Day of reckoning for police commanders

January 28, 2020
THE most feared word among police officials nowadays is ‘Strike One,’ meaning you’re out the 1st time, and no 2nd or 3rd time, in case you are literally weighed and found to be wanting when it comes to implementing PNP chief, General Archie Gamboa’s programs on drugs, crime, terrorism and corruption.

‘National Press Freedom Day’ ‘lumilinaw’ na

January 28, 2020
KAHAPON, kasama si National Press Club (NPC) president, Rolly ‘Lakay’ Gonzalo at NPC secretary, Lydia ‘Madam President’ Bueno, dumalo kami sa pagdinig na ipinatawag ng Senate committee on public information and mass media, hinggil sa panukalang batas na ideklara bilang ‘Phil. Press Freedom Day’ ang ika-30 ng Agosto, kaarawan din ni Gat. Marcelo H. ‘Plaridel’ del Pilar.

Improving Pinoys’ lives

January 28, 2020
MORE than three years after assuming the top political post of the land, President Duterte continues to show his determination to meet the mushrooming needs of the burgeoning population.

Lack of basic decency a great challenge in Manila

January 28, 2020
Mayor Kois Moreno is already sounding like a broken record, although he seems far from being tired of what he does. In all his speeches, interviews and social media posts, he continuously calls for unity, support, cooperation, participation, what have you, for the difficult task of promoting the restoration of basic order and cleanliness in and outside homes.

Very alarming

January 27, 2020
Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced that the Coronavirus that originated from Wuhan, China, “can be spread before symptoms appear.” He further stated that “the Wuhan virus has about a 3% Mortality rate. The MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus) killed 30% of infected people; SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), about 10%.” All are respiratory viruses with different origins including ASF (African Swine Fever).

Kudos sa BoC-NAIA

January 27, 2020
BAGO ang lahat, isa munang malakas na “Mabuhay!” kay Phil. Army M/Gen. Reuben S. Basiao (PMA ‘Maringal’ Class, 1988), bilang bagong “bosing” ng 10th Infantry ‘Agila’ Division, Eastern Mindanao Command.

In-city relocation

January 27, 2020
ADMITTEDLY, many government projects that call for the relocation of residents draw the ire of various sectors of society, particularly the so-called informal settler families (ISFs).

‘Katapusan na?’

January 26, 2020
May isang kaibigan akong nakausap ilang araw lang ang nakararaan at isa sa mga binanggit niya ay ang Bibliya at ikalawang pagbabalik ‘umano ni HesusKristo. Hindi Katoliko ang kaibigan kong ito.

Hope for justice

January 26, 2020
They were just a special police unit carrying out an ordinary police operation – hunt down a wanted terror suspect, slap him with a warrant, and arrest him.

PNP focusing reform program on training units

January 26, 2020
THE Philippine National Police leadership headed by General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa is now cascading its reformation effort on students of different PNP training institutions nationwide hoping that officers and men would really be prepared to avoid the temptation of being lured on easy money once they are already out there in the field.

The Governor’s Report

January 26, 2020
FOR the last 27 years, it has been the tradition of all Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governors (since Governor Gabriel Singson) to speak before the 1st General Assembly of the Rotary Club of Manila. This usually happens on the very first week of the year.