Evaluating budgets

February 18, 2020
Budget evaluation and financial planning is a tedious human exercise; it can never be replaced with machines no matter how modern or state-of-the art the technology applied.

A bad experience with the MPD-Ermita Police

February 18, 2020
LAST Friday, I and my companions were cruising along Roxas Boulevard when, upon reaching the stoplight at the corner of T.M. Kalaw near the Museo Pambata, a young man — definitely no longer a minor -- approached our vehicle, sprayed it with soapy water and went on to wipe it, despite us signalling him beforehand not to go on with it, since our car had diamond gloss and soap dripping from the window will damage the gloss.

Seized ‘VK’ machines crushed

February 18, 2020
THE Philippine National Police Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) yesterday destroyed over 50 ‘video karera and fruit game’ machines and their mother boards which were seized in a series of anti-illegal gambling operations in Metro Manila and Bulacan province last month.

Bodies of 2 rebs unearthed

February 18, 2020
ACTING on a tip from four New People’s Army rebels who have surrendered to avail of the government’s comprehensive livelihood program, agents of the Police Regional Office 11 last Sunday unearthed the skeletal remains of two slain NPA guerrillas who were buried in an unmarked grave in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur, officials said yesterday.

PNP nabs ex-CCP chair

February 18, 2020
AGENTS of the Police Regional Office 3 early morning yesterday arrested Rodolfo Salas, a 72-year old former Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army chieftain in Angeles City in Pampanga, PRO3 director, Brigadier General Rhodel O. Sermonia said.

Triker: Kalaboso sa paghipo sa 14-anyos

February 18, 2020
SINIMULANG himasin ng isang pedicab driver ang braso ng 14-anyos na estudyanteng kanyang pasahero bago pinagapang ang kamay sa mga hita ng dalagita habang patuloy sa pag-pedal para ihatid ang biktima sa kanilang tirahan kamakalawa ng gabi sa Valenzuela City.