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Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chief

Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chiefBy Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Monday dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo’s report on the drug campaign as “a mere political attack” against President Rodrigo Duterte. “I see her recommendations as a mere political … Continue reading

Robredo to meet with Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs members: Palace
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Robredo to meet with Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs members: Palace

Robredo to meet with ICAD members: Palace By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — A day after accepting the challenge to lead the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has called for her first meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), Malacañang said … Continue reading

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President Duterte ‘serious’ about ‘drug czar’ offer to Vice-President Robredo: Palace

PRRD ‘serious’ about ‘drug czar’ offer to Robredo: Palace By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is “serious” about his offer to Vice President Leni Robredo to lead his administration’s intensified crackdown on illegal drugs, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President would not waste his … Continue reading

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PET revision of ballots in VP poll case nears completion

PET revision of ballots in VP poll case nears completion By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) on Tuesday announced that it has nearly completed the revision of ballots for the pilot provinces in the controversy over the 2016 vice presidential elections between former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and … Continue reading

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Robredo files reply vs. Marcos poll fraud claim over ‘wet ballots’

Robredo files reply vs. Marcos poll fraud claim over ‘wet ballots’ By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday filed a counter-manifestation before the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to answer the opposition filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos … Continue reading