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Lawmakers squabble at House hearing on amending Charter

Oct 12, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Surigao Del Norte Representative Robert Ace Barbers and Surigao del Sur Representative Prospero Pichay Jr get into a heated argument at a hearing of the House committee on constitutional amendments

SQUABBLE. Lawmakers try to keep apart Representatives Prospero Pichay (right( and Ace Barbers (left). Sourced photo

Illegal trade in Bilibid: Up to P100M goes around every day – witness

Oct 10, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Inmate Jaybee Sebastian reveals paying prison officials P100 000 a week to turn off signal jammers so inmates are able to communicate to trade drugs

KEY WITNESS. High profile inmate Jaybee Sebastian appears before the House committee on justice as resumes its probe on October 10, 2016 into the proliferation of drugs in the New Bilibid Prison. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Congressmen justify drug war extension

Sep 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Barbers chairman of the committee on dangerous drugs says the campaign against illegal drugs should not be time bound

SUPERMAJORITY. Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Barbers, and Deputy Speaker Frederick Abueg defends President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a 6-month extension on the drug war. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Lawmaker wants sidewalks, public roads cleared of obstructions

Aug 11, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Ace Barbers says his bill will help ease urban traffic