Romualdez: OP needs more funds

September 06, 2019
HOUSE Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday underscored the need to increase the budget of the Office of the President to further President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s efficient and meaningful public service to the nation.

Tracker teams to go after freed convicts

September 06, 2019
STARTING September 19, tracker teams will be deployed in several parts of the country to go after heinous crime convicts who were released through the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA), and the government could seek the help of the Interpol to bring back those who have gone abroad.

Back to jail

September 06, 2019
More and more freed heinous crime convicts heed Duterte warning to surrender or be hunted as fugitives TWENTY-SIX convicts who gained freedom under the Good Conduct Time Allowance law surrendered to Cagayan Valley policemen on Thursday heeding President Duterte’s order to yield peacefully within 15 days or be hunted, Police Regional Office 2 director Brigadier General Jose Mario M. Espino told the Journal Group yesterday.

DDB classifies GBL as dangerous drug

September 05, 2019
THE Dangerous Drugs Board has declared Gamma-Butyrolactone or GBL a dangerous drug and said those in possession of the known “date rape drug” will be subjected to immediate arrest, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.