Albayalde reiterates strict anti-drug guidelines

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.

No e-games allowed

March 20, 2019
“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.

Power of children versus adults in power

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.

Lost tomb of Cleopatra and Mark Antony may have been found

March 20, 2019
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?

Drugs not only in poor communities, but also in rich places

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.

Hospital-bed gap

March 19, 2019
When it comes to health matters, issues, and concerns, decisions are better left in the hands of experts and professionals in the field of medicine and public health.