Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers called Health Secretary Francisco Duque III a joke after the latter claimed the country had “flattened the curve” since April — a statement he later retracted.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has called out the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Immigration over the whereabouts of some 170,000 alleged “excess” Chinese off-shore gaming workers who entered the country since 2017.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Wednesday sought an amendment to the Local Government Code limiting the population of every barangay to 15,000 inhabitants in all urban areas of the country as certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority.
Malls will be allowed to open their doors to the public in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), Malacañang announced Friday.
President Rodrigo Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to move the reopening of classes to September in areas placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ).
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has called out authorities “to shut down operations and send home” all “tax-cheat” offshore gaming hubs under the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the country.
House Committee on Dangerous Drugs chair Robert Ace Barbers on Monday defended President Duterte’s decision to sack Vice President Leni Robredo as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Council on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Tuesday called on the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to account for and disclose in public the real revenues from Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators or POGOs.
Surigao del Norte 2nd district Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has expressed concern with the alleged inefficient policies of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) in regulating junket operators under the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO).
Surigao del Norte 2nd district Rep. Robert Ace Barbers warned that Chinese-operated gaming hubs under the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) could “revolutionize” the money laundering in the country.
A measure prescribing five years of separation as ground for annulment of estranged couples was recently refiled in the House of Representatives.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Sunday called for a legislative inquiry into power distribution firm Meralco’s basis in incorporating vague renewable energy, system loss and other charges that “seem redundant and add substantial burden to the consumers’ monthly electric bills.”
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Thursday urged his colleagues to help him craft and enact laws that would regulate and prevent offshore online gaming firms from being used as a money laundering tool by big-time drug syndicates and other crime groups.
Malacanang has expressed strong condemnation for the murder of Wenefredo Oloferres, a board member of San Jose town in Dinagat province, over the weekend.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers favors the release of the so-called
celebrity drug matrix.
According to Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers, Siargao Island which is part
of Surigao del Norte is being used by the international drug syndicates as
transshipment point of cocaine
SURIGAO CITY – Administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino has renewed his call for the revival of death penalty following the recent discovery of P257.4-million worth of cocaine bricks along the waters off Burgos town in Siargao Island.
Reelectionist Surigao del Norte first district Rep. Francisco Jose “Bingo” Matugas has expressed concern about the discovery of P257.4-million worth of cocaine bricks along the waters off Burgos town in Siargao Island on Sunday.
SURIGAO CITY – Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief and administration senatorial aspirant Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa insisted that there is no cause for alarm following the retrieval cocaine bricks worth P257.4 million along the waters off Burgos town in Siargao Island on Monday.
SURIGAO CITY – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) party on Tuesday formally forged an alliance with Abante Surigao of the Barbers’ clan to ensure the victory of its senatorial bets in the upcoming midterm polls.
More than 200 kilos of floating cocaine were recovered from the country’s territorial waters in Luzon and Mindanao for the past two months, a Philippine National Police (PNP) official said on Tuesday.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Wednesday1,370 police officers affiliated with candidates in the coming May elections have been reshuffled.
The blocks of “floating cocaine” seized off the country’s territorial waters for the past two weeks are likely to be bound for Australia, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Wednesday.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde on Wednesday said it was too early to conclude that the floating bricks of cocaine found on Philippine shores were part of diversionary tactics by drug syndicates.