Tag: President Rodrigo Duterte

#PingSays: On actions at Philippine (Benham) Rise, impeachment matters | May 15, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Philippine (Benham) Rise and West Philippine Sea
– impeachment matters

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Kapihan sa Senado forum | May 3, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Ombudsman’s resolution on P6.4B shabu shipment
– PDEA’s releasing of narco list
– Assessment of the government’s anti-drug war
– Charter change and shift to federalism
– CJ Sereno’s impeachment
– PH-Kuwait ties
– Blue Ribbon committee issues
– Senate transfer
– Senate leadership change

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๐ŸŒ Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]

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From Politiko:ย Whoever succeeds President Rodrigo Duterte may become โ€œboringโ€ โ€“ if Duterteโ€™s recent actions are any indication, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.ย  Continue reading “๐ŸŒ Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]”

Will these acts render President Duterte’s successors ‘boring’?

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#PingSays: On fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre, Senate relocation, peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF | April 4, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Senate relocation
– fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre
– SC order on deaths related to anti-drug war
– peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF

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#PingSays: On reports of possible PH withdrawal from ICC, and DOJ case vs Kerwin Espinosa and co. | March 14, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– charges vs suspected drug personalities including Kerwin Espinosa
– reported possible withdrawal of PH from the ICC
– meeting with President Duterte in Malacanang

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Interview on DZBB | March 11, 2018

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Safeguards vs abuse in the law restoring subpoena powers to the CIDG (RA 10973)
– Claim by a UN rights official that President Duterte needs to undergo psychiatric evaluation
– Pursuing legal action vs CPP-NPA ‘terrorists’
–ย ICC’s principle of complementarity
– PRRD telling PNP not to cooperate with UN probe
– Calls by the DILG not to vote for barangay election candidates involved in drugs

Related:ย BATAS NA! Measure restoring subpoena powers to PNP-CIDG signed into law

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On the Senate’s probes on EJKs and the ICC’s ‘principle of complementarity’

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“The complementarity principle … reflects a realization that it is preferable that such crimes are investigated and prosecuted in the country where they occurred.” – Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law

#PingSays: On Cabinet walkouts and Philippines becoming a province of China | Feb. 20, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– President Duterte’s reported statement he will let Cabinet members walk out of congressional hearings if they feel disrespected
– President Duterte’s reported joke of making Philippines a province of China

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