MAGANDA ang panukala ni Senate Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto na magpadala agad ng ‘Special Wi-Fi Access Team’ (SWAT) ang Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) sa mga lugar na nabibiktima ng sakuna o trahedya.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said they are seeking the 18th Congress’ help in amending some provisions of the Human Security Act including one that will allow them to detain a suspected terrorist beyond the 72-hour maximum period in order to investigate him and validate more information that can be extracted from the suspect.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said there’s really no reason for the public to be apprehensive of the Philippine Identification System (PhlSys) or the National ID system which is set for pilot-testing next month.
AS Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) marked its 168th anniversary last week, BPI President and CEO Cezar P. Consing, reaffirmed BPI’s goal of continuing to play a constructive and meaningful role in nation-building.
True, many of them may not finish collegiate courses due to economic and other reasons, but once they leave campuses, most of them would be forced to take on contractual or non-professional jobs and still be part of the country’s workforce and productive members of society.
There was no heavy presence of heavily-armed soldiers and policemen patrolling the streets to enforce the rule although I expected dozens of tanks and hundreds if not thousands of government troops with their automatic rifles ringing the Davao City International Airport and the entire city.
BEFORE this week was over, we are surprised to learn that a ‘taxpayer’s complaint’ was filed at the Ombudsman against Bureau of Customs (BOC) commissioner, Rey Leonardo ‘Jagger’ Guerrero and several officials he brought with him at the agency, mainly for usurpation of authority and graft.
“We surely welcome them as tourists. If they wish to work here, they should comply with all legal requirements such as securing alien employment certificate or AEC and work visas, and they should pay income taxes,” Guevarra stressed.