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Church bells to ring nightly in Northern Luzon to protest drug killings

Jomari at wake of Kian Loyd delos Santos - 18 Aug 2017

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said Sunday that church bells would be rung every night for three months across his northern district to raise alarm over a sharp spike in police killings of drug suspects, adding to a growing outcry over President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody crackdown.

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Nograles sees heated debate on drug war funding amid killings

Nograles sees heated debate on drug war funding amid killings

Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House of Representatives appropriations committee, expects last week’s brutal sweep of drug suspects to be invoked at the plenary as a basis to cut the budget of the Duterte administration’s antidrug campaign.

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Solon recalls talks with Ninoy Aquino during Marcos martial law days

Solon recalls talks with Ninoy Aquino during Marcos martial law days

Raul Daza, the only man to have served in the 7th Congress during the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos and now still serving in the 17th Congress during the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, remembers with chagrin his awkward jailhouse meeting with Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. 45 years ago.

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Bill seeks to make Pagcor purely regulatory, grant Congress licensing powers 

Party-list group One Patriotic Coalition of Marginalized Nationals (1-Pacman) has gotten the ball rolling on a priority measure to make the Philippine Amusements and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) “purely regulatory” – and transfer licensing powers in the hands of Congress.

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Police abuse shouldn’t hinder gov’t anti-drug campaign — solon

Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said on Sunday he expects the Philippine National Police (PNP) to justify its P900 million request for fund by saying police abuses, such as the 17-year-old boy’s killing, should not hinder the campaign to eradicate drugs.

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