Shun politics

February 17, 2020
IN the Philippines, a graft-prone and impoverished Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 million people, it is said that one cannot adopt politics as a profession and remain honest.

4 kidnapped Malaysians rescued

February 16, 2020
MEMBERS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) on Saturday rescued four Malaysian nationals reportedly “kidnapped” by a group of foreigners working for a POGO hub in San Pedro City in Laguna, PNP-AKG director Brigadier General Jonnel C. Estomo reported yesterday.

Drunken captain faces dismissal

February 16, 2020
A DRUNKEN police captain has gotten the ire of the Philippine National Police leadership headed by General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa after he figured in a rowdy act and caused trouble using his gun inside a resto-bar in Cagayan de Oro City early morning last Valentine’s Day.

Bong Go lauds quick completion of Sangley Airport

February 16, 2020
SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his optimism following the inauguration of the newly completed initial phase of the Sangley Airport Development Project (SADP) which was led by President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, February 15, 2020, in Cavite.

The Manila Massacres

February 16, 2020
75 years ago today, the battle to re-take Manila from Japanese hands (Feb. 3 to Feb. 29, 1945) was raging. Days earlier, the Japanese forces, mostly naval troops under Sanji Iwabuchi, received the following orders which they carried out with deadly efficiency.

Vacant gov’t posts

February 16, 2020
DUE to alleged lack of jobs in the country, millions of Filipinos, including teachers, nurses, medical doctors, midwives, engineers and other college graduates, work in various parts of the world.