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Pres. Duterte names 3 more ‘narco’ officials

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte showing his list of ‘narco’ politicians:“This is the drug industry of the Philippines. In here are the names of the municipal mayors, almost all of the barangay captains and a senator…”

 

President Rodrigo Duterte once again showed his thick narco list containing names of governor, congressman, mayor, policemen, some military personnel and barangay captains who are allegedly involved in illegal drug trade.

After several months, three new names have been publicly revealed.  They are former Iligan City officials Rep. Vicente Belmonte, Mayor Lawrence Cruz and Mayor Willy Lim.

The President made the statement when he led the awarding of the outstanding overseas Filipinos and organizations on Monday afternoon.

Aside from this, the President also mentioned about a senator who is allegedly involved in illegal drugs but was still recognized internationally.

“This is the drug industry of the Philippines. In here are the names of the municipal mayors, almost all of the barangay captains and a senator who was playing at the same time and she was glorified with an award in Washington, D.C. ,” he said.

Meanwhile, President Duterte ordered on Monday the release of P1-B fund for the rehabilitation and medication of drug addicts.

Next year, President Duterte will also implement the limit of up to two security officers per politician.

“I will impose the two-limit, two security officers and the rest will go back.  That’s what I said,” confirmed Duterte.

The President has already mentioned before that he will revive the Alunan Doctrine, which limits the armed guards of local officials.  — Rosalie Coz | UNTV News and Rescue

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Duterte wants pursuit of ‘labor-only contracting’ firms

by UNTV   |   Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2018

FILE PHOTO: PHL President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (Cerilo Ebrano / Photoville International)

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to submit a report on companies engaged in labor-only contracting.

These are companies that implement repeated short-term employment contracts better known as “cabo” and 5-5-5 schemes.

The president gave the labor department 30 days to submit the report to the Office of the President.

The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) was also ordered to coordinate with the labor secretary in relation to the order.

According to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, this is still part of the president’s promise.

“To crack down on them because the promise was to end 555 — end. Ang promise ng Pangulo, habang ganiyan ang depinisyon ng contractualization na hindi lahat ay bawal, kung hindi iyong mga cabo lamang, sisiguraduhin ni Presidente wala talagang 555 at wala talagang cabo,” said the presidential spokesperson.

(To crack down on them because the promise was to end 555 — end.  The president promised, while the definition of contractualization says not everything is prohibited but only “cabo”, the president will ensure that there will be no more 555 and cabo schemes.)

On Thursday, Malacañang said the president will no longer sign an executive order banning contractualization of workers.

Roque said it is the duty of the Congress to enact laws that will ban all types of contract labor in the country.

Duterte, however, will possibly certify the proposed bill as urgent to speed up its progress in Congress. — Rosalie Coz | UNTV News & Rescue

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2 drug suspects caught in the act of drug use

by UNTV   |   Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2018

Drug suspects caught in the act of using drugs

MANILA, Philippines — Two drug suspects were caught in the act of using alleged illegal drugs in Barangay Pag-asa, Binangonan, Rizal.

The suspects were identified as Marc Adrian Lipio, 26, and Narl Jay Fernandes, 24.

Two sachets of suspected shabu and other drug paraphernalia were confiscated by the authorities in the operation.

“Yung ating mga tao, may mga impormante kasi kami — mga concerned citizen na nagsabi na mayroon daw na naggagamitan ng shabu. Ayun, kayo naman nakakita kanina. Inamin naman mismo nung dalawa na talagang gumagamit sila. At yung nakuha sa kanila, kabibili lang daw nila,” said Binangonan police chief PSupt. Eduardo Deluna Balita.

(Our informants, they are concerned citizens who told us about these shabu drug users.  As you have seen earlier, the two admitted to using illegal drugs.  The drugs that were confiscated from them were newly bought.

Based on the investigation, a drug dealer alias George sold drugs to the suspects.

The two admitted to possessing the seized drugs.

“Opo. Minsan na nga lang. Wala po eh. Natyempohan e,” said Lipio.

(Yes, but we only use it sometimes. It was bad timing.)

The two will face charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. — UNTV News & Rescue

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PDP-Laban reveals senatorial slate for 2019 polls

by UNTV   |   Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Ruling party PDP-Laban has bared its senatorial line-up which includes 20 personalities for the 2019 midterm elections.

Among them are six re-electionists namely, Senators Grace Poe, Sonny Angara, Cynthia Villar, JV Ejercito, Nancy Binay and Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.

The line-up is also composed of Representatives Ace Barbers, Albee Benitez, Karlo Nograles, Zajid Mangudadatu, Geraldine Roman, Reynaldo Umali and Pia Cayetano.

Also included in the slate are secretaries Special Assistant to the President Secretary Bong Go, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque,  presidential political adviser Francis Tolentino, communications assistant secretary Mocha Uson, musician Freddie Aguilar, former interior secretary Raffy Alunan and TV reporter Jiggy Manicad.

According to the Senate president, the senatorial bets should express their support to the platforms of the political party.

“Titingnan natin ang service to the party. Tulungan naman ang partido. Alam mo number one advocacy namin federalism. Dapat magpakita sila na active sila sa federalism movement,” said Pimentel.

(We will look at their service to the party. The party is very supportive. Our number one advocacy is federalism. Members should show their active support to the federalism movement.)

The Senate president also said that the line-up will undergo the scrutiny of the party chairman, President Rodrigo Duterte.

The final line-up of the party’s senatorial slate is set to be released in September. — UNTV News & Rescue

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