Home-grown talents

September 28, 2019
VARIOUS quarters, including government officials, concede that home-grown artists and other entertainers, such as musicians, singers, actors and actresses, are among our treasures.

Reforming erring cops

September 27, 2019
THE Filipino people, including the millions of ordinary citizens across the country, want to know who in the 175,000-member Philippine National Police (PNP) are involved in illegal activities.

PNP-HPG probing presence of ‘hot vehicles’ in posh casinos

APART from being a usual ‘base of operation’ of casino loan shark syndicates offering loans with huge interests to Chinese gamblers and abducting them for ransom if they fail to pay their debts, posh casinos are also being watched by the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) for being used as a storage facility of cars and SUVs acquired by the ring and car theft gangs from their victims, the Journal Group learned.

Erring HPG men

September 26, 2019
THE deployment of counter-intelligence agents and “mystery clients” is a welcome development in the fight against irregularities in the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG).

Hazing is normal except when it turns deadly

Having covered the police and the military for over three decades now, I don’t think we have a single soldier, a policeman or any law enforcement agent in the country who has not experienced any form of hazing. That goes in particular with graduates of the elite Philippine Military Academy, the Philippine National Police Academy and other specialized courses including the PNP Special Action Force, the Army Scout Rangers, the Marines and the Special Warfare Group of the Navy.