Press Statement of Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Basilan Suicide Bombing

Thus said Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Tuesday as he deplored the suicide bombing in Basilan which resulted in the killing of 11 people, including three women and a child, and the wounding of five others.

Give low-level drug offenders option to reform – Barbers

The police should give low-level drug offenders the option to first seek treatment in government rehabilitation centers instead of arresting and letting them rot in prison.

Govt needs suport, not unfounded criticisms – Barbers

Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers today rallied the people behind the Duterte administration and urged critics to propose amendments to the 1987 Constitution instead of attacking efforts to change the course of the country.