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Vigilante killings, nahahaluan na ng pangungulimbat

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On the beat DAPAT na sigurong tutukang mabuti ng kapulisan ang ginagawang pamamaslang ng hinihinalang miyembro ng vigilante group lalo na’t lumilinya na rin sila sa pangungulimbat ng mga gamit at salapi ng kanilang mga pinapaslang. Kung dati kasi ay…

Comm. Nick Faeldon ‘pinalitan’ (ulit)

HINDI na tayo nagtataka, Pareng Vic Reyes, kung bakit kahit “intriga” at “tsismis,” napilitan na ang tanggapan ni Bureau of Customs (BoC) Commissioner, Nick Faeldon, na “patulan” ang kumakalat sa pantalan na “papalitan” na siya ni Pang. Digong. Sa ganang…

Can SSS raise pension sans premium hike?

Insights.xlr8 It was good news intertwined with bad. As many rejoiced over President Duterte’s approval of a P1,000 increase starting this January or February in the pension of about 2.2 million members of the Social Security System, many also were…

May ‘5-6’ ban not open floodgates to harassment

THE government is now cracking down on informal, usurious lenders in the entire country, to the point of threatening to deport those who will violate the prohibition or having them arrested even without a warrant. The intentions of President Duterte…

Bossing Vic Sotto, hindi na sasali sa MM Film Festival!

HINDI na isasali pa sa Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) ngayong 2017 ni Bossing Vic Sotto ang dekada nitong comedy film na Enteng Kabisote (EK). Mukhang napikon yata ang mister ni Pauleen Luna sa patutsada ng ilang nagdudunung-dunungan na ‘netizens’…

Duterte book takes RP by storm

THERE’s a book that was recently launched and is creating a stir in the public. In fact, the soft-launching of the book, Duterte Chronicles: The Storm from Davao, shook the Manila Hotel recently. Written by Edwin Cordevilla and published by…

ERC takes a stand

Ped xing “Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.” – Earl Nightingale, American broadcaster and leadership guru. A little is better than nada: better late than…

Must Nazareno devotees risk death? (Part 3)

Insights.xlr8 It’s a “miracle,” in the words of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, that no one died in this year’s Traslacion. Yet some say the real miracle would be if not one of the millions who flocked to the 22-hour procession…

Pamumulitika ng simbahan

PAAANO nasikmura ng Hacienda Luisita management na pasahurin ng P10 kada araw ang mga sacada nating kababayan mula sa Mindanao? Sa pagkakasagip sa mga magsasaka ng tubo sa Luisita ay muling lumantad ang kalunus-lunos na kondisyon ng ating mga magsasaka…

Napakataas ng tiwala ng mga Pilipino kay Duterte

HINDI mga solidong panatiko ni Pangulong Rody Duterte ang nagpapakalat sa media na mataas pa rin ang kanyang trust rating sa mga Pilipino, kundi ang ibinalita ay ang resulta ng survey ng dalawang malalaking survey firms: ang Social Weather Station…

Mahirap na trabaho pero hindi imposibleng misyon ng BoC

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BUNGA -- ng mga pagbabago at repormang ipinapatupad ng Bureau of Customs o BoC, umabot ng P397 bilyon ang koleksyon ng ahensya noong nakaraang taon. Ito ay lampas ng P30 bilyon o 8.17 percent kumpara sa koleksyon noong 2015 na…

Wild, wild West

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Second part Western Conference IN the NBA Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors remain as the team to beat with a star-studded line-up that boasts of back-to-back MVP Stephen Curry (24.8ppg), four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant (25.9), Klay Thompson (21.3),…

Duterte must be wary of mayors; Aristocrat praised

Once again, President Rodrigo Duterte has warned local officials whom he said are on his ‘final list’ of suspected drug personalities. He said they must either resign, turn their backs on illegal drugs totally and mend their ways or be…

Who wants a snake in his own backyard?

THE rating of Vice President Leni Robredo slid in the latest Pulse Asia poll. The drop was a substantial seven points for her trust rating. Robredo is under fire from critics who believe she’s conspiring with Liberal Party stalwarts to…

Mas maraming Film Festival, mas marami ang matutulungan

NAG-VIRAL si Senate Majority Leader Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto kamakailan. Ito’y matapos maghain ng Senate Bill 257 si Sotto na naglalayong magkaroon ng hiwalay na film festival para sa Indie Films, bukod sa taunang Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Parang bubuyog…
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