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The need to stop bata-bata system

LOOK who is now tired and fed up with the patronage system and factionalism in the Philippine National Police (PNP), the country’s premier law enforcement agency which is civilian in nature but national in scope. No less President Benigno S. Aquino III, who is barred by the 1987 Constitution from…

‘Museo ni Quezon’ opened

President Benigno S. Aquino III joined officials of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and the Quezon City government during the inauguration of the newly renovated ‘Museo ni Manuel Quezon’ at the Quezon Memorial Shrine in Quezon City yesterday. The opening of the modernized museum coincided with the…
  • Published in Nation

Top US military official calls on PNoy

THE new commander of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), Admiral Harry Harris, Jr., yesterday paid a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino III at the Music Room of Malacañang Palace. Harris who is visiting the country for the first time is here to discuss with WESCOM commander Vice…

Aquino defended vs JPE

MALACAÑANG yesterday rejected the claim of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile that President Benigno S. Aquino III did nothing to save the 44 elite police commandos who died in the Mamasapano encounter in January 2015. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said…

PNP-HPG reiterates call for more safety measures

OFFICIALS of the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group yesterday called anew on the strict enforcement of traffic rules and regulations and other measures that will help reduce deadly road-related accidents and save people’s lives, lessen casualties and injuries and protect people’s properties across the country. The PNP-HPG headed by…
  • Published in Opinion

Food security

THERE’s something that should not be forgotten nor ignored by the Filipino people, particularly government officials, in the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea. It is the country’s food security. In fact, Senator Ralph Recto warned that if the Chinese succeed in making the…

PNoy off to Paris for climate talks

PRESIDENT Benigno S. Aquino III left for Paris yesterday morning to attend the historic 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) and lead a meeting of developing countries like the Philippines which are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In talks with Palace reporters before his departure at the…

New PNP head

WITH the decision of President Benigno S. Aquino III to appoint Director Ricardo C. Marquez as the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), he has given his administration a much-needed boost in the eyes of the Filipino people. Known for his honesty, integrity, dedication to duty and uncompromising…

Sad reality

EVERYBODY agrees that the low pay of employees in the government and private sector is a sad reality in the Philippines, which remains as one of the world’s major exporters of skilled and unskilled workers. ‘The exodus of Filipinos to foreign lands, particularly Saudi Arabia and other oil-rich Middle East…

Absentee solons

IF the 291-member House of Representatives draws the ire and anger of more and more people, including the poorest of the poor across the country, blame it partly on the so-called “absentee solons.” Of course, nobody can blame these Filipinos for hitting hard at “absentee solons” because the lack of…
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