November 13, 2018 – I want to clarify the story, “Barbers cleared Lapena of accountability,” which came out in today’s media and social media. The statement was taken from yesterday’s press conference at “Ugnayan sa Batasan” wherein a reporter asked me if I believed former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Isidro Lapena should be made […]
Barbers filed House Bills 8371 and 8372 which seeks to increase penalties against ‘flying voters’ and amend the election registration period from 120 days to one year before a regular election
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers is seeking the amendment of Republic Act No. 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law by repealing the imposed excise taxes on fuel or Section 43 of the law.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has lauded the approval of the bill seeking to grant extended maternity leave to employees in the government and private sector.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said this on Friday after noting how valuable intelligence information on drug operations was shared irresponsibly with low-level intelligence personnel.
Barbers, chairman of the House of Representatives’ committee on dangerous drugs, said interactive platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter had become essential sources of information by the public
The drug scourge has become so dangerous and complicated as international and local syndicates are adopting innovative ways in sneaking illegal drugs into the country, Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said on Wednesday.
urigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers commended officials of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for the seizure of P3.5 billion worth of shabu
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Tuesday thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law a measure that created a national identification system.
Broadcast media should devote 20 minutes of regular airtime a day for Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to inform the people of social issues such as drug abuse and prevention
Press Statement of Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers re ISIS-Inpired Suicide Bombing in Basilan
“Reports that Monday’s terrorist attack in Basilan that killed 10 people (not 11 as the military clarified) was an ISIS-inspired operation should be condemned by all peace-loving nations.
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.
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.
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.
Lawmakers from 10 ASEAN countries on Wednesday braced themselves against the evils of illegal drugs and vowed to provide peoples of the regional economic bloc with a “secure, stable, and drug-free environment for future generations.”