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

Lacson: Senate must probe Phisgoc ‘excesses’ in SEA Games

THE impressive performance of Filipino athletes should not prevent the Senate from investigating the alleged “excesses” by the committee in charge of organizing the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which the Philippines hosted in December. Sen. Panfilo Lacson, in a phone patch interview on Thursday, cited “issues on the transfer of funds from PSC (Philippine […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 12th, 2019

4ID urges youth to stand-up against NPA’s recruitment of minors

THE 4TH  INFANTRY  “Diamond” Division of the Philippine Army urges the youth to stand up against the Communist Terrorist Groups […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2019

4ID urges youth to stand-up against NPA s recruitment of minors

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 9 --The 4th Infantry "Diamond" Division of the Philippine Army urges the youth to stand up against the Communist Terrorist Groups (CTGs) recruitment of minors.Based.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2019

De Lima seeks Senate probe on babies for sale

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima is seeking a Senate investigation into the alleged rampant buying and selling of newborn babies in underground black markets in the country. De Lima, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare, and Rural Development, said she is alarmed over continuing reports of “babies-for-sale” trade as this endangers babies’ […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

Cops probe 9 missing persons in Pasay

The Pasay police has created a task force to address alleged disappearances of minors and young adults in the city, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2019

‘Bato’ urges Senate to join crusade to save youth

Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Monday urged his colleagues in the Senate to join him in his quest to save the youth from leftist groups as he presented to the plenary the committee report on the “missing” students. In his sponsorship speech, the former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief told members of the Senate […] The post ‘Bato’ urges Senate to join crusade to save youth appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

62 nabbed as Army, police raid offices of activist groups in Bacolod

Authorities arrested 56 persons they alleged were communist rebels and “rescued” six minors supposedly undergoing “training and “indoctrination” during simultaneous raids on the offices of three activist groups and a private residence in Bacolod City early Friday evening, October 31......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

LIVE: Senate resumes probe into GCTA, ninja cops – Day 9

Watch the hearing LIVE starting 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

Baguio religious groups hold prayer rally for Mayor Magalong, family

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- Church leaders and their members gathered to pray for the protection of Mayor Benjamin Magalong and for the truth to prevail in the Senate inquiry against alleged recyc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

Disqualification of ‘subversive’ party-list groups sought

Two Senate committees have recommended to the Commission on Elections to disqualify party-list groups involved in subversive activities and authorities should investigate and file charges against those allegedly recruiting minors and college students to join communist rebels......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2019

LIVE: Senate probe into GCTA law, blocked release of Antonio Sanchez – Day 7

The senators are set to conduct the seventh joint hearing into the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance on Tuesday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

‘Probe DA officers for failure to contain ASF problems’

The chairman of Samahan ng Industriyang Agrikultura (SINAG) has asked the Senate committee on agriculture to probe the alleged failure of some officials to implement quarantine measures and preventive actions that could have contained the threat of the African swine fever (ASF) at its onset......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2019

LIVE: Senate hearing on looming increase in ATM fees

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on banks, financial institutions, and currencies will conduct a probe into the looming automated teller machine (ATM) fees increase on Monday, September 23. The hearing will be conducted with the Senate panels on commerce and entrepreneurship, labor, science and technology, and ways and means. Senator Grace ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

LIVE: Senate probe into aborted release of Antonio Sanchez – Day 4

Senators resumed the joint hearing into the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance law and the by now blocked release of convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

LIVE: Senate probe on GCTA law, possible release of Antonio Sanchez – Day 2

Reports that Sanchez may walk free after serving a little more than half of his sentence because of GCTA surfaced weeks prior to and prompted the Senate public inquiry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2019

Alleged leftist leader recruited students — Eduardo Año

A woman identified as the secretary general of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), who was arrested at a condominium in Quezon City on Monday, was allegedly leading the recruitment of students for the communist movement in Metro Manila, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 27th, 2019

Dela Rosa, Hontiveros demand serious probe into Negros vigilante group

MANILA, Philippines – Two senators on Tuesday, August 27, called on the Philippine National Police (PNP_ to conduct a "serious investigation" into an alleged vigilante group targeting civilians accused of supporting the communist movement in Negros Oriental. Senator Ronald dela Rosa, chair of the Senate committee on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2019

DOJ summons leftist representatives over student recruitment

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) summoned Anakbayan officials and former and current leftist members of Congress over a kidnapping complaint that rooted from the recruitment of students into activist groups. The daughter of the private complainant has since come out to say she is a voluntary ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019