Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has sought for an investigation into the controversial crackdown of 'tambays' or loiterers
carried out by the Philippine National Police (PNP).
Police are strictly enforcing the ordinance in compliance to President Rodrigo Duterte's "war against tambays or street loiterers
, edited by James Austen, who stayed as a Fellow at St.
In a popular weekly periodical called The Loiterer
, James Austen (Jane's elder brother) described his daily life as a student at Oxford.
Then neglected, Till at last the loiterer
by the gate will wonder At the old, old cottage, the old wooden cottage, And say, 'One might build here, the view is glorious' This must have been a pretty garden once.'
Despite sounding like a joke, his remark is well founded, for one of the issues given over to Oxford types in The Loiterer
, (2) the periodical run by Jane Austen's brother James, confirms such a currency To a blustering student who represents the "Dasher," all tradesmen are to be "resisted by gentlemen" and are "complete raff'; it turns out the young man is himself from a trading family and feels obliged to express his scorn "merely to support his character as a dashing man" (141-42).
ILOILO CITY -- The body of the slain Ilonggo "tambay" (loiterer
) has arrived in his hometown of Concepcion in the northern part of Iloilo province Saturday.
The operation targets poor loiterers
, those who, because of economic deprivation, are standing by idly in streets and other public places, be it daytime or nighttime.
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is offering free skills training for tambays or loiterers
to avoid police arrest, an official announced yesterday.
President Duterte's directive against "tambays" (loiterers
) anti-poor, according to an official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).
How can we rejoice at their proclaimed triumph over criminality when ordinary citizens, whose only fault is to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, are shoved into jail because someone very powerful ordered a crackdown on loiterers
Argoncillo's kin earlier accused police officers of arresting him during the police drive against loiterers
In her weekly radio show, "BISErbisyong Leni," Robredo denounced the ongoing crackdown on "tambays" or loiterers
being implemented by police, calling it another "anti-poor" campaign.
The Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) has expressed support for the police campaign against tambays or loiterers
Around 21,000 people were rounded up by policemen in Metro Manila two weeks after President Duterte ordered an intensified crackdown on street loiterers
and local ordinance violators.