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Left-leaning party-list groups lose hold in 2019 polls

Left-leaning party-list groups lose hold in 2019 polls

Left-leaning groups that once dominated the party-list race fell back in the 2019 mid-term polls, giving way to the Tulfo brothers-backed Anti-Crime and Terrorism through Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) to rise on top. As of 4:53 a.m. Saturday, at least 98.05 percent of election returns were already transmitted from precincts and ACT-CIS leads the...

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30-day detention for terror suspects sought

30-day detention for terror suspects sought

Top security officials proposed a 30-day detention period for terror suspects even without valid court order. This proposal was made during the Senate’s Public Order and Dangerous Drugs Committee hearing chaired by Senator Panfilo Lacson on the proposed amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007. HSA prevents suspected terrorist from being detained for...