Human Rights Watch deputy Asia director Phil Robertson might want to concentrate his human rights protests in his native United States first, before criticizing the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday clapped back at Miss Universe Catriona Gray for opposing the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, when the bill was patterned partly after the laws of her country of birth.
No thanks to a weak anti-terrorism law in the form of the 2007 Human Security Act, the Philippines is becoming a laboratory for international terrorist groups, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Peddle disinformation. When caught, shift the topic. Repeat.
If Filipinos want to be the world's No. 1 in terms of terrorism, then by all means they can junk the anti-terrorism bill, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday night.
What do you call a lawmaker who votes in favor of a bill, then withdraws it because he or she supposedly failed to read it?
Could the emergence of dummy accounts on social networking giant Facebook be a scare tactic against the anti-terrorism bill?
Zero out of three. This is how Sen. Panfilo Lacson views the fitness, qualification, and competence of Francisco Duque III to stay at the Department of Health's helm.
Once the Anti-Terrorism Bill is enrolled and transmitted to Malacanang, its fate will lie not just in the hands of President Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
If you think the anti-terrorism bill passed by the Senate and House of Representatives is tough, wait till you read its safeguards.
House members who claim they will withdraw their "yes" votes for the Anti-Terrorism Bill can so so, but only before the media, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
Bomber na, recruiter pa! Without anti-terror measure, jailed terrorists can recruit other inmates to…
Without an effective anti-terrorism measure in place, terrorists can pose a threat even in jail - by recruiting other inmates to their "cause," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Groups against the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 may have a headstart in sowing disinformation but the truth will ultimately catch up with them, just like in the case of the National ID system, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
A possible class suit may loom against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III over failure to provide benefits under the Bayanihan 1 Act to health workers who got sick due to COVID-19.
Just what kind of amulet does Health Secretary Francisco Duque III have, such that he continues to stay at his Cabinet post despite his emerging pattern of failure and finger-pointing?
Could some groups vehemently opposed to the anti-terror bill be afraid they might become liable if a court declares the New People's Army a terrorist group?
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not bothered by some groups' reported plans to question the anti-terrorism bill before the Supreme Court, saying it is their right to do so.
Terrorism knows no timing nor borders. As such, some of our country’s policy-makers, especially our people, should know better than just criticizing and believing the massive disinformation campaign against the anti-terrorism bill.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday blasted the fake news peddled by those opposing the anti-terrorism bill, starting with claims that one can be arrested on mere suspicion.
President Rodrigo Duterte's "change of heart" in abrogating the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement is a welcome development for the Philippines' defense and economic security, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
How can we heal as one when they can’t heal their own?
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday night fumed over the failure of the Department of Health to compensate 32 health frontliners who died while fighting the COVID-19 threat.
There are enough safeguards in place in the Anti-Terrorism Bill against possible abuses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson maintained Tuesday.
Under a General Community Quarantine, citizens now have a bigger responsibility to make sure COVID-19 does not spread - yet, the state still has to do its share, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.