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El Presidente’s fight

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AS A player, Ramon Fernandez is undoubtedly one of the best. A certified superstar. A legend in his own right. The PBA’s “El Presidente.” He is a four-time PBA MVP (1982, 1984, 1986 and 1988) and 19-time champion with Toyota,…

Remove plunder minimum; check verdict implementation

First of all, belated birthday greetings to Conrado Ching, president of the Bureau of Immigration Press Corps and the airport media group called ‘Sarap.’ He is being greeted by friends and members of the press organizations he leads. From our…

When taxmen do their job

THE administration of President Duterte is bent on reforming the country’s taxation system so it can collect the needed funds for the massive infrastructure development aimed at boosting the economy. In doing so, our taxmen are working double time to…

Hoax!

Ped Xing The slower we move, the faster we die. We are not swans; we are sharks. —George Clooney in Up in the Air Tall tales are tempting. But hoaxes are the handiwork of scoundrels, con men. And those who…

‘Ping, Poca and Bato’

Crame Files I’M referring to former PNP chief-turned-Senator Panfilo ‘Ping’ Lacson, retired police general-turned- Antipolo (2nd District) Representative Romeo ‘Poca’ Acop and PNP chief, Gen. Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa who all showed up during the 5th founding anniversary of the…

’Yang P2B ni President Duterte

HINDI naman madaling paniwalaan ang mga isyung inilalabas ni Trillanes laban kay Pangulong Duterte. Halos dalawang linggo na lang bago mag-eleksiyon ay inilabas na niya ang isyu ng sinasabing bank deposit ni Digong sa BPI Pasig branch. Naging malaking isyu…

Burden of proof

DALAWANG magkakasunod na latigo ang inihambalos ni Senador Antonio Trillanes laban kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Una, ang muling pagbuhay sa hamon na bigyan siya ng awtorisasyong pabuksan ang bank account para pasinungalingan ang bintang na nagkamal ito ng P2.2 billion…

NPA puwede na rin sa militar!

KAPANSIN-PANSIN, mga kabayan, na pagkatapos ng mga “pagkilos” o ‘protest action’ ng mga “progresibong grupo” malimit nating mabasa sa mga “pader”, at kahit sa mga ‘center island’ ng mga kalsada ang ‘recruitment slogan’ ng mga ‘Nice People Around’ (NPA), na:…

Salamat Comm. Nic Faeldon!

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BAGO ang lahat binabati muna natin ang tatlong masasayang kawani ng Bureau of Customs na bagong promote bilang mga COO V. Ang tinutukoy natin ay sina Jess Llorando, Khalil Manabilang at siyempre ang kaibigan nating Xander Bautista, na pinsan ng…

Andap

Malamig ang bawat araw ngayon sa ating bayan. Higit na mabuti na ito kaysa mainit, sabi ng isa kong kaibigan. Ayaw niya ang pagdating ng tag-araw. Napakainit aniya. Sa loob ng tatlong dekada, ngayon lang nakaranas ng matrinding lamig ang…

Are you just kidding, Mr. President?

RECENTLY President Rody Duterte admitted that only two out of five of his public statements are true. The rest are just wisecracks. Coming straight from the horse’s mouth, those words should provide Secretaries Martin Andanar, Ernesto Abella, Salvador Panelo and…

Oldies but goodies?

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YOU can chalk up another score for the oldies in Philippine sports. This after the last board meeting of PHILTA where supposedly, an election was going to be held to select a new president to succeed 82-year- old Buddy Andrada,…

Another shocker to shake us into action

The images of human suffering in Surigao caused by the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that killed eight people, injured about 200, disrupted power and water supplies, and damaged homes, buildings, roads and bridges, highlights the need for authorities to be on a…

PMA ‘Tanglaw Diwa’ Class of 1992

I’m dedicating this column to members of Philippine Military Academy ‘Tanglaw Diwa’ Class of 1992 who marked their 25th year in the armed services and were the Silver Jubilarians during the PMA homecoming in Fort del Pilar in Baguio City…
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