CITING the ‘broken window theory’ which says that crime is the inevitable result of disorder, National Capital Region Police Office director, Major General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar yesterday said their Oplan: Disiplina specifically the strict enforcement of ordinances on curfew and drinking in public will be continuously enforced in Metro Manila.
“Butane canisters that have been refilled with LPG are prohibited primarily because they are extremely dangerous. These are fire and explosive hazards. We would like to appeal to the public, especially to our kababayans in the Visayas where this illegal activity has been rampant -- don’t risk your lives and those of your children and loved ones. Do not buy these illegally refilled LPG canisters,” Cusi underscores.
I’M referring to the need for the Philippine National Police to help discipline students across the country by fully enforcing government orders and city and municipal ordinances banning the presence of young schoolchildren in internet cafes, shopping malls, billiard halls and the likes during school hours.
AS we are celebrating our Independence Day last June 12, the occasion’s festive mood turned to anger and dismay with no less than Defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana announcing that three days previously, June 9, a Chinese vessel “rammed” a Filipino fishing vessel anchored at ‘Recto Bank’ in the West Philippine Sea— and left behind the 22 crews fending for themselves in the cold water.
The door and windows were locked from the inside, save for a tiny transom window above the front door, which hung with its hinge broken. Officers arrived, and, unable to enter, found a young boy small enough to climb in through the transom and open up the door from the inside.
Rob Cooke, lead author of the study published in the journal Nature Communications, said: “By far the biggest threat to birds and mammals is humankind - with habitats being destroyed due to our impact on the planet, such as deforestation, hunting, intensive farming, urbanisation and the effects of global warming.
A NEW Philippine National Police Unit called the PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) will be officially activated today to take over the functions of the PNP Counter-Intelligence Task Force which will be deactivated, the Journal Group learned.