Think before you tweet

As fast as we can click and send, we can broadcast messages to friends, relatives and to just about anybody, anywhere in the world. This despite the fact that Philippines remains the slowest and most expensive — in terms of connectivity—in this part of the world.

The case for personal holiness

Think of a government vehicle stamped with “For Official Use Only.” It is “set apart” for government use. But if you see that same vehicle being used for midnight drag racing — and the people inside don’t look like officials — then in Biblical language, that car has been desecrated.

Let’s play fair

April 27, 2019
BP 881 provides that any political party may hold peaceful political rallies, meetings and other similar activities during the campaign period, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

How secret information is hidden pt. 1

April 27, 2019
One of the easiest ways that governments can exert control over us is by withholding information from each and every one of us. A nation of people that is oblivious of facts, data and information – material that we should know about – is a nation which is definitively asleep. A nation wallowing in ignorance. A nation that is controlled. To see how very easy it is to keep us in the dark, take careful note of all the following. We should all be very concerned when it comes to the matter of how easy it is to withhold information that we should know about. It is very important to note that when it comes to the nature of classified information that may be denied to us, there are varying levels of secrecy and classification within numerous agencies and offices of government.

Erring cops

April 26, 2019
It shall be responsible for information gathering and conducts offensive operations against PNP personnel suspected to be involved or protecting illegal activities such as drug trafficking, human smuggling, financial crimes, graft and corruption and cybercrime.

A history of Notre-Dame’s Crown of Thorns Relic

April 26, 2019
Now that the flames have been extinguished and the damage assessment has begun, many of the stories of the terrible fire that destroyed parts of the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris have mentioned a number of relics that were kept there and their post-fire status. Most notable is the object many believe to be the actual crown of thorns worn by Jesus at the crucifixion. How did this relic end up in Paris at Notre-Dame Cathedral in the first place?

PNP procuring more bullet-proof vest, body armours to protect men

THE Philippine National Police headed by Director General Oscar D. Albayalde is procuring more world-class body armours and combat helmets needed not only to protect police officers and men tasked to go after criminal and terror rings in the country but also those who are manning checkpoints to arrest the presence of deadly loose weapons and explosives in the highways and streets, the Journal Group learned yesterday.