Romeo Acop - updates

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First line of defense? 'Not doctors, but people staying home'

Mar 29, 2020 - 3:51 PM

The home is the first battleground, two former congressmen tell the Duterte government's National Task Force COVID-19

LAST LINE OF DEFENSE. Military at checkpoints and health workers in hospitals use face shield made by JRMSU. JRMSU photo

Finding P6.8-B shabu already 'wishful thinking'

Aug 30, 2018 - 12:16 PM

'I think that would be wishful thinking already, from all the indiciations that we have,' says Representative Romeo Acop

WHERE IS IT? PDEA agents secure four empty magnetic scrap lifters, similar to the two abandoned inside a 40-foot container at the MICP with an estimated 500 kilos of Shabu, inside a warehouse in Cavite on August 10, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

House panel to compel PDEA chief to attend P6.8-B shabu shipment hearing

Aug 14, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino has not cooperated in any House probes into drug smuggling, says retired police general-turned-congressman Romeo Acop

NO SHOW. PDEA chief Aaron Aquino fails to attend the House probe into the smuggling of P6.8-billion shabu into the country. Screenshot by Rappler

Lawmakers contest opt-in clause, fiscal autonomy, autonomous uniformed services in BBL

May 22, 2018 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Leaders of the House meet with government officials and members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission to discussed the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law amendments

BBL MEETING. House leaders meet with the Bangsamoro Transition Commission and government officials on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law on May 22, 2018. All photos from House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

Did Sereno favor court nominees? 5 justices asked to testify

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Representatives Ramon Rocamora and Kaka Bag-ao caution against calling all the justices, saying the House panel is resorting to a fishing expedition

Lawmakers fear rivals may use drug war against them

Aug 31, 2017 - 5:43 PM

House members asks PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa to make sure that all targeted politicians are verified narcopoliticians

DRUG LIST. President Rodrigo Duterte shows the latest list of those suspected of involvement in illegal drugs. Malacañang photo

House panel rejects Marcelino's testimony in Bilibid probe

Oct 06, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Lawmakers instead plan to use Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino s testimony on the 2014 NBP raid in a separate joint hearing

NO TESTIMONY. Congressmen move to disallow Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino from testifying on October 6. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Aug 19, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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House to probe drug use in Bilibid during De Lima’s time

Aug 19, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Some Duterte allies in the House want a congressional inquiry – in aid of legislation – into the drug use at the maximum security prison when Senator Leila de Lima was still justice secretary

UNDER SCRUTINY. Senator Leila De Lima holding a press conference at the Senate on August 18 after President Rodrigo Duterte's claimed that she had an affair with her driver allegedly linked to the drug trade. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/PRIB

Ex-cops, soldiers now congressmen: Replace NAIA chief over laglag-bala

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:43 PM

Former law enforcers now in Congress also suggest that inspection officers just release passengers for further investigation if they do not seem like the usual violators

LAGLAG BALA. Saturday group calls for congressional inquiry on the bullet-planting scheme in NAIA.

Acop, Romeo

May 13, 2013 - 8:39 PM