Tag: killings

#PingTweets: On the two faces of devaluation

Kapihan sa Senado forum | July 5, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum,Β Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Killing of Mayor Halili
– Criminals getting bolder despite anti-crime drive
– Need for PNP to clamp down on loose firearms
– irregularities surrounding PNP acquisition of Mahindra vehicles
– Inflation up to 5.2%
– TRAIN woes
– National ID bill update
– PRRD clarification he never ordered anti-jueteng operations stopped

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#PingSays: On addressing loose firearms, anti-jueteng ops, Charter change | July 4, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– need for PNP to be stricter vs loose firearms
– recent killings of local officials
– anti-jueteng operations
– proposed amendments to the Constitution by the consultative committee

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πŸ“° Loose firearms are a big problem [Manila Standard]

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From Emil Jurado’s column in theΒ Manila Standard:Β I join Senator Panfilo Lacson, former chief of the Philippine National Police, in urging the administration to go after loose firearms and the private armies that use them.Β  Continue reading “πŸ“° Loose firearms are a big problem [Manila Standard]”

On the Killing of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili

The killing of priests, prosecutors, and former and incumbent local officials in broad daylight and in full view of the public may be suggestive of the impunity and brazenness of those responsible for such acts.

The Philippine National Police should feel challenged, if not taunted. And they must immediately consider stricter firearms control strategies before similar killings could reach ubiquitous levels.

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#PingTweets: On the ICC’s preliminary examination of President Duterte’s anti-drug war

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#PingSays: On testimonies of witnesses in recent killings, Anti-Wiretapping Law | Oct. 2, 2017

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Testimonies of witnesses in recent killings
– Anti-Wiretapping Law

Quotes from the interview…

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Sen. Lacson Presides over the Hearing on Recent Killings, Including that of Kian delos Santos

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Agenda and Guest List for the Senate Hearing on Killings, Including that of Kian delos Santos

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Advisory on today’s Senate hearing

Due to inclement weather, the hearing of the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs regarding recent killings will not push through today, as per Committee Secretary Claire Fuentes-Olay.

We will update you on the rescheduling of the hearing. Thank you.

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