Categories
Politics

FILIPINOS SATISFIED WITH WAR ON DRUGS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa called on law enforcement officials to ‘go the extra mile’ in their efforts to win the government’s “war on drugs” as he reminded them to always put God first in all anti-illegal drugs operations to ensure that lives are preserved. Speaking before officials, employees, and guests at the Dangerous Drugs Board’s […]

Categories
Politics

ROBREDO SHOULD ACCEPT DRUG CZAR POST – GO

Staying true to his commitment to personally listen to the plight of disaster-stricken Filipinos wherever they are in the country, Senator Bong Go visited and assisted fire victims in Sitio Ambulong, Barangay Manocmanoc, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan recently where he distributed financial and food assistance to them. “Pumupunta ako sa mga nasunugan kasi nais kong […]

Categories
Politics

DUTERTE WANTS IDENTITIES OF ‘NINJA COPS’ RELEASED TO PUBLIC – GO

Senator Bong Go said President Rodrigo Duterte wants the names of the “ninja cops” or police officers allegedly involved in the sale of confiscated illegal drugs be released to the public. “I think he will personally announce to the public kung sino ‘yung mga sangkot na ito,” Go said in an interview. “Sabi niya, karapatan […]

Categories
Politics

SENATE APPROVES MOTION ALLOWING DISCLOSURE OF EXECUTIVE SESSION ON ‘NINJA COPS’ – DELA ROSA

The Senate approved in plenary a motion authorizing the Senate blue ribbon and justice committees to release to the public the information disclosed during a recent executive session on the identities of police officers allegedly involved in the reselling of seized illegal drugs. A total of 17 senators voted to approve the motion of Senator […]

Categories
Politics

MAXIMIZE DRUG REHAB FACILITIES – GO

Senator Bong Go reminded the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) during the Senate Committee on Finance budget hearing of both agencies to maximize existing drug rehabilitation facilities to give drug dependents willing to be rehabilitated a chance to reform themselves. With a total of 54 rehabilitation centers, 19 of […]

Categories
Politics

NBP HOSPITAL REFERRAL PASSES USED IN ILLEGAL DRUG TRADE – GO

Senator Bong Go has bared that eight high-profile inmates are involved in illegal drug transactions inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City through the alleged “hospital referral pass for sale” scheme.  “Most of these illegal drug transactions take place in Medical Ward 3, ng medical annex ng Building 14 and it involves several […]

Categories
Politics

TIME TO FOCUS ON REHABILITATION OF DRUG USERS – ANGARA

In the first half of President Duterte’s term, “tokhang” was the catchphrase in the government’s war on illegal drugs. Now that the President is on his legacy mode, the anti-illegal drugs campaign should start shifting to reform and rehabilitation, said Senator Sonny Angara. “Naramdaman na ng mga tulak at gumagamit ng ilegal na droga ang […]

Categories
Politics

BUILD DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT, REHAB CENTER IN EVERY PROVINCE – GO

To strengthen the government’s campaign against illegal drugs, Senator Bong Go filed during the start of the 18th Congress a legislative measure that seeks to establish a drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation center in every province nationwide. “Nais natin na magkaroon ng mga drug rehabilitation centers ang bawat probinsya sa buong bansa. Ang mga centers […]

Categories
Government

PEACE, SECURITY, TRADE DISCUSSED IN DUTERTE-WIDODO MEETING – LOPEZ

President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo discussed continuous cooperation in securing peace and order, and to jointly fight terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said. Duterte and Widodo held a bilateral meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Lopez did not provide much detail on security issues but added that on the economic […]

Categories
Government

GO BARING TATTOO-FREE BACK DISPROVES ALLEGED DRUG LINKS – PANELO

The move of former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go to bare his tattoo-free back belies the accusations that he has links to the illegal drug trade, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after Go took off his white shirt before members of the media to show his back and […]