Category: In the News

On notions of revising the Charter without the Senate

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On a sustained campaign vs ‘kotong’ cops

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📰 Ping wants no more hazing with new law [Manila Standard]

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From the Manila Standard: Senator Panfilo Lacson has expressed hope that there would be no more repeat of the hazing death of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III in September 2017 after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11053, which imposes penalties such as reclusion perpetua and up to P3 million in fines against those who engage in hazing.  Continue reading “📰 Ping wants no more hazing with new law [Manila Standard]”

On the ‘Province of China’ tarps

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On moves to revise the Philippine Constitution

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On localized peace initiatives with the CPP-NPA-NDF

Way to go. Localized peace initiatives ang mas practical, mabilis at menos gastos pa na pamamaraan sa pakikipagusap sa mga rebeldeng komunista.

Una, maliwanag naman na walang control si Joma Sison sa mga guerrilla fighters ng CPP/NPA;  Continue reading “On localized peace initiatives with the CPP-NPA-NDF”

On the President’s reported apology to God

I can only thank God for enlightening our president to make that humble apology. It shouldn’t matter much if it was my God or his God he is apologizing to, because there is only one God of the universe anyway.

I know there are firm God believers like me supporting his presidency who can now get over with the dilemma of whether or not to continue supporting his leadership.

We can now move on while praying for his continued enlightenment. It takes courage and character for a man to openly accept his mistake and apologize. This was how I knew the president in the many times that I was dealing with him when he was still mayor of Davao City.

I am glad that at the end of the day, he is still how I’ve known him.

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✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson’s office on Halili’s killing [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This is in connection with the column of Ramon Tulfo on July 7, where he claimed Sen. Panfilo Lacson “was implying that President Digong could have been responsible for [Tanauan City Mayor Antonio] Halili’s assassination because the Chief Executive said the mayor was involved in drugs and that he probably had it coming.”  Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson’s office on Halili’s killing [Inquirer]”

On the two faces of devaluation