Among the senators who filed bills seeking to impose death penalty in the country were neophyte Sen. Bong Go and Sen.
Si Sen. Manny Pacquiao ang ikatlong senador na naghain ng panukalang batas para sa parusang death penalty sa drug traffickers.
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The boxing icon-turned-senator proposed to impose a penalty of life imprisonment to death and a fine ranging from P1 million to P10 million on those found guilty of importing and selling illegal drugs. Those who would protect or coddle any violator of the Comprehensive Drug Act would also face a penalty of life imprisonment to death and a fine ranging from P, tp P1 million.
In his explanatory note, Pacquiao said drug trafficking remains "a highly lucrative illicit business with limited risks due to systemic poverty, ineffective criminal justice institutions, outdated drug control laws, poorly controlled maritime borders and public corruption.
Cloture means cutting discussions and debates short, or ordering a member of the chamber to stop speaking so others may take the floor. Although this is allowed at the House of Representatives , the Senate rules do not have any provision on cloture.
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With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now! Philstar Global Corp. All Rights Reserved. My Profile Sign Out. Bong Go and Manny Pacquiao have filed Senate bills seeking to reinstate the death penalty in the Philippines. Pacquiao, Go file bills to revive death penalty. Patricia Lourdes Viray Philstar.
I should have shut my mouth. His arrival marks the unofficial kickoff to a fight week unlike any other in a city used to hosting the biggest fights. So far it doesn't look like promoters underestimated the demand for the fight. I'm happy I can afford to buy them tickets.
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