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With blood pact, new ICAD co-chair Dante Jimenez vows commitment to drug war

Mar 03, 2020 - 9:45 PM

Newly appointed Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chair Dante Jimenez proves his support for the drug war with a thumbprint marked in blood

NEW ROLE. Newly appointed Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chair Dante Jimenez at a press conference in Malacañang on March 3, 2020. Screenshot from RTVM

PACC's Dante Jimenez replaces Robredo as co-chair of anti-drug body

Feb 28, 2020 - 11:08 PM

Jimenez follows Vice President Leni Robredo months after she was removed from the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs

DUTERTE ALLY. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with Dante Jimenez (left) on the sidelines of the Anti-Corruption Summit on November 28, 2017. Malacañang file photo

44% of Filipinos satisfied with Robredo's work as ICAD co-chair

Jan 16, 2020 - 12:11 PM

A near majority of Filipinos agree that the removal Vice President Leni Robredo as ICAD co-chief 'is an admission by the administration that its [drug] war is failing,' says the Social Weather Stations

LESSONS AS ANTI-DRUG CZAR. Vice President Leni Robredo presents her findings and recommendation on the Duterte administration's anti-drug drive, after she briefly served as Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. Photo by OVP

[ANALYSIS] The stroke of genius in Robredo’s drug war report

Jan 09, 2020 - 11:29 AM

For too long Duterte’s war on drugs has hidden behind a veil of fear, lies, and misconceptions. It’s high time for facts and statistics to pierce that veil.

Robredo to Duterte gov't: Drug war data wrong? Numbers came from you

Jan 08, 2020 - 6:35 PM

'Hindi namin imbento iyong data. Iyong data, galing sa kanila,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, after law enforcement agencies claimed she got her drug war numbers wrong

NUMBERS. Vice President Leni Robredo holds up a copy of her drug war report as former Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drug co-chair on January 8, 2020. Photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP

U.P. statistics professor: Robredo computed right in drug war report

Jan 07, 2020 - 8:38 PM

The Philippine National Police says Vice President Leni Robredo's computations are 'not even mathematically acceptable.' A statistician says otherwise.

CORRECT COMPARISON. University of the Philippines Statistics Associate Professor Peter Cayton says Vice President Leni Robredo deduced correctly from government data. OVP photo

After ICAD report, Duterte calls Robredo a 'colossal blunder'

Jan 07, 2020 - 8:24 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte refuses to consider Vice President Leni Robredo's suggestions, saying she has no authority to lecture him

DISMISSING REPORT. President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out at Vice President Leni Robredo after she releases a scalding report on his landmark anti-illegal drug campaign. Malacañang photo

Here are reforms Robredo wants in Duterte gov't's drug war

Jan 07, 2020 - 2:24 PM

From scrapping tokhang to giving more powers to the AMLC to go after drug lords, Vice President Leni Robredo publicizes her drug war recommendations

FROM HER TIME IN ICAD. Vice President Leni Robredo gestures as she discusses her suggestions to reform the war on drugs on January 6, 2020. Photo by OVP

PDEA chief: Robredo's drug war report 'a mere political attack'

Jan 06, 2020 - 6:00 PM

'She has dismissed and ignored all of our government's accomplishments and efforts for the past 3 years,' says Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino

'SADDENED.' PDEA chief Aaron Aquino takes offense in Vice President Leni Robredo's drug war report. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'It's a dud': Malacañang dismisses Robredo's findings on drug war

Jan 06, 2020 - 5:31 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the Duterte administration will only listen to recommendations of experts who have been involved in the anti-illegal drug campaign 'from the very beginning'

Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo's findings from her post as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. Malacañang photo

Senators say war on drugs not a failure but a ‘constant battle’

Jan 06, 2020 - 5:22 PM

'War versus drugs fails only when you stop fighting. It's a constant battle vs drug dealers, drug dependents, corrupt officials, and cerebrally-challenged critics,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III

'FAILURE.' Vice President Leni Robredo publicizes her drug war report on January 6, 2020, after she was fired as ICAD co-chair in November 2019. OVP file photo

Robredo wants DDB, not PDEA, to head anti-drugs body

Jan 06, 2020 - 2:30 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says having the PDEA director general chair the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs is one of the ‘failures’ in the drug war

REMOVE PDEA AS ICAD CHAIR? Vice President Leni Robredo was welcomed by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino during her visit to the DDB-PDEA Building in Quezon City on November 20, 2019. File photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP

'1 over 100': Robredo calls Duterte's drug war a 'failure'

Jan 06, 2020 - 1:50 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo gives the Duterte administration a dismal score in the fight against drugs, saying it was only able to seize 1% of the shabu supply in the Philippines

DRUG WAR 'FAILURE.' Vice President Leni Robredo finally publicizes her drug war report on January 6, 2020 after she was fired as ICAD co-chair last year. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Robredo pokes fun at brief ICAD stint: 'From drug czar to drug char'

Dec 28, 2019 - 9:36 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo describes her 18-day stint as co-chief of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs

20 QUESTIONS IN 3 MINUTES. Vice President Leni Robredo posts a quick Q&A video on her social media accounts on December 27, 2019. Screenshot from Robredo's Facebook page

[OPINION] The implications of Leni Robredo’s ICAD removal

Nov 26, 2019 - 2:44 PM

By firing Robredo, Duterte indirectly confesses to complicity in both the illegal narcotics’ trade and in extrajudicial killings

[OPINION] Fight back, Filipino: Pushing back against the dumbing down of politics

Nov 25, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Leni Robredo knew all along the limitations she faced. Indeed, she said it best: 'I am ready, but the question is: Are you ready for me?'

Panelo denies Robredo firing an attempt to distract from SEA Games mess

Nov 24, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros calls it 'laughable' that Vice President Leni Robredo got fired from her anti-drug post first, instead of officials who are behind the 'embarrassing handling of the SEA Games'

CABINET DAYS. In this file photo, Vice President Leni Robredo and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo chat at the 5th Cabinet meeting of the Duterte administration on August 22, 2016. Presidential Photo

Opposition 'not surprised' by Robredo's firing as ICAD co-chair

Nov 24, 2019 - 10:15 PM

(UPDATED) Senators say the Duterte administration 'got snared in their own trap' and their plan 'to make [Vice President Leni Robredo] look weak backfired'

REMOVED. In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo leads the meeting of the government's Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) at the Quezon City Reception House on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo from Office of the Vice President

Duterte fires Robredo as co-chair of anti-drug body

Nov 24, 2019 - 7:45 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang says this is 'in response to the taunt and dare' of Vice President Leni Robredo for President Rodrigo Duterte 'to just tell her that he wants her out'

robredo-icad-november-8-2019. Photo by OVP

Duterte tells Robredo to check ICAD order for job description – but it's not there

Nov 24, 2019 - 5:29 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's order creating the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs does not specify the extent of its chairperson's powers or access to classified information

CO-CHAIRS. It is unclear whether Vice President Leni Robredo and PDEA chief Aaron Aquino share the same degree of authority as ICAD co-chairs. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Stripped of authority, Robredo doomed to fail as anti-drug czar – Lacson

Nov 21, 2019 - 3:14 PM

‘What’s wrong with the Vice President having access to information?’ asks the senator and former police chief, who says Robredo is actually on the right track in handling the anti-drug campaign

ALL OR NOTHING. Senator Panfilo Lacson says Vice President Leni Robredo should either be given full powers as anti-drug co-chair, or just opt out of it. Photo taken on November 21, 2019, by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Fire her? Robredo says sensitive drug info won't be disclosed

Nov 18, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo gives assurances to the Duterte administration that state secrets won't be leaked to foreign investigators

UNDER THREAT. Vice President Leni Robredo is given an ultimatum by President Rodrigo Duterte. OVP Photo

'I'm used to adjusting,' Robredo says on withholding of drug intel

Nov 16, 2019 - 6:10 PM

'Kung hindi ibigay, fine. Eh ‘di— basta iyong sa akin, gagawin ko iyong lahat,' says the vice president

VICE PRESIDENT. Vice President Leni Robredo was the guest of honor as the Banasi Farmers commemorated the 11th anniversary of their "Walk for Land Walk for Justice, held in Bula, Camarines Sur, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. The Banasi Farmers took on a 444-kilometer march from Bula to Malacañang in November 2008, in their fight for their land.   VP Leni also led the oathtaking of officers of the Camarines Sur Alliance of Agri Fishery People’s Organization, which aims to strengthen farmers and fisherfolk in the province. (Photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP)

Robredo says cleaning up drug lists a top priority

Nov 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

No one has been delisted since 2016, says the vice president, although thousands had already turned themselves in for rehabilitation

VICE PRESIDENT. Vice President Leni Robredo was the guest of honor at the Halyao Awards 2019, held Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Naga City. The event, organized by the Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI), recognizes businesspeople and young entrepreneurs as part of the Bicol Business Month. In her remarks, VP Leni underscored the importance of businesses reaching out to Filipinos in need, and how the Bicol business community has shown excellence. She likewise thanked the MNCCI for all the assistance they have given as a partner under her office's Angat Buhay program. (Photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP)

[EDITORIAL] Ang patibong para kay Leni

Nov 11, 2019 - 9:36 AM

Her high-stakes gambit puts her in the lion's den with little experience, knowledge, and cunning to help her

Robredo won't let drug war duties stop visits to far-flung areas

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:35 PM

'Iyong mga provincial visits kagaya nito, hindi ko iyon babawasan, kasi commitment ko iyon since 2016. Maraming mga communities na umaasa sa amin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

'LAYLAYAN.' Vice President Leni Robredo uses a walking stick to pass through a muddy trail on the way to Sitio Macantog in Barangay Tandang Kutyo in Tanay, Rizal. Photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP

With Robredo at helm of anti-drug body, Diokno hopes killings will stop

Nov 06, 2019 - 9:25 PM

'Under Vice President Robredo's leadership, we hope that the killings will stop, and the government will finally take a better approach to the problem of illegal drugs,' says human rights lawyer Chel Diokno

DIOKNO. Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno says he hopes the drug war killings will stop now that Vice President Leni Robredo has accepted her designation as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. File photo by Antonio Miguel Arugay/Rappler

Controversial Davao cop heads Anti-Illegal Drugs Task Force

May 17, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr is tapped to lead the task force which is under the newly formed Inter Agency Committee on Anti Illegal Drugs

DAVAO COP. Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao in 2014. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

Duterte creates inter-agency body for war on drugs

Mar 10, 2017 - 7:41 PM

The 18 member committee headed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency is divided into 4 clusters: enforcement justice advocacy and rehabilitation

BOOSTING DRUG WAR. President Rodrigo Duterte creates an inter-agency committee and task force focused on his drug war. Photo by Simeon Celi Jr/Presidential Photo

‘WUSINWUG’: Melihat sisi lain fashion

Nov 09, 2016 - 9:34 AM

Untuk kali pertama ICAD 2016 menampilkan pameran instalasi fashion eksperimental

Salah satu instalasi karya seniman Marishka Soekarna yang dipamerkan di sesi WUSINWUG di ICAD 2016. Foto oleh Amelia Stephanie/Rappler.com.

ICAD 2016: Membangun branding Indonesia melalui desain

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Ajang yang menampilkan karya seniman dan desainer Indonesia ini masih berlangsung hingga 7 Desember mendatang

Mengangkat tema 'Design Excellence: Country Branding through Design', ICAD 2016 menggelar diskusi tentang pentingnya 'branding' bagi suatu negara. Foto oleh Amelia Stephanie.

‘ICAD 2016’: Merayakan kreativitas seni dan desain Indonesia

Oct 08, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Mengusung tema ‘Seven Scenes’ menyajikan tujuh proyek kolaborasi karya seniman dan desainer

Salah satu karya instalasi plastik hasil racikan desainer interior Cosmos Gozali yang bertajuk 'The Clouds' yang dipajang di area depan hotel Grand Kemang, Jakarta, tempat penyelenggaraan ICAD 2016. Foto oleh Yetta Tondang/Rappler.com.

FOTO: Karya-karya di Indonesian Contemporary Art and Design 2015

Oct 30, 2015 - 2:03 PM

ICAD 2015 akan diselenggarakan selama lima pekan sejak 28 Oktober hingga 30 November 2015 di Grand Kemang Hotel Jakarta

BOX OF HORIZON. Instalasi ini menggambarkan bahwa persepsi tergantung pada jarak, ketinggian, dan sudut yang terbuat dari 4800 meter benang. Karya Ines Katamso. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler.com

ICAD 2015 ingin jalin hubungan bersama manusia dan Tuhan

Oct 28, 2015 - 8:26 PM

ICAD 2015 mulai diselenggarakan pada 28 Oktober hingga 30 November 2015 di Grand Kemang Hotel Jakarta

ICAD 2015. Festival Director ICAD 2015 Diana Nazir berbincang dengan MC malam pembukaan ICAD 2015 Steny Agustaf. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler