NFA officials scolded on rice hoarding, buffer stocking

October 01, 2019
National Food Authority (NFA) representatives attending a Senate probe were recently admonished like children and also castigated for theirsystem of keeping a buffer stock of rice, among many other things. Senators learned during a hearing that the NFA failed to sell the four million bags or 290,000 metric tons of imported rice still in its warehouse and buy the palay and rice of local farmers.

The next chief, PNP

October 01, 2019
HE is touted to be the 2nd most powerful man in the entire country, next only to the President due to the vast influence and power he wields across the nation.. I’m referring to the chief of the Philippine National Police who commands the 195,000-strong police force.

Mass housing program

October 01, 2019
WITH so many people still in the grip of grinding poverty, homelessness remains a major headache of national and local government authorities in various parts of the country.

Begging for help

September 30, 2019
I did not know that “land grabbing” existed until it happened to us – something we never thought would ever happen to anyone until I started receiving letters from cities nationwide begging for help.

Time to amend FIA

September 30, 2019
Any law must be serially reviewed, updated, and made relevant to current realities; otherwise, it would become meaningless or, worse, counter-productive.

Senator Pia’s ‘Greta’ act

September 30, 2019
IN coming out with a bold committee report imposing higher taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products, Senator Pia Cayetano practically did a “Greta Thunberg” to liquor and tobacco companies who intensely lobbied in and out of the Senate to get a lower tax on their products.

PNP assures DU30 it could manage PNPA, NPTI better

September 30, 2019
PRIOR to the official ceremonies leading to the turnover of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) supervision to the PNP from the Philippine Public Safety College on Monday, senior PNP officials had already briefed President Duterte on the transition plan they will be implementing to better come up with an ideal training course for PNPA recruits.

PNP officially takes over PNPA from PPSC today

September 29, 2019
THE Department of Interior and Local Government-Philippine National Police will officially assume supervision of the PNP Academy (PNPA) from the Philippine Public Safety Company with DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año and PNP chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde leading the ceremonies at the PNPA headquarters in Camp General Mariano Castañeda in Silang, Cavite.