Approve death penalty bill, solon to Senate

MANILA — The chairman of the House of Representatives’ dangerous drugs committee on Wednesday appealed to the Senate for the passage of the death penalty bill amid the smuggling of billions…

Death penalty not yet ‘dead’ in Senate

MANILA, May 11 — Despite being against the reimposition of death penalty, Sen. Francis Escudero on Thursday said that there is still a chance that a measure reviving it could…

Judiciary To Play Vital Role If Death Penalty Is Restored

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – La Union 1st District Representative Pablo Ortega said here that the judiciary would play a very important role once the death penalty is restored because they…

‘Supermajority’ OKs compromise to scrap mandatory use of death penalty

MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday said the mandatory use of death penalty for heinous crimes will be eliminated from the death penalty bill. In a press conference,…

Death penalty bill reaches House plenary for sponsorship

MANILA — The bill seeking to restore the death penalty reached the plenary for deliberation at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro endorsed House Bill No.…

Pangasinan solon asked to vote ‘no’ to death penalty bill

DAGUPAN CITY — Pangasinan Fourth District Congressman Christopher “Toff” De Venecia is being asked in a resolution of the city council here to vote “no” to the house bill seeking…