors

Neophyte Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa yesterday vowed to clamp down on all Leftist groups recruiting minors to be part of their activities as members and fighters. Dela Rosa, a former Philippine National Police chief, made this assurance after hearing the sad tale of the parents whose children are now missing after they reportedly joined […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 7th, 2019

Senate Blue Ribbon to probe Duque, PhilHealth

The Senate Blue Ribbon committee will soon begin its investigation into the alleged conflict of interest on the part of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and the controversy in the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), committee chairman Sen. Richard Gordon said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2019

De Lima wants Senate probe into P178-million loss of PH aerospace agency

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima has filed a resolution seeking a Senate investigation into the mounting losses of the Philippine Aerospace Development Corporation (PADC), as the agency's very existence continues to be questioned by different groups. “If PADC’s services are better provided ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2019

Not a criminal probe: UN drug war reso only seeks rights review

Human rights groups in the Philippines and abroad hailed the adoption of a resolution for the United Nations to review the thousands of alleged extrajudicial killings linked to the government’s campaign against illegal drugs, calling it a critical step toward accountability......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Senate to probe PhilHealth anomalies

The Senate will start an inquiry into the alleged multi-billion-peso dialysis scam involving funds from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and other alleged anomalies in the agency when the 18th Congress opens on July 22......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Duterte wants Kapa, other investment scams probed, shut down

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to probe and if warranted, shut down Surigao del Sur-based religious corporation Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. (Kapa) and other groups for alleged involvement in investment scams. “Kayong mga CIDG, kayong pulis – […] The post Duterte wants Kapa, other investment scams probed, shut down appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

Villar supports Senate probe on sugar prices

BACOLOD City – Senator Cynthia Villar on April 28, 2019 said she supports the request of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) for the Senate to investigate the alleged manipulation of sugar prices. Villar, however, noted that the call was made two weeks away from the May 13, 2019 elections The chair of the Senate Committee […] The post Villar supports Senate probe on sugar prices appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Senate asked to probe ‘high price’ of sugar

BACOLOD City – The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) asked the Senate to investigate the alleged manipulation of sugar prices. The  request was made  through a letter addressed to Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and signed by Atty. Emilio Bernadino Yulo, Sugar Board Farmers’ Representative; and Atty. Roland Beltran, Sugar Board Millers Representative In the letter, Yulo […] The post Senate asked to probe ‘high price’ of sugar appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Senate to probe illegal Chinese workers in Clark

MANILA, Philippines - The Senate will investigate next week the presence of 1,316 alleged illegal Chinese workers in a resort and casino in Clark, Pampanga w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2016

Kerwin to be invited to Senate probe

MANILA, Philippines - Alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa will be invited to attend the Senate inquiry into the killing of his father Rolando by policemen insi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2016

LIVE: Senate probe into Espinosa slay

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs chaired by Sen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 10th, 2016

Trillanes asks Senate to probe alleged PNP involvement in killings

Trillanes asks Senate to probe alleged PNP involvement in killings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2016

Trillanes asks Senate to probe alleged PNP involvement in killings - Rappler

Trillanes asks Senate to probe alleged PNP involvement in killings - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 24th, 2016

Probe on violent dispersal of anti-US rallyists called

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III asked yesterday the police leadership to investigate the alleged violent dispersal of demonstrators in front of the US Embassy in Manila last Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016