Female seafarers

June 08, 2019
DON’T look now, but the government and the private sector are committed to work for gender equality in the seafaring industry, which is a major pillar of the Philippine economy.

Believe it or not – Part II

June 07, 2019
To continue my column last Tuesday, gusto kong segundahan the call of President Duterte for Comelec “to scrap poll technology provider.” Vice President-to-be Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. made the same call to “Junk Smartmatic.”

Acid dips, anyone?

June 07, 2019
And it basically says that what the manufacturer or seller puts on the label and other marketing tools to promote the sale of certain products must also be the same as the contents of the packaging material.

No full turn of wheel of justice for Red Santillan

June 07, 2019
THE good news that those following the quest for justice for the brutally-murdered Richard ‘Red’ Santillan, is that the DoJ has started its preliminary investigation of the incident based on the complaint against the police-suspects filed by the NBI last May 17.

PNP-ACG safety tips to students

WHILE Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde has ordered increased police presence in schools and universities and their surrounding areas as regular classes resumed in Metro Manila and other parts of the country this week, the PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) has offered tips to students to prevent them from being victimized by criminals using modern technology.

The ‘high cost’ of having police security

LAST May 24, a Friday, my family and I had a simple dinner to mark the 20th year-to be exact May 24, 1999-of my 2nd life. I’m referring to it as my 2nd life since it was 20 years ago on that day when the Good Lord gave me the chance to survive an ambush in San Juan City which nearly cost me my life.