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QC gov't mulls scrapping contract with eZConsult developer due to technical woes
by Franco Luna - June 16, 2021 - 3:00pm
"We took the service of eZConsult to facilitate the registration process, but what do we do if their system itself is the root of the problem?" the local chief executive said. 
Palace: ICC prosecutor decided based on hearsay; 'drug war' deaths were collateral damage
by Franco Luna - June 16, 2021 - 12:18pm
"They were collateral damage, so to speak, arising from a valid police operation," Harry Roque, the president's spokesman, said in an interview on the ABS-CBN News Channel.
Gilas bares 12-man lineup vs South Korea
by Franco Luna - June 15, 2021 - 4:49pm
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas confirmed the roster in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. 
DFA warns 'drug war' probe may discourage other states from joining ICC
by Franco Luna - June 15, 2021 - 1:49pm
"By her act, the outgoing Prosecutor likewise undercuts the attractiveness of the Rome Statute to States that may be considering accession," the foreign affairs department said. 
With a year left in Duterte's term, UNODC says shabu still a major problem in the Philippines
by Franco Luna - June 14, 2021 - 6:21pm
"We have to be honest with ourselves. The 'drug war; really failed. Almost nothing changed with the illegal drugs situation. It's still chronic. If it succeeded, then there should be a significant dent on the drug...
Davao City cases up due to more testing, Mayor Duterte says
by Franco Luna - June 14, 2021 - 1:19pm
Robredo, who has a weekly radio show, did not comment on the Davao City mayor or her leadership.
Unidentified gunmen kill Bukidnon town councilor — local police
by Franco Luna - June 13, 2021 - 4:23pm
(Updated) "The motive of the incident is still undetermined," local police said.
Robredo to 1Sambayan: Create spaces for unity, inclusivity in opposition
by Franco Luna - June 13, 2021 - 2:34pm
"We must be open again. We must always be open, and we must have space to listen to those others. Because if we are closed, nothing will happen," Robredo said.
Eight barangay captains charged over 'lax' enforcement in mass gatherings
by Franco Luna - June 10, 2021 - 3:37pm
"This is a reminder to the leaders of our barangays that we are serious in our campaign against the pandemic. We will not turn a blind eye on (sic.) this negligence if it makes the coronavirus situation worse," Año...
PNP brushes off criticisms as groups call for review of issuance, service of warrants
by Franco Luna - June 10, 2021 - 11:33am
“There will always be accusations of police abuse in all manner of our operations but if we were to give weight to all these attributions of wrongdoing on our policemen, even without proof, we would no longer...
Robredo condemns use of landmines behind death of Absalon cousins
by Franco Luna - June 9, 2021 - 5:51pm
"It is a violation of the law, of human rights, of the rules of war, and of our very understanding of the limits of what man can do to his fellow man," Robredo said in Filipino. 
Charges prepared against Calbayog mayor's son, cops after ambush-shootout
by Franco Luna - June 9, 2021 - 5:03pm
In the aftermath of the killing, police insisted that the shootout started after Aquino's security detail fired first.
Whistleblower in 'vaccine for sale' may sue PNP for inclusion as suspect
by Franco Luna - June 9, 2021 - 1:14pm
The offer, the ACG said, "showed intent to sell and alleged involvement in the illegal activity."
Guidelines for PWD, senior online discounts not drafted after all
by Franco Luna - June 8, 2021 - 4:09pm
"The JAO is still a draft and will still be presented to our principals for further comments as well as our respective Legal Offices, and then will go through stakeholder consultation. After the public consultation,...
QC moves to contain COVID-19 cases after councilor's feeding program
by Franco Luna - June 8, 2021 - 1:09pm
"Having said that, of course, I do believe that was a superspreader event. Because when they went back into their lines, they were very close to each other."
PNP eyes checking cops' mental health to keep them from harming selves, others
by Franco Luna - June 7, 2021 - 1:19pm
“Aside from ensuring his treatment in the hospital, it is best that this police trainee be subjected to psychological counseling and evaluation,” Eleazar said.
PNP chief: Cops may avail of coronavirus jabs from LGU vaccination centers
by Franco Luna - June 7, 2021 - 11:19am
“I assure you that there will be no coercion but we will expect our police to be more serious in helping the success of the national vaccination program by showing our countrymen the importance of vaccination...
QC gov't: People's Law Enforcement board can handle complaint against killer cop
by Franco Luna - June 6, 2021 - 3:21pm
"While the PLEB will still give him his right to procedural due process, I am giving my personal guarantee that we will dismiss Zinampan from the service the soonest," Calinisan told Philstar.com.
PBA eyes Antipolo, Pasig as venues for season opening
by Franco Luna - June 3, 2021 - 3:30pm
"We'll discuss the finer details of plans after June 15," said Marcial, hoping NCR Plus eases into a more lenient quarantine status that would allow the PBA to hold games either in Pasig or Antipolo.
QC cop who killed 52-year-old already slapped with criminal, admin charges
by Franco Luna - June 3, 2021 - 12:22pm
"My point was just that this police officer had no shame. Anyway, I'm asking for forgiveness," he also said in Filipino. 
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