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The Manila Times
PH a narco-state – DuterteDuterte said. “Go ahead [and file a case]. I will ask them to put me in a cell
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Duterte said. “Go ahead [and file a case]. I will ask them to put me in a cell beside de Lima,” he added, referring to Sen. Leila de Lima who is detained on drug-related charges. Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo expressed outrage over the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Customs menagerie: The debasement of a basic government functionlast year’s election campaign. The pictures of Dong with the senators can fill
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
last year’s election campaign. The pictures of Dong with the senators can fill an entire album. I can already see Sen. Leila de Lima smiling. Frailty loves company. The congressional inquiry into the drug shipment is always under threat of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte backs killing of 32 drug suspectswill be asked to answer for all these killings,” Duterte said. “Go ahead [and f
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
will be asked to answer for all these killings,” Duterte said. “Go ahead [and file a case]. I will ask them to put me in a cell beside de Lima,” Duterte added, referring to Sen. Leila de Lima who is detained on drug-related charges. Llanesca T. P... Read more
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Rappler
Drilon hits Pernia for saying criticism vs Duterte a risk to economyto listen to and "trust" the economic team more because the senators "are not a
Rappler / Posted yesterday
to listen to and "trust" the economic team more because the senators "are not as well-versed" on the issue of tax reform. Two of Duterte's fiercest critics, senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila de Lima, belong to the same bloc. – Ra... Read more
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Rappler
How to grow a business, according to Dennis Uydifferent," Uy recalled. The Court of Appeals eventually nullified the resolut
Rappler / Posted yesterday
different," Uy recalled. The Court of Appeals eventually nullified the resolutions issued by former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima that found probable cause to charge Phoenix Petroleum for allegedly violating the Tariff and Customs Code of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Shabu shipment ‘middleman’ arrested for rapejust speculation, propaganda that can be used and misused,” said Abella But Tr
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
just speculation, propaganda that can be used and misused,” said Abella But Trillanes said the government also put Senator Leila de Lima in jail over photos showing her with alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa and his wife in Baguio City sometime... Read more
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Rappler
No evidence vs Paolo Duterte in smuggled shabu case – GordonIV of the opposition pointed out that pictures were used as basis to jail a col
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
IV of the opposition pointed out that pictures were used as basis to jail a colleague, apparently referring to Sen. Leila de Lima, arch-critic of President Duterte. Gordon and Sotto were among the senators present in a meeting with the... Read more
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Sun Star
Kenneth Dong says Duterte son just an 'acquaintance'IV replied: "Problema talaga 'yan. May senador na nakulong dahil sa picture," T
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
IV replied: "Problema talaga 'yan. May senador na nakulong dahil sa picture," Trillanes said referring to detained Senator Leila de Lima. Aside from Dong, Taguba was also questioned about the Davao group. Asked by Senator Manny Pacquiao if he... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bets for president, VP, senator splurge P5.8B in May 2016 pollswon Senate seats. Five candidates for senator won even with much less money spe
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
won Senate seats. Five candidates for senator won even with much less money spent on political ads: Juan Miguel Zubiri, Leila de Lima, Panfilo Lacson, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao, and Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto III who placed Nos. 13, 14, 15, 18, and... Read more
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Rappler
'Middleman' in P6.4-B shabu says Paolo Duterte just an 'acquaintance'Duterte. Photo courtesy of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV Trillanes then said in
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Duterte. Photo courtesy of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV Trillanes then said in Filipino, referring to detained Senator Leila de Lima, “There’s a senator in jail now because of photos.” He was referring to photos of De Lima with alleged drug... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOJ probe of Peter Lim startsRolando Espinosa, is under the government’s witness protection program after he
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Rolando Espinosa, is under the government’s witness protection program after he testified in the drug charges against Sen. Leila de Lima. The PNP complaint tagged Lim as the alleged supplier of illegal drugs to the group of Espinosa. The PNP also... Read more
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The Manila Times
Next SC appointee ‘crucial’ in De Lima caseof President Rodrigo Duterte in the Supreme Court (SC) will be crucial in decid
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Supreme Court (SC) will be crucial in deciding whether to grant the petition of Sen. Leila de Lima seeking the reversal of her indictment and the invalidation of her arrest for drug charges, a source of The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Cebu trader faces drug probeplaced under the government’s witness protection program after he testified in
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
placed under the government’s witness protection program after he testified in the drug charges against detained Senator Leila de Lima. Co, on the other hand, is a high-profile inmate in the New Bilibid Prison who was recently brought back to the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody: Just give me an affidavit on Paolo, I will resignnow, coping with the demands of keeping two families has become easier. Paolo,
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
now, coping with the demands of keeping two families has become easier. Paolo, meanwhile, lashed out at detained Sen. Leila de Lima for telling his father to pay attention to the vice mayor’s alleged drug links. “Look who’s talking, locked up... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima: I'm Duterte's 'punching bag' used as a diversionMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila De Lima on Friday claimed that President Rodri
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila De Lima on Friday claimed that President Rodrigo Duterte is using her to divert attention away from allegations that his son, Paolo, is involved in the entry of billions worth of illegal drugs into the country. De... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima: Duterte diverting attention from BOC mess to protect sonSen. Leila de Lima and President Rodrigo Duterte (File photos by LYN RILLON, an
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Leila de Lima and President Rodrigo Duterte (File photos by LYN RILLON, and JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Senator Leila de Lima on Friday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for diverting the attention from the P6.4-billion drug... Read more
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Sun Star
Seares: Espenido as ‘killer of mayors’stance after the slain mayor’s son Roland “Kerwin” Espinosa disclosed that the
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
stance after the slain mayor’s son Roland “Kerwin” Espinosa disclosed that the police chief introduced Kerwin to Sen. Leila de Lima, who has been detained for alleged bribery and drug trafficking. Soon after the disclosure, Espenido on Dec. 8... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Like Caesar’s wifeMetropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino has filed
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino has filed his own electoral protest against LP Senator Leila de Lima for the last seat in the Senate. Incidentally, Drilon, also from LP, topped the Senate race. Sotto, on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Leni named Liberal Party chairmanreligious and faith-based sectors, arts and culture, and women. In a message r
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
religious and faith-based sectors, arts and culture, and women. In a message read during the meeting, LP member and Sen. Leila de Lima, who is detained on drug charges at the Philippine National Police custodial center at Camp Crame, said she... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte takes a peek at Leila’s jailDAVAO CITY, Philippines — Curiosity got the better of President Duterte when he
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Curiosity got the better of President Duterte when he took a peek at the detention cell of Sen. Leila de Lima at the custodial center of the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters at Camp Crame, Quezon... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Leila will remain in her prison cell, Digong saysEmbattled Senator Leila de Lima will remain inside her prison cell at Camp Cram
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
Embattled Senator Leila de Lima will remain inside her prison cell at Camp Crame, President Rodrigo Duterte said late Wednesday night as he junked calls by several European Union lawmakers for her to be detained in the comforts of her own... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima: Alvarez’ ‘ignorance’ revealed in calling for CHR abolitionSpeaker Davao Del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez and Senator Leila de Lim
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Speaker Davao Del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez and Senator Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS Detained Senator Leila de Lima slammed on Thursday Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s “shockingly deficient comprehension” on the mandate and functions... Read more
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Rappler
Liberal Party holds 1st official meeting post-2016 electionscoalition in the Senate was forced to move to the minority after its members we
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
coalition in the Senate was forced to move to the minority after its members were kicked out of choice committee chairmanships. One of its members, former justice secretary Senator Leila de Lima, was also detained on drug charges which she... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pangilinan is LP president, Robredo is party chairnow facing the opportunity to strengthen our party to become the real party of
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
now facing the opportunity to strengthen our party to become the real party of the people],” he said. Detained Senator Leila de Lima, in a message read by Senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, said she is “proud to be yellow.” “I am proud to be... Read more
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Sun Star
Cayetano's stance on spat with China 'overly-interpreted'and militarization in the South China Sea had been omitted on Asean leaders' jo
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
and militarization in the South China Sea had been omitted on Asean leaders' joint statement released in May. Senator Leila de Lima slammed Cayetano who appeared to be “China’s spokesperson in Asean.” De Lima said the Philippine government... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Missing the pointthat all the nuns, women’s rights groups and civil society organizations that f
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
that all the nuns, women’s rights groups and civil society organizations that fell all over themselves defending Senators Leila de Lima and Risa Hontiveros and, yes, Robredo, when they were supposedly being shamed and bullied, have not uttered a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima wants remarks degrading women stoppedSen. Leila de Lima and President Rodrigo Duterte (File photos by LYN RILLON, an
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Sen. Leila de Lima and President Rodrigo Duterte (File photos by LYN RILLON, and JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Senator Leila de Lima slammed President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday for “regarding women as a commodity” after he promised... Read more
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Sun Star
DOJ chief: Kerwin Espinosa could turn key witness vs Peter Limof Justice placed Espinosa in its Witness Protection Program's (WPP) provisiona
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
of Justice placed Espinosa in its Witness Protection Program's (WPP) provisional coverage after he implicated Senator Leila de Lima in a legislative inquiry in the Senate. A provisional coverage of the WPP could be given to an individual who... Read more
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The Manila Times
The war of the Bautistas and the unmasking of partisan feminismis here that one needs to ask. Where are the feminists? Why are they not defend
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
is here that one needs to ask. Where are the feminists? Why are they not defending Tisha? Feminists came to the rescue of Leila de Lima. They accused the President and some senators of slut-shaming her. They carried placards at press conferences... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte puts up P2-M bounty for cops who killed for Parojinogshe said.Duterte hits De Lima anew Duterte also described as “naïve,” the Liber
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
he said.Duterte hits De Lima anew Duterte also described as “naïve,” the Liberal International members who visited Sen. Leila de Lima in her jail cell in Camp Crame. A critic of Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign, de Lima is now facing charges... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte hits 'tonto' EU officials for 'believing' De Lima'TONTONG EU.' President Duterte scoffs at the label 'prisoner of conscience' gi
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
'TONTONG EU.' President Duterte scoffs at the label 'prisoner of conscience' given to his critic, detained Senator Leila De Lima. Presidential photo MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte had only insults for the European Parliament members... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte puts up P2-M bounty for cops who killed for Pajorinogshe said.Duterte hits De Lima anew Duterte also described as “naïve,” the Liber
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
he said.Duterte hits De Lima anew Duterte also described as “naïve,” the Liberal International members who visited Sen. Leila de Lima in her jail cell in Camp Crame. A critic of Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign, de Lima is now facing charges... Read more
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Sun Star
DOJ chief: Kerwin Espinosa could turn key witness vs Peter Limof Justice placed Espinosa in its Witness Protection Program's (WPP) provisiona
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
of Justice placed Espinosa in its Witness Protection Program's (WPP) provisional coverage after he implicated Senator Leila de Lima in a legislative inquiry in the Senate. A provisional coverage of the WPP could be given to an individual who... Read more
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Rappler
Probe on alleged resurgence of garlic cartel launchedCompetition of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the alleged garlic cartel. L
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
Competition of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the alleged garlic cartel. Looks back to 2014 Former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said in 2014 that DOJ believes that 4 individuals were behind the steep increase in garlic prices despite... Read more
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The Manila Times
High court junks plea to exhume Marcos remainsformer human rights chairman; former senator Heherson Alvarez; Zaira Patricia B
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
former human rights chairman; former senator Heherson Alvarez; Zaira Patricia Baniaga; Algamar Latiph and Sen. Leila de Lima. Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta wrote the ponente or decision. “Wherefore, the motions for... Read more
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Rappler
Supreme Court upholds hero's burial for Marcosgroups, some of which were led by opposition lawmakers Albay 1st District Repre
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
groups, some of which were led by opposition lawmakers Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman and detained Senator Leila de Lima. Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18, 2016 or 10 days after the SC decision,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima urges Duterte to crack down on dangerous beauty productsSen. Leila De Lima. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER FILE Senator Leila de Lima rais
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Sen. Leila De Lima. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER FILE Senator Leila de Lima raised the alarm on Tuesday about the continuous entry of mercury-laden skin care products in the country, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to focus on health issues like... Read more
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The Manila Times
SC puts last nail on coffin against transfer of Marcos remains out of ‘Libingan’former human rights chairman; former Sen. Heherson Alvarez; Zaira Patricia Bani
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
former human rights chairman; former Sen. Heherson Alvarez; Zaira Patricia Baniaga; Algamar Latiph; and Sen. Leila De Lima. Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta is the ponente on the case. Also, the indirect contempt filed by the... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Sereno working to free de Lima’ – sourcesChief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is pushing for the release from jail of deta
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is pushing for the release from jail of detained Sen. Leila de Lima over drug-related charges, Supreme Court sources told The Manila Times. The sources claimed Sereno had been convincing justices to clear de Lima,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Court to junk plea to exhume Marcostheir ruling last year. The petitioners who questioned the hero’s burial inclu
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
their ruling last year. The petitioners who questioned the hero’s burial include Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, former Human Rights chairman Loretta Ann Rosales, former Sen. Heherson Alvarez, Zaira Patricia Baniaga, Algamar Latiph and Sen. Leila de... Read more
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Pilipino Star
UN rapporteur on IDPs should visit Marawi — LeilaMANILA, Philippines - Sen. Leila de Lima has urged the Duterte administration t
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Leila de Lima has urged the Duterte administration to send a formal invitation to United Nations special rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs) Cecilia Jimenez-Damary to look into the growing... Read more
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Rappler
De Lima asks DFA to invite UN expert to probe Marawi humanitarian crisisin an evacuation center in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rapple
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
in an evacuation center in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima called on the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to invite a United Nations (UN) representative to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima wants UN to look into plight of displaced Marawi residentsforced to leave their homes when Islamist terrorists attacked stay in crowded e
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
forced to leave their homes when Islamist terrorists attacked stay in crowded evacuation centers. INQUIRER FILE Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday filed a resolution urging the government to invite United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the... Read more
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Rappler
Indicted? Charged? A guide to court jargonwhether there is probable cause to issue an arrest warrant. This issue is bein
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
whether there is probable cause to issue an arrest warrant. This issue is being contested in the case of detained Senator Leila de Lima. De Lima's camp belives Muntinlupa RTC Branch 204 Judge Juanita Guerrero committed grave abuse of discretion by... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senators upbeat on free tuitionbloc is composed of Senators Franklin Drilon as the minority leader, Francisco
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
bloc is composed of Senators Franklin Drilon as the minority leader, Francisco Pangilinan, Benigno Paulo Aquino IV, Leila de Lima, Antonio Trillanes IV and Risa Hontiveros. President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday signed into law the Universal... Read more
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The Manila Times
Various sectors laud signing of free tuition lawbloc is composed of Senators Francis Pangilinan, Paolo Benigno Aquino 4th, Anto
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
bloc is composed of Senators Francis Pangilinan, Paolo Benigno Aquino 4th, Antonio Trillanes 4th, Risa Hontiveros and Leila de Lima, who is detained at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center on drug charges. Congress has already... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima wants to correct ‘flaw’ in politicians’ recall poll bidsSen. Leila de Lima. (File photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ / Philippine Daily Inquire
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. Leila de Lima. (File photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Sen. Leila de Lima has filed a bill to update the grounds for a recall election to stop elective public officials from perpetuating themselves to power. De Lima,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Don’t bungle free tuition act, Duterte’s economic managers toldto be implemented nationwide. The Senate minority bloc is composed of Aquino,
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
to be implemented nationwide. The Senate minority bloc is composed of Aquino, Senator Franklin M. Drilon as the minority leader, Senators Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan Leila De Lima, Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV and Risa Hontiveros. IDL ADVERTI... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Franklin Drilon is the international ‘liberals’ manwho said he was also linked him to the pork barrel scam. Others expected to be
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
who said he was also linked him to the pork barrel scam. Others expected to be named are Senators Antonio Trillanes IV, Leila de Lima and former budget secretary Florencio Abad. When she accused Drilon earlier, he claimed he did not know... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Human-rights advocate: Killing people doesn’t build a countryreceived criticism for alleged human-rights abuses such as the imprisonment of
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
received criticism for alleged human-rights abuses such as the imprisonment of one of Duterte’s most vocal critic, Senator Leila de Lima. Diokno, one of the lawyers of De Lima, described how the present society is being pervaded by fear. “Those... Read more
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