PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde has given another stern warning to all members of PNP drug enforcement units nationwide to strictly adhere to existing policies and guidelines set forth by Camp Crame when it comes to conducting their operations in the aftermath of the recent arrest of a number of policemen involved in so-called ‘hulidap/bangketa’ schemes.
He called it as “simpleng bagay (small things) lang”. However, the PNP chief said policemen who are driving recklessly or without a license, going against the flow of traffic and violating the Helmet Law and the Traffic Code and other rules and regulations must be corrected immediately.
“Hindi ibig sabihin na nakapasok ka sa gobyerno ay wala na pong check. Paalala po sa lahat ng kawani ng gobyerno na gawin po natin ang nararapat lamang, magbigay ng mahusay at tapat na serbisyo sa kliyente natin (It doesn’t mean that there will be no more checking [monitoring] once you work for the government. Reminder to all government staff that we must do what is right, provide good and honest service to our clients),” she said.
Mobilized thru social media and word of mouth, the new wave of international youth activism – now sweeping across 100 countries where weekly protests take place – is inspired by Swedish climate activist and high school student Greta Thunberg who was recently nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
“They describe a sensation of experiencing their deceased relatives, almost as if they have come to welcome them. They often say that they didn’t want to come back in many cases, it is so comfortable and it is like a magnet that draws them that they don’t want to come back.
HERE’S the latest news about Cleopatra and Mark Antony. The National Theatre in London is hosting a revival of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra and Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes as the title characters are getting rave reviews. Rumors of a Cleopatra movie are swirling in Hollywood and the Internet is buzzing about the possibilities of the title role going to either Angelina Jolie or Lady Gaga. Oh, and the lot tombs of the real Cleopatra and Mark Antony may have been discovered near Alexandria. Which story would you like to hear about?
IN the wake of the undue suffering brought about by the lack of much-needed water supply to many, many residents, establishments and even institutions being supplied by the Manila Water Company Inc., two members of Congress raised points that are worthy of serious consideration and possibly, immediate action.
THE recent neutralization of a man tagged as Metro Manila’s top Ecstasy dealer as well as the arrest of two students of De La Salle-College of St. Benilde and De La Salle University brings to light anew that the drug problem not only pervades in the country’s slums and poorest communities but also among the rich, those living in posh subdivisions and condominiums, celebrities and rich students included.
ACTING on orders of Interior and Local Government Eduardo M. Año, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde has directed all concerned police regional offices to further step-up their effort to help the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology search for drugs and other contraband hidden in BJMP-run prison facilities across the country.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde has ordered the PNP Intelligence Group headed by Chief Superintendent Edgar S. Monsalve to launch more intelligence-driven operations to account for the country’s most wanted criminals and other enemies of the State, the Journal Group learned.