CRACK police teams have been deployed to arrest individuals including members of the uniformed service who will fire their guns indiscriminately to celebrate Christmas and New Year, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said yesterday.
The report, citing Lara, said demands by President Rodrigo Duterte such as the localized peace talks and for exiled communist leader Jose Maria Sison to return to the Philippines for the resumption of negotiations “torpedoed” the discussions of a ceasefire.
“For the record, Sen. Trillanes is aware and has properly complied with his obligation to inform all the courts where he has pending cases of his trips abroad, including RTC Makati – Branch 150 and even in the case of RTC Davao – Branch 54, by filing the appropriate motions and/or manifestations before said courts,” lawyer Rey Robles said in a statement.
“Based on the update of the case, meron na pong binabantayan na six persons of interest ‘yung investigators natin and the whole PRO 5, and hopefully, meron tayong makuha rito sa six persons of interest,” Albayalde said.
A congressman urged yesterday the Philippine National Police (PNP) to spare the cold-blooded murder of Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe and his security aide from the growing list of unresolved crimes.
AS part of the Philippine National Police’s program to help reduce firecracker and pyrotechnics-related injuries and even deaths, the PNP leadership headed by, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde, yesterday called on the public anew to immediately report to the nearest police station the presence of street vendors and ‘sari-sari store’ owners selling the stuff to minors since the act is against the law.
PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Jose Maria Sison yesterday said Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison’s “long exile has dulled his senses, put him out of touch of reality and in constant state of hallucination.”
House Bill 8627, authored by Maguindanao Rep. Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema and Lanao del Sur Rep. Mauyag Papandayan Jr. seeks to amend Republic Act 9349 entitled “An Act Prohibiting the Detention of Patients in Hospitals and Medical Clinics on Grounds of Nonpayment of Hospital Bills or Medical Expenses.”
Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines, whose founding chairman, Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, claimed the CPP has remained “strong” and “vibrant.”
THE Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief yesterday decried some lawmakers’ “bullying” of her and the agency she heads in connection with the implementation of the Hernan Doctrine which favors persons deprived of their liberty (PDLs).
HOUSE Majority Leader and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr. has welcomed the proposal of Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri for the bicameral conference committee to reconvene and work on genuine abolition of the controversial Road Board.
Section 22 of the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers entitled ‘Medical Examination and Treatment’ provides that public school teachers should undergo free compulsory medical examination before employment and should undergo free medical check-up at least once a year.
Drilon stressed that this position is reflected in Resolution No. 134, which he proposed and the Senate adopted shortly before it went on Christmas break last December 13, urging the Office of the President not to release funds from the motor vehicle user’s charge (MVUC) following the Congress’ passage of the bill which would abolish the Road Board.