Much-improved peace and order situation not a good news

BURIED again in the inside pages of the country’s major newspapers with nary a mention in the broadcast media is the news that the Philippine National Police has expressed elation over a latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey which showed greater public appreciation of the much-improved peace and order situation in the country.

Magkaalaman na!

“Nag-draft ako ng resolution. Para magkaalaman sa kasamahan namin sino ang alanganin. May draft akong resolution ginawa kong undated para ang mga baguhan na papasok kung pwede pumirma na rin sila. Of course draft resolution ito, pwede nila baguhin ito bago mag-July 22 o pagsapit ng opening ng 18th Congress. Pero at least man lang malaman namin ngayon sino sa inyo ang alanganin sa liderato ni SP Sotto,” ani Lacson.

Hell week

June 01, 2019
HAVE you ever had a “hell week”? Nothing seemed to go right? Stressed out beyond measure? Want to drop everything and quit? In a previous job, my hell week began when we made a sale, but defective goods were delivered. Irate customer. Emergency meetings. Facing a claim. Meantime, visitors from Singapore flew in for business review. Translation: they intrude upon your time and toss out unsolicited advice. Working lunches and dinners. A flurry of customer visits.

School opening

May 31, 2019
In fact, PNP chief Director-General Oscar D. Albayalde has ordered his field officers and men to address all kinds of threats and other school crimes, including bullying, throughout the country.

Gen. Eleazar: Mataas ang kredibilidad

May petsang Mayo 20, nakasaad sa 3-pahinang sulat ang detalye kung paano “winalanghiya” ng mga pulis ang pamilya Gacusan, kung saan bukod sa iligal umanong pinasok ang kanilang bahay (walang search warrant) ng 6 na hindi nakilalang pulis (dahil walang uniporme at natatakpan pa ang mga mukha) noong Abril 10, pinagnakawan pa sila ng halos P100,000 salapi, bukod pa ang kanilang mga cellphones. Sa nasabing halaga, ang P30,000 ay inutang pa sa isang kooperatiba at gagamitin sana sa panganganak ng asawa ni Jaymark Gacusan, na siya palang “target” ng mga pulis.

Transfer of PNPA, NPTI to PNP another major reform key

THE die is cast. Soon and the Philippine National Police will take official supervision of the PNP Academy and the National Police Training Institute from the Philippine Public Safety College with the end in view of producing more bright and disciplined police officers and men without anybody but the organization to blame if the graduates turn out to be crooks and scalawags, the Journal Group learned.

Pooh-poohing e-cig proof

Hey, if health authorities do not have any viable alternative to currently available smoking-cessation devices which have been serially vetted by prestigious medical and other scientific experts, organizations and publications, then they are morally bound to allow the unfettered use of these gadgets.

On junk and junkets

Tactless as it seems, it appears that Laurel, the Philippine envoy to Japan, was just being frank when he speculated during a press briefing in Tokyo that Cabinet men were rewarded with the trip because President Duterte “is so elated with the results of the midterm elections.” Laurel added that he learned 200 people comprised the official delegation to Japan.