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Undergrads as cops?

THERE’s now a snowballing move in the two-chamber Congress to allow deserving male and female college undergraduates to join the Philippine National Police (PNP). Various quarters concede that as the country’s premier law enforcement agency, the PNP, which is civilian…

OSG move is House cleansing

THE recommendation of the Office of the Solicitor General to the Court of Appeals to acquit alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Napoles from illegal detention case filed by her cousin and whistleblower Benhur Luy is mind boggling. Mind boggling…

P450M ang budget sa ID ng Pantawid Pamilya program

TUMATAGINTING na P450 million ang budget ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para lamang sa pag-imprenta sa identification cards ng Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) ng pamahalaan. Wala tayong kuwestiyon sa planong pagpapaimprenta sa nasabing IDs lalo’t malaking…

10 times meteors have impacted history

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A METEOR is an object that falls from outer space into the Earth’s atmosphere. It becomes a meteorite if it survives burning up in the atmosphere and reaches land. While human knowledge of our universe has expanded more in the…

Atras-abante university

MATAGAL nang bahagi ng ating adbokasiya ang paglilinis ng ating mga kalsada hindi lamang sa mga obstraksiyong literal na nakakasagabal sa daloy ng trapiko, bagkus ay maging ang mga taong nagiging dahilan nito. Ang problema sa ating mga kalsada na…

Ms. Kisses and Mr. Cookie in our midst

TWO female cops, one of whom is so pretty that she could try a stint in showbiz, are reportedly among the 200 rogue cops who will be deployed by Pres. Digong to Basilan as part of Task Force South. Their…

Hindi pagugulat si BoC Chief Nic Faeldon

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MAGANDANG balita ito sa mga naghahanap ng trabaho. Meron pa lang 3,200 job vacancies sa Bureau of Customs (BoC). At prayoridad ni BoC Chief Nicanor Faeldon ang pag-fill up sa nasabing vacant positions. Walang dudang kulang na kulang ang workforce…

Koko’s cup of tea

No orders are valid if they are wrong. --Denzel Washington in Crimson Tide Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III has endorsed banker Antonio Moncupa to be the next governor of the Bangko Sentral. Pimentel, who is also president of the…

Disintegration

What are the telltale signs that exiled communist leaders are losing touch of the realities on the ground and are alienating themselves from their field units? For one, some above-ground leftist leaders are already holding key Cabinet positions in the…

Peace negotiations

“LET’S give peace a chance. We need to make a united stand for us to attain a just, peaceful and lasting solution to the long running armed conflict.” Thus said Leyte 1st District Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez as she called…

Top 10 Toilet Terrors

IT may sound like an urban legend, but creatures crawl up toilets all the time. Tales of animals infiltrating our must vulnerable space fill us with primal fear. By its nature, plumbing is open to the shadowy world of the…

Why can’t SAF 44 have Medal of Valor like generals

I’M saying this in defense of President Duterte’s decision to award the posthumous Medal of Valor to 42 of the Gallant 44 or the 44 PNP Special Action Force commandos who were killed in a mission to neutralize Southeast Asia’s…

Feuding rich

While the country is trying to decide whether to make peace or war with communists, go after terrorists in Mindanao, sort out the earth quake mess in Surigao, and pursue its campaign against illegal drugs, illegal gambling, and other crimes,…
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