Cleansing the PNP organization, a perennial concern

After the long wait, finally, President Rodrigo Duterte appointed the new Philippine National Police chief after waves of corruption issues plagued and is still plaguing the organization. According to the President, he took time to find a new chief because the organization has been infected with corruption virus ranging from procurement to recycling of confiscated …

From afar

Robredo’s report is poor propaganda Vice President Leni Robredo pulled again a Judas on PRRD, the PNP, and the PDEA by doing twisted narrative intended to sow destruction and chaos. Robredo says the government anti-Drug war is a failure. The de facto VP Robredo, in trademark style where the spotlights are beaming, alleged, around 3,000 …

Pen Pointers

DPWH turns over Philippines’ largest mosque to BARMM The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) turned over documents transferring the management of the Sultan Hajji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid (mosque) to the leadership of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in a ceremony held in Cotabato City on Wednesday, January 8. The DPWH …

The fight against oligarchs continues

The year 2019 has been, to say the least, a rollercoaster ride. And a bit too bumpy for oligarchs — President Rodrigo’s favorite targets that beyond the latter’s constant harangue, are sailing rough waters with the ensuing shifts in government’s policies against unfair contracts and trade practices. Arguably, water firms Maynilad and Manila Water are …

The Villager

Setting standards for Public Buildings The recent earthquakes do not only expose sub-standard materials and poor construction among private buildings. Worse, it exposed how government structures fail to follow the government’s building standard. Look! The municipal halls of Magsaysay, Padada and even City Hall Digos City, all in Davao del Sur The Town Hall of …

MIPC : Maguindanao Massacre verdict fair and just

DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) Inc. finds the verdict against suspect in the bloody Maguindanao Massacre fair ad just. In a statement released by the Mindanao-based journalists it stated: Finally! Justice is served to the victims and the families of the bloody Maguindanao Massacre which claimed 32 journalist and media workers. …

Changing the guards

Again, the Philippine National Police under the stewardship of PNP OIC  Chief Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa is put to test as he came into the picture at the heels of ‘Ninja Cops’ controversy which allegedly involved top officials of the organization. The image of the organization is again murky as one official points against the other, …

Bong Go supports Duterte’s order to re-arrest all freed convicts thru GCTA

DAVAO CITY — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go says he already sounded off of the impending dismissal of a top official which President Rodrigo Duterte himself revealed on Wednesday. Here is the statement of Go, “Monday pa ako nagsabi na heads will roll. Ngayon, nag-order na si Pangulong Duterte na ipahuli ulit ang mga prisoners …