Category Archives: bato

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Media Interview. 05 Sept. 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s media interview, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk MEDIA INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE 55TH METROBANK ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION [Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Manila, BGC, Taguig City | 05 September […]

Lorenzana, ‘Bato’ on opposite sides of deploying abusive cops to Marawi

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 6 July) – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana considered the reassignment to Marawi City of two police officers accused of beating up suspected violators of an ordinance in Mandaluyong City a bad move. Speaking in a press briefing here on Thursday, Lorenzana said PO1s Jose Tandog and Chito Enriquez are not the kind of police […]

Bato: bomb found near US Embassy in Manila transported by land from Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 01 December) – The improvised explosive device (IED) found in a garbage can near the US Embassy along Roxas Avenue in Manila Monday came all the way from Lanao del Sur in Mindanao, transported on board a Toyota Revo, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa told a press conference […]

Dela Rosa aims 100% success in fight against drugs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Aug) –Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa is aiming to deliver a 100-percent success in the fight against illegal drugs within the first three to six months, as promised by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Dela Rosa told a press conference at the Camp Quintin Merecido in Panacan that […]

PNP stats on the drug war: In 2 weeks: 135 killed, 1,844 arrested, 66K ‘surrenderees,’ 43K homes ‘visited’

BY OFFICIAL POLICE DATA, from July 1 to 13 this year, the Duterte administration’s war on crime has already chalked up big, if macabre, numbers: 135 persons killed or about 10 persons a day on average, and 1,844 arrested or about 141 persons a day on average. In two weeks’ time, the campaign has also […]