President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the 19th Founding Anniversary of VACC

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017, reiterates that his intensified campaign against illegal drugs, corruption, and criminality will remain unrelenting amid all the criticisms hurled against him. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding TV Station to an official of GMA-7 during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding Teleradio Program to a representative of DZBB 594 KHz for the program ‘Dobol A sa Dobol B’ during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding Radio Reporter Zhander Cayabyab of DZMM 630 KHz during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding Newspaper to an official of the Manila Times during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding Teleradio Anchor Ali Sotto of DZBB 594 KHz during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Media Outstanding Radio Station to an official of the DZBB 594 KHz during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Awardee for Beacon of Courage Pyra Lucas during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo are VACC former chair Matin Diño, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, and VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Law Enforcement to National Capital Police Regional Office Director Oscar Albayalde during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Private Prosecution to Eduardo Bringas during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo are Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Judiciary to Parañaque City Regional Trial Court Branch 259 Judge Danilo Suarez during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his hand to the son of Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Awardee for Local Government Unit Official Gapan City Mayor Emerson Pascual who showed a gesture of respect to the President during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Law Enforcement to National Bureau of Investigation Director Dante Gierran during the 19th founding anniversary of VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Anti-Corruption Campaign to Broadcaster Ted Failon for his program ‘Failon Ngayon’ during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also in the photo is VACC chair Dante Jimenez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the bereaved families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed in a bungled operation in Mamasapano during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also present in the meeting are Board of Trustees of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC). ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the bereaved families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed in a bungled operation in Mamasapano during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also present in the meeting are Board of Trustees of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC). ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the Board of Trustees of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also present in the meeting are Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and the bereaved families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed in a bungled operation in Mamasapano. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on the sidelines of the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows the updated list of those involved in illegal drugs in his speech during the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows the updated list of those involved in illegal drugs in his speech during the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) chair Dante Jimenez during a meeting with the VACC Board of Trustees in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also present in the meeting are Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II as well as the bereaved families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed in a bungled operation in Mamasapano. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Awardee for Media Outstanding TV News Reporter Susan Enriquez of GMA-7 during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Awardee for Media Outstanding Newspaper Reporter Jefferson Antiporda of the Manila Times during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) chair Dante Jimenez confer the VACC Pillars of Criminal Justice System Major Award for Government Service Institution to Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta during the 19th founding anniversary of the VACC in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) chair Dante Jimenez during a meeting with the VACC Board of Trustees in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. Also present in the meeting are Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II as well as the bereaved families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who were killed in a bungled operation in Mamasapano. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect after delivering his speech during the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO