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🌐 Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]

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From Politiko:Β Whoever succeeds President Rodrigo Duterte may become β€œboring” – if Duterte’s recent actions are any indication, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.Β  Continue reading “🌐 Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]”

Will these acts render President Duterte’s successors ‘boring’?

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Confirmation Hearing for COA, DAR and AFP Officials

Sen. Lacson at the Commission on Appointments’ confirmation hearings for:
– COA Commissioner Roland Pondoc
– DAR Secretary John Castriciones
– AFP officers

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Bagong Diskarte vs Karahasan at Terorismo, Itinulak ni Ping

Bunga na rin ng patuloy na pagtaas ng banta ng terorismo at iba pang karahasan, kumilos na si Senador Panfilo Lacson upang mapalakas ang kakayahan ng pamahalaan na labanan ang mga ito.

Ito ay sa pamamagitan ng paghahain ni Lacson ng Senate Bill 1734, na naglalayong gawing mas epektibo ang mga sistemang ginagamit ng gobyerno para mapalakas ang defense system ng bansa.

“This bill is envisioned to update national defense policies, principles and concepts, to institutionalize needed improvements and to codify various laws on national defense, the AFP and the civilian bureaus, with the end in view of streamlining and further professionalizing our country’s defense establishment,” paliwanag ni Lacson sa panukala.

Related:Β Lacson seeks to upgrade measures to fight terrorism, national security threats

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Lacson Seeks to Upgrade Measures to Fight Terrorism, National Security Threats

A bill by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson seeks to upgrade the government’s capabilities against insurgency, terrorism and other threats to national security via several measures, including streamlining the procurement process for defense equipment and prohibiting the sale of strategic defense real properties.

In Senate Bill 1734, Lacson pushed for a stronger defense department that will implement a more credible national defense system to address inside and outside threats.

“This bill is envisioned to update national defense policies, principles and concepts, to institutionalize needed improvements and to codify various laws on national defense, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the civilian bureaus, with the end in view of streamlining and further professionalizing our country’s defense establishment,” he said.

Related:Β Bagong diskarte vs karahasan at terorismo, itinulak ni Ping

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Confirmation Hearing for Senior AFP Officers

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At the Commission on Appointments’ plenary session, Sen. Lacson delivered co-sponsorship speeches for the confirmation of Sen. Lorna Regina Legarda (PAF reserve colonel) and Rep. Roy Loyola (PA reserve colonel).

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πŸ“° Proposed pay hike for soldiers, cops hurdles Senate committee level [Inquirer]

From the Inquirer: A joint resolution that would increase the base pay of military and the uniformed personnel (MUP) in government starting next year passed the committee level in the Senate on Wednesday. Continue reading “πŸ“° Proposed pay hike for soldiers, cops hurdles Senate committee level [Inquirer]”

Read: Senate Joint Resolution 10, Increasing the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in Government

Senate Joint Resolution 10 seeks to authorize the increase in the base pay of military and other uniformed personnel in the government

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Related: Sen. Lacson to push for higher pension for retirees

#PingSays: On increasing the base pay of uniformed service personnel in government | Nov. 29, 2017

In an interview with media, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– pay hike for uniformed personnel
– 2018 budget bill
– tax reform

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Quotes from the interview…
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#PingBills Update: Senate Bill 260 now pending second reading

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The bill provides expanded assistance to kin of uniformed personnel killed or wounded in duty.

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