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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: rappler rapplerJun 18th, 2018

Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials

A leader of the House of Representatives said the proposal to arm barangay chiefs should be studied carefully should the Duterte government intend to implement it. Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials A leader of the House of Representatives said on Tuesday the proposal to arm barangay chiefs should be studied carefully… link: Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 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

Robredo on proposal to eject her as Duterte s successor: How desperate

Robredo on proposal to eject her as Duterte s successor: How desperate.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level

  The House of Representatives has returned its controversial draft federal Charter back to the committee level to make Vice President Leni Robredo the successor of President Rodrigo Duterte during the transition period into a federal form of government. Cebu City 1st District Rep. Raul del Mar's motion to return the proposal back to the panel met no objection during the session on Wednesday, the last day before Congress goes on a break.   In his motion, Del Mar said the draft federal Charter should be returned to the committee level "in order to introduce perfecting amendments to the failure to include the vice president in the first line of succession which le...Keep on reading: House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Election protest, Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos, Bong Go | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Supreme Court’s latest ruling could fast track the recount of ballots in a protest filed against the victory of Vice President Leni Robredo. Presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio opposes the Supreme Court application of associate justice of Court Administrator Midas Marquez. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos attributes her rise in the latest Pulse Asia senatorial ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Pimentel Opposes Draft Charter Proposal Allowing Duterte Reelection

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Friday he is against the provision in the proposed federal Constitution that allows President Rodrigo Duterte to seek another term should a federal government system be adopted. According to a member of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to draft a Federal Charter, the President and the Vice President can […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Pres. Duterte Enjoins New Village Execs: Support Campaign to Suppress Street Crimes

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, June 25, urged the country’s village chiefs to join the administration in its campaign to eliminate street crimes and maintain peace and order. The Chief Executive made the appeal during the mass oath-taking of newly-elected barangay officials of Region 10 held at The Atrium inside Limketkai Center here. Addressing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Pursue peace, Davao local chiefs told

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has called on barangay officials to be a “team of champions” and pave the way for the attainment of the city’s vision of a peaceful and progressive city. During the mass oath-taking of over 1,400 village chiefs and councilmen from the city’s 182 villages yesterday, Duterte-Carpio urged local leaders to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Leni Robredo: Don’t arm barangay execs

Vice President Leni Robredo opposed yesterday President Duterte’s proposal to arm village officials......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 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

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

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

‘Cha-cha’ may oust Robredo, allow Duterte reelection – Colmenares

The Charter change proposal by the ruling party may abolish the Office of the Vice President, but will allow President Rodrigo Duterte to be reelected as Chief Executive in 2022, a former lawmaker said Sunday. Source link link: ‘Cha-cha’ may oust Robredo, allow Duterte reelection – Colmenares.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Proposed Cha-cha may abolish OVP, says Colmenares

A former lawmaker warned on Sunday that the current Charter change (Cha-cha) proposal may abolish the office of the vice president but would not disqualify President Rodrigo Duterte from running for president in 2022.   "Under the PDP-Laban (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan)Constitution, the office of the Vice President will be abolished by 2019 if they succeed in having the new Constitution ratified during the 2019 elections," Bayan Muna Chair and former Congressman Neri Colmenares pointed out in a statement.   "Vice-President Leni Robredo will be ousted from her office long before her term ends in 2022," he said.   "While PDP Laban may ar...Keep on reading: Proposed Cha-cha may abolish OVP, says Colmenares.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

VP Leni still draws comfort from DU30 ‘non-support for revgov,’ but calls for vigilance vs contrived clamor

Vice President Robredo said Thursday she still draws strength from President Duterte's assurance that he would not heed some of his supporters' call for a revolutionary government, but nonetheless expressed concern over reports that some barangay chairmen were being plied with political concessions in order to support a possible nationwide petition......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Gordon backs Duterte proposal to postpone barangay polls in October

Gordon backs Duterte proposal to postpone barangay polls in October.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 29th, 2017

Duterte rejects Robredo's proposal to decriminalize drug use - Sun.Star

Duterte rejects Robredo's proposal to decriminalize drug use - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Robredo opposes appointment of barangay OICs

Robredo opposes appointment of barangay OICs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017