The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) on Monday, March 27, held a celebration of the National Women’s Month at the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City filled with hope and compassion.Read More
March 27, 2017
We note that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been included in Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential persons in the world.
In a span of one week, NYT has published a news feature, “Becoming Duterte: The Making of a Philippine Strongman,” narrating the rise to power of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte under the context of violence; wrote an editorial, “Accountability for Duterte,” with jailed mutineer Gary Alejano and Jude Sabio, lawyer of self-confessed assassin Edgar Matobato continue reading : From Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella on the New York Times Video
From Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella On Human Rights Watch Deputy Asia Director Phelim Kine’s remarks that PRRD has “finally acknowledged” that the war on drugs is “a war on the poor” and exposes the chief executive’s “contempt for lives”March 27, 2017
The war on drugs is not targeted at any particular segment of society. However, the most prevalent drug in the Philippines is shabu, dubbed as poor man’s cocaine.