8 months Koko calls for investigation LGU’s failure to build ‘Bahay Pag-asa’ centers MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senator Aquilino Pimentel III has called for a legislative inquiry on the supposed failure of local government units (LGUs) to build “Bahay Pag-asa” centers and on claims that existing facilities for delinquent children operate under “subhuman conditions.” Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) Pimentel filed Senate Resolution No. 1000 recently as he sought for an investigation on the lack of Bahay Pag-asa centers in the country, which floated amid moves in Congress to lower the minimum age of criminal liability (MACR). In the measure, he urged Congress to “first” look into ... more