President Rodrigo Duterte has denied involvement in the death of Tanauan City, Batangas mayor Antonio Halili, who was shot dead during the flag raising ceremony at the capitol in July.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has assured that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has not yet dropped its probe over the killings of local government executives.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday said he does not think President Rodrigo R. Duterte would declare martial law because of the recent killings of local officials.
Despite the spate of killing of local executive, the present situation does not necessitate the imposition of a nationwide martial law, Malacanang on Monday said.
Authorities are urging the public to work closely with the police for any leads into the recent spate of killings of local chief executives.
Senator Panfilo Lacson bared that assassinated Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili has told him about a retired Philippine National Police (PNP) general who is out for his post.
Malacañang on Saturday (July 7) called for all Filipinos to resolve the spate of killings of local politikos after Trece Martires, Cavite Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan was shot dead.
Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed that his longtime friend, assassinated Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, idolized President Rodrigo Duterte when he was still alive and wanted to emulate his anti-drugs and criminality drive in the city and even campaigned for him during the 2016 elections despite being part of the then-ruling Liberal Party.
It may still be too early to say if the killing of Tanauan City (Batangas) Mayor Antonio Halili last July 2 is a preview of the 2019 local elections, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Communist Party of the Philippines founding chair Jose Ma. Sison is still not comfortable to come home to the country, especially after the assassination of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili.
Senator Panfilo Lacson hit President Rodrigo Duterte Thursday (July 5) for linking slain Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili to drugs just hours after his fatal shooting.
The family of the late Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili suspects that the government may be behind the fatal shooting of the local executive on Monday (July 2), Senator Ping Lacson said.
Opposition lawmakers on Wednesday warned about the worsening “climate of violence and impunity” following the separate assassination of two town mayors this week.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a thorough probe on the deaths of Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili and General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote.
Malacañang vowed to get to the bottom of killings of mayors following reports that Mayor Ferdinand Bote of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija was shot dead on Tuesday afternoon.
Malacanang on Tuesday defended the remarks made by President Rodrigo Duterte hours after controversial Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was assassinated while attending a flag raising ceremony last Monday.
Senators condemned the ambush on a Nueva Ecija town Mayor Ferdinand Bote just a day after the assassination of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili.
Senator Win Gatchalian joked in an environmental forum on zero waste that a tokhang-like drive against those who refuse to segregate garbage may be launched.
Following the assassination of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said President Rodrigo Duterte has turned the Philippines into the “murder capital of Asia.”
President Rodrigo Duterte suspects Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was killed due to his alleged links to the illegal drug trade.
Senator Ralph Recto has denounced the killing of Mayor Antonio Halili of Tanauan City, Batangas and called on the police to apprehend the killer on…
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has refused to touch a probe into the killing of Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili.