Pacquiao should consider retirement — Lacson

  MANILA – Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao should consider being a full-time public servant after his loss against Australian boxer Jeff Horn in an unanimous decision Sunday afternoon. This was the…

Filipinos urged: Show patriotism beyond Independence Day

MANILA, June 12 — Patriotism should be practiced every day, not just on Independence Day, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday during the flag-raising ceremony in Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite.…

Senate legal counsel reviews ethics complaint vs Sotto

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday said the ethics complaint filed against Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III for the controversial remark he made about single mothers is now…

Time to move on from ‘ugly’ Lopez episode in CA — Lacson

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday said that it’s time to move on from issues that have marred the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejection of Gina Lopez’s nomination as…

Callamard conclusion on PHL drug war ‘arbitrary and unilateral’ — Lacson

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday said the recent statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard about the war on drugs being ineffective is “high-handed.” “Sa akin wala…

Lacson wants PNP chief Dela Rosa to succeed in his job

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson said that he would give constructive criticism to Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa because he wanted him to succeed. Lacson,…

Bottom line of barangay elections is democracy — Lacson

MANILA — Whether barangay (village) officials are involved in illegal drugs or not, Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday said that the bottom line of having an election is democracy. “The…

VP Robredo should correct figures in video to UN narcotics body — Lacson

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday took to social media his disappointment over the video which Vice President Leni Robredo sent to the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs…

Lacson finds inconsistency in Lascañas’ testimony

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson found an inconsistency in the testimony of former cop SPO3 Arturo Lascañas in a Senate inquiry on Monday. Lascañas claimed that so-called vigilante group Davao…

‘Without AFP, PNP, EDSA revolt wouldn’t have succeeded’–Lacson

MANILA — There would not have been a 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution without the intervention of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP). Sen.…

Lacson shares light moment with De Lima

MANILA — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday shared a light moment with colleague Sen. Leila de Lima, who is facing drug trafficking charges, joking about trying to avoid arrest because…

Resumption of Senate EJK probe depends on Gordon

MANILA — It will be up to the chair of the Senate Justice Committee, Sen. Richard Gordon, to call for a resumption on the Senate inquiry into alleged extrajudicial killings,…

Illegal drugs crackdown is everyone’s concern — Lacson

MANILA — While law enforcement authorities are primarily responsible for the crackdown on the illegal drug trade, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said that it is everyone’s concern to monitor their efforts…

PNP chief urged to ‘go beyond’ scolding cops

MANILA — Scolding police officers was “a good start” in the much-needed internal cleansing but it must go beyond that, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday urging Philippine National Police (PNP)…

Give PNP chief Dela Rosa a second chance — Alvarez

MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is backtracking on his call for Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, to resign amid the controversial kidnap-slay of a…