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With blood pact, new ICAD co-chair Dante Jimenez vows commitment to drug war
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
PACC's Dante Jimenez replaces Robredo as co-chair of anti-drug body
Jimenez follows Vice President Leni Robredo months after she was removed from the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
44% of Filipinos satisfied with Robredo's work as ICAD co-chair
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
[ANALYSIS] The stroke of genius in Robredo’s drug war report
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
'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
U.P. statistics professor: Robredo computed right in drug war report
The Philippine National Police says Vice President Leni Robredo's computations are 'not even mathematically acceptable.' A statistician says otherwise.
Here are reforms Robredo wants in Duterte gov't's drug war
From scrapping tokhang to giving more powers to the AMLC to go after drug lords, Vice President Leni Robredo publicizes her drug war recommendations
PDEA chief: Robredo's drug war report 'a mere political attack'
'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
'It's a dud': Malacañang dismisses Robredo's findings on drug war
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'
Senators say war on drugs not a failure but a ‘constant battle’
'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
Robredo wants DDB, not PDEA, to head anti-drugs body
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
'1 over 100': Robredo calls Duterte's drug war a 'failure'
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
Robredo pokes fun at brief ICAD stint: 'From drug czar to drug char'
Vice President Leni Robredo describes her 18-day stint as co-chief of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
‘Disappointed’ Robredo hits PDEA's Aaron Aquino for being two-faced
The Vice President reveals a closed-door meeting with the PDEA chief where Aquino supposedly said he needed her in the ICAD because other agencies do not listen to him
Robredo: Releasing drug war report better than it staying unread by Duterte
Vice President Leni Robredo says her 3rd report on the anti-drug campaign includes recommendations to improve the government's efforts
FACT CHECK: Malacañang’s spin on Robredo’s ‘failures’ as anti-drug czar
The Palace accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of failing to present a new anti-drugs plan, failing to visit communities affected by illegal drugs, and 'baiting' international groups to probe the drug war. Do the claims hold water?
'Nanghihinayang': Lacson says Robredo was on right track as drug czar
Senator and former national police chief Panfilo Lacson laments Vice President Leni Robredo's removal as ICAD co-chair, but says President Rodrigo Duterte does not need to justify his decision
Robredo’s sacking as anti-drugs czar won’t silence her: 'I'm just getting started'
'Ano bang kinatatakutan ninyo? Ano ba ang kinatatakutan ninyong malaman ko?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks the Duterte administration
PNP: We saw nothing wrong during Robredo's weeks in ICAD
'Wala naman tayong nakita na, o wala naman tayong natanggap na mga ulat,' says Philippine National Police spokesman Brigadier General Bernard Banac
Panelo denies Robredo firing an attempt to distract from SEA Games mess
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'
Opposition 'not surprised' by Robredo's firing as ICAD co-chair
(UPDATED) Senators say the Duterte administration 'got snared in their own trap' and their plan 'to make [Vice President Leni Robredo] look weak backfired'
Duterte fires Robredo as co-chair of anti-drug body
(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'
Duterte tells Robredo to check ICAD order for job description – but it's not there
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
Robredo’s access to high-value target list ‘unnecessary’ – Barbers
The chairperson of the House dangerous drugs committee is the latest official to express doubts about sharing drug intel with the Vice President as ICAD co-chair
Duterte executive order reorganizes national cybersecurity committee
With Executive Order 95, the Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary replaces the Department of Science and Technology Secretary as a co-chair of the committee
Robredo writes Duterte: Make my role clear so I can work
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo discloses that she skipped a confidential briefing by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency fearing that President Rodrigo Duterte would use it against her
Aquino to Duterte: If you don’t trust Robredo, why appoint her?
'Puwede ba 'yong itatalaga mo na hindi mo pinagkakatiwalaan? Medyo magulo ata ‘yon,' says former president Benigno Aquino III
Duterte: No Cabinet post for Robredo because 'I don't trust her'
'Ang problema kasi dito, ganito: I cannot trust her not only because...she is with the opposition; I do not trust her because I do not know her,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
No Cabinet post? No problem for Robredo: ‘I’ll just do what I can’
'Basta sa akin, whatever I can do now, I will do. Kapag harangan nila, hindi ko na iyon problema,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Robredo lost Cabinet post due to request for drug war docs, intel – Panelo
(UPDATED) After initially saying Vice President Leni Robredo would be given access to drug war documents, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo now claims this could 'imperil' national security
Año: Robredo can refine plans, but anti-drug operations remains with PNP
Vice President Leni Robredo's link to the public can help measure the effectiveness of anti-drug operations, says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año
Malacañang backtracks, says Robredo's ICAD post not part of Cabinet
The latest statement is a departure from President Rodrigo Duterte's previous promise to make Robredo a Cabinet member
Robredo: More funds needed for separate rehab centers for drug users, pushers
'Tingin natin kailangan dapat mas bigyan ng malaking budget iyong DOH para magawa nila iyong dapat nilang gawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Duterte to fire Robredo if she helps probes vs drug war
President Rodrigo Duterte prohibits Vice President and now Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chair Leni Robredo from aiding foreign investigations against his so-called war on drugs
Robredo to send Duterte weekly recommendations to reform drug war
Vice President Leni Robredo says she is aware that her job as anti-drugs body co-chair is limited to policy-making: 'At the end of the day, it's the President who calls the shots.'
FALSE: Robredo ‘crafts’ own survey of drug users
The Vice President questions the actual number of drug users in the country but is not conducting her own survey
Robredo open to talks with China vs drug smuggling in PH
Vice President Leni Robredo says it's also important to look into Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) reportedly being used as fronts for money laundering
Robredo wants 'clear' baseline data on drug problem by end-2019
While Vice President Leni Robredo acknowledges the challenges on the ground, she says collecting the data is needed to determine whether the anti-drug campaign is effective
U.S. expresses 'full support' for PH anti-drug campaign – Robredo
'Bilang kaibigan ng Pilipinas, gagawin nila ang lahat para tayo ay magtagumpay sa laban na ito,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, whose strategy against illegal drugs is focused on drug demand reduction and rehabilitation
5 fatal obstacles in Robredo’s target of a deathless drug war
It's one thing to criticize the drug war, it's another to implement it. What more to change it?
Robredo: 'Mother's instinct' made me accept anti-drugs post
'Perhaps, it was my instinct as a mother that I accepted this responsibility and that I needed to do this sacrifice for the greater good,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Robredo to seek help of U.S. intelligence to go after drug lords
'The problem of drugs is not unique to us. We won’t be able to solve this on our own. We really need to work with other countries, especially those near us,' the Vice President says
Robredo can scrap Oplan Tokhang – Panelo
'It is a yes, if she wants it,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, when asked if the Vice President will have the power to stop the controversial Tokhang operations
[EDITORIAL] Ang patibong para kay Leni
Her high-stakes gambit puts her in the lion's den with little experience, knowledge, and cunning to help her
The gamble of Leni Robredo
Vice President Leni Robredo is thrust into a world run by men as she helms the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. She would risk everything just to save a life.
Lacson's advice to Robredo: 'Watch your back' as drug czar
Senator Panfilo Lacson says he gave Vice President Leni Robredo some names she could tap to be among her advisers for the war on drugs
PDEA chief Aquino challenges Robredo to join an anti-drug operation
The Vice President has accepted the President's dare to go in and fix what she thinks is wrong with the drug war. Now, the anti-drug chief wants her to check out the frontlines and say exactly what needs fixing.
Robredo opens ICAD meet: The enemy is drugs, not people
With the operators of the war on drugs seated around her, the Vice President wonders aloud whether it is time for an anti-drug program in which 'no one dies senselessly'
Robredo won't let drug war duties stop visits to far-flung areas
'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
Robredo wants faith, human rights groups in anti-drug panel
Vice President Leni Robredo is set to meet with members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs for the first time on Friday, November 8