Category: TheySaidIt

๐Ÿ“ฐ Finally, a senatorโ€™s quality gift for Filipinos [BusinessMirror]

From Federation of Philippine Industries chairman Dr. Jesus Arranza’s column in BusinessMirror: As FPI chair, I would like to thank the honorable senator for this long- awaited boost to our advocacy to promote consumer safety and local industry protection. Kudos to Lacson for a job well done.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ From top cop to eagle eye [Manila Standard]

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From Lito Banayo’s columns in the Manila Standard: His stint as chief of the PNP was hailed by one and all, resulting in the police organizationโ€™s getting an all-time high trust rating. He stopped the everyday โ€œkotongโ€ which preyed on most everybody, from jeepney drivers to taxi drivers, to โ€œviajerosโ€ of food produce.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Ping Lacson speaks loud and clear [Inquirer]

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From Ramon Farolan’s column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer: Obviously, when one is as strongly opposed to pork as Lacson has been, not too many politicians, particularly at the local government level, would be encouraged to support you and this support is needed. But if there is one thing Lacson has to offer, it is leadership.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Mga mambabatas masahol pa sa linta [Pilipino Star Ngayon]

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Mula sa kolum ni Jarius Bondoc sa Pilipino Star Ngayon: Mahigit P390 bilyon ang binisto ni Sen. Ping Lacson na isiningit na pork barrels sa 2019 national budget.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Pork barrel now 14 times larger than when outlawed [Philippine Star]

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From Jarius Bondoc’s column in The Philippine Star: Worth recalling, when the SC banned pork barrels in Dec. 2013, the slabs were P200 million each for 24 senators and P70 million each for 255 congressmen โ€“ P22.65 billion. Today, five years later, pork is 14 times larger.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Senator Lacsonโ€™s lonely crusade [Manila Bulletin]

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From Fr. Rolando dela Rosa’s column in the Manila Bulletin: Senator Lacson is right in deploring the pork barrel system which has become one big, stinking, convoluted mess. But it seems his words fall on deaf ears.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Where Lacson first planted the seeds of endearment [BusinessMirror]

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From Cecilio Arillo’s column in BusinessMirror: It was during his early law-enforcement career when studious Sen. Panfilo โ€œPingโ€ M. Lacson initially planted the seeds of endearment.

Related: A real public servant to watch [BusinessMirror]
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๐Ÿ“ฐ A real public servant to watch [BusinessMirror]

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From Cecilio Arillo’s column inย BusinessMirror: With scandals of every size, make and shape breaking out one after the other involving high public officials, Lacson, famously known for his uncompromising nature against lawless elements, stood alone as a crusader against the multibillion-peso pork-barrel funds, whose insatiable correlation to political patronage, favoritism and corruption is known to everyone.

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Editorial: Exemplary leadership [People’s Journal]

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From People’s Journal: Lacson practiced leadership by example when he headed the PNP from 1999 to 2001. Under his watch, the PNP became disciplined and efficient. This in turn earned Lacson and the PNP high approval marks from the public. “It is second to none. There is no substitute to it that I know of,” Lacson said of the principle of leadership by example.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Editorial: Exemplary leadership [People’s Journal]”

๐Ÿ“ฐ Ang No. 1 para kay PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde [Pilipino Star Ngayon]

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Meron ba kayong inspirasyon o hinahangaan sa mga naging pinuno ng pulisya?
“Ang No. 1 para sa akin ay ang dating pinuno ng PNP na si Heneral Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, lalo na kung paano niya binago ang organisasyon ng pulisya sa kanyang kampanya laban sa pangongotong, ang kanyang matatag na pagpasya bilang lider. Kaming mga pulis, mataas man o ordinaryong ranggo, ay hindi pinahihintulutang magkaroon ng malaking tiyan, di pwedeng mas malaki kaysa 34 pulgada ang tiyan o kaya kailangang umalis sa pagpupulis. Superintendente ako sa Pampanga nang si Senador Ping Lacson ay pinuno ng PNP.”

From Wilson Lee Flores’ interview with PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde
Kwentong Panadero (Pilipino Star Ngayon), Sept. 21, 2018
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