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PNP-HRAO to translate Miranda warning in 4 languages

OUT very soon: “You have the right to remain silent. Any statement you make may be used against you in a court of law in the Philippines. You have the right to have a competent and independent counsel preferably of your own choice. If you cannot afford the services of…
  • Published in Nation

Probe sale of SAF men’s guns — Miriam

SENATOR Miriam Defensor-Santiago has sought an investigation into the report that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is selling firearms taken from slain Special Action Force (SAF) policemen for P1.5 million. She filed Resolution No. 1183 directing the concerned Senate committee to verify reports that the MILF was trying to…

Miriam asks prayer for her recovery

CANCER-STRICKEN Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago asked the public to continue praying for her complete recovery a year after she announced that she has lung cancer. In her official social media accounts, Santiago also posted a “cancer miracle prayer.” “I announced that I had lung cancer, stage four, exactly a year ago…
  • Published in Nation

Miriam endorses TESDAMAN Joel Villanueva

HONORED by the endorsement of Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, TESDAMAN Joel Villanueva said he hopes that her rock star appeal can help him get into the Senate in the May 2016 elections. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Senator Miriam is no doubt a rock star politician, especially among the youth. The…
  • Published in Nation

Probe ‘wasted’ textbooks buy — Miriam

SENATOR Miriam Defensor-Santiago has pressed for an investigation into the Commission on Audit (CoA) findings that the Department of Education (DepEd) had “wasted” over P608.7 million government funds on the procurement of textbooks that have reportedly become obsolete due to the implementation of the K to 12 program. It was…

Parak timbog sa pot session

SHE’S feisty. She’s strong. She’s brave. She minces no words. She speaks what she thinks and feels in her heart. And when she talks, everybody listens because she speaks intelligently. Ilan lamang ’yan sa mga katangian ng isang Cabinet secretary na napapabalitang maaaring sumabak para sa senador sa darating na…
  • Published in Opinion

Bongbong inaugurates solar power farm in Ilocos Norte

SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. inaugurated on the first day of his campaign for the vice presidency on Tuesday the first grid-connected solar power farm in Ilocos Norte. He launched the solar power farm shortly after the kick-off rally, with his running mate Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, and addressing students at…

Waking up to a wake-up call

A week after I took on the role of an alarmist and wrote that the powerful earthquake in Nepal should prompt Filipinos into frenzied preparations for the Big One destined to strike here too, it seems many have been jolted into action. I’m not saying that this column is taking…
  • Published in Opinion

Private and protected

Just what part of “private,” employers don’t understand? Of all employers, private companies should be the first to appreciate, understand, and respect what is generally considered private communication. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The bottom line: When it is private, it is protected. And this applies to both personal communication…

Miriam wants break from life in politics

TO recover from her ailment Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago hinted at taking a break from political life which she described as “very soul-devastating.” Santiago was rushed in an ambulance to the Makati Medical Center on Monday after contracting pneumonia as a result of a complication from her stage 4 lung cancer.…
  • Published in Nation
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