Leni Robredo’s conclusion that Duterte’s drug war is a “failure” is not supported by evidence

Vice President Leni Robredo finally released her “findings” and “recommendations” on the govt’s illegal drug war policy after her prolonged drum roll and it turns out most of it were the same things she’s been saying before she was assigned as co-chair of the Interagency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD). Her conclusion, after 18 days […]

LP bloc led by Bam Aquino moved to scrap the War on Drugs budget Leni Robredo now desperately needs

Ironic that “vice president” Leni Robredo who had recently been appointed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to co-lead his War on Drugs would now complain about what she considers to be inadequate funding. Below translated to English in a CNN Philippines report is Robredo’s lament on the measly budget of the operation… Funding set for […]

The Philippine Opposition led by the Yellows are not interested in finding solutions to criminality

Critics of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte are denigrating Filipinos who voted for him in 2016. They are pointing out that Duterte’s promise to eradicate criminality in six months had failed and is now handing over a poisoned chalice to “vice president” Leni Robredo. Moreover they are taking this as a point around which they assert […]

As a leader of the Philippines’ War on Drugs, Leni Robredo needs to listen and be open to ideas

Throughout former President Noynoy Aquino’s term that I was criticising him, I would have been happy to be proven wrong because his success meant the country’s success but, unfortunately, I was right about him and his incompetence. I’m praying that I will be proven wrong about about “vice president” Leni Robredo leading the Drug War […]

Now that Leni Robredo leads the War on Drugs, will media still report the “killings”?

The Philippines’ news media industry is in a conundrum now that “vice president” Leni Robredo has been given the reins of the government’s War on Drugs. Together with their cronies in the foreign media, they had been highlighting what they had referred to as “the killings” they took liberties to sensatoinalise in their “reports”. What […]

Will “vice president” Leni Robredo STEP UP to the challenge to lead the War on Crime?

Game on! Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reportedly issued an official statement that grants “vice president” Leni Robredo the resources to mount her own crusade against crime her way. [Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo] said Duterte has ordered all state agencies to “support and cooperate” with Robredo as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs […]

Philippine Opposition exaggerate casualties of Duterte’s War on Drugs to justify ousting him illegally

Former congressman Teddy Casino responded to a tweet of mine where I pointed out the inconsistency of the Philippine Opposition in their regard for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs. The Yellows used to insist that there is no drug problem and that Duterte only exaggerated the issue so he can get elected. Now […]