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NOGRALES: GIVE SOLDIERS, COPS FREE LEGAL AID

A law that would provide free legal aid to enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police should prevent abuse from all parties, a neophyte lawmaker said as President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress to pass a bill providing for such legal aid during his State of the Nation Address on […]

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FREE LEGAL AID FOR SOLDIERS, COPS TO GET HOUSE OK

A lawmaker said President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for Congress to pass a law providing free legal assistance to the military and police will soon be realized. Davao Oriental 2nd District Representative Mayo Almario said it would be possible through House of Representatives Bill 3141, which effectively grants free legal assistance to the Armed Forces of […]

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DISMISS COPS SKIPPING RANDOM DRUG TEST – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has called on the leadership of the Philippine National Police to dismiss from service police officers who skipped drug tests, and to weed out from the organization those who are involved in illegal drugs as part of its internal cleansing program. Dela Rosa issued the call during a public hearing conducted […]

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PRODUCE ONE POLICE OFFICER FROM EVERY BARANGAY – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato dela Rosa wants to produce at least one police officer from every barangay in the country to ensure enough personnel at the grassroots level and familiarity in the area of responsibility which will lead to an efficient police service. Dela Rosa, who also served in the Philippine National Police (PNP) for at least […]

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METROBANK’S 2018 OUTSTANDING FILIPINOS ARE INSPIRATIONS TO THE NATION – ANGARA

The Senate adopted a resolution commending the 10 outstanding Filipinos recently awarded by Metrobank Foundation for achieving a level of excellence over and above their mandates and responsibilities in the professions and in their lives. In his sponsorship speech for Senate Resolution No. 846, Senator Sonny Angara enjoined his fellow senators to recognize this year’s […]