CONGRATULATIONS are in order for the newest set of police field commanders designated by Philippine National Police chief, General Oscar Albayalde over the past four weeks amid high hopes they will deliver and won’t turn up like square pegs in a round hole.
OVER the continuing brouhaha as regards the seemingly “systemic” corruption at the Bucor-- Bureau of Corruption, err, Correction-- now also being “itemized” by an ongoing Senate probe, detained illegal drug suspect (and senator) Leila de Lima on Thursday issued a brief, four- paragraph reaction lashing at Atty. Manuelito ‘Manny’ Luna, commissioner and spokesperson of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, to wit:
ENOUGH safeguards are in place in the Philippine National Police legislative proposal to allow the detention of suspected terrorists for 30 days from the previous three-day limit regardless if a case is filed or not filed to give security forces ample time to investigate a looming terror plot in the country, the Journal Group learned yesterday.
It is a socio-economic tool for broadly addressing human injuries, crop and property damage, livelihood security, industry stability, and even other clear and present dangers as well as potential threats to the health, safety, and well-being of citizens from whose taxes funding for the budget is raised.
“As we embark on this great collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind. Recognizing that the dignity of the human person is fundamental, we wish to see the Goals and targets met for all nations and peoples,” they declared in a plan of action entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”
Mga kilala at itinuturing din nating mga kaibigan ang mga nasa likod ngayon ng Abante— si ex-press Usec. Rey Marfil at Boyet Jadulco na pareho nating kasama sa ‘Senate beat’ kung saan nakita naman natin ang propesyunalismo nila sa trabaho, katangian ng isang mamamahayag na alam nating “dinala” nila sa Abante bilang mga “Bosing” ng pahayagan na dati nilang pinagsusulatan.
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The Philippine National Police has proposed to the 18th Congress the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2019 which will allow the 30-day detention of suspected terrorists regardless if a case is filed or not to give security forces enough time to investigate a brewing terror plot in the country.