Tag: drugs

A Dumping Ground of Garbage and Drugs

FINAL Masterfile Drug Smuggling Privilege Speech .001

“To say that our country is treated like trash appears to be true, as in literally, amid news reports of tons of waste being illegally shipped into our lands, no thanks to local and foreign smugglers, unscrupulous Customs brokers and corrupt Customs officials.” – Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, in his privilege speech on May 29, 2019

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#PingSays: On delays in the 2019 budget, Alsa Masa, visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping | Nov. 19, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– delays in the passage of the national budget for 2019
– reported plan to set up Alsa Masa-style network vs insurgency
– visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping

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Quotes from the interview…

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Nation Building Through Quality Basic Education

Commencement Exercise, Quezon National High School

First of all, please allow me to thank you all for inviting me to the 93rd Commencement Exercises of the Quezon National High School.ย  Continue reading “Nation Building Through Quality Basic Education”


Speech Before the Science City and Community of Munoz, Nueva Ecija

This is my first time to address a science community, the first and only Science City of Muรฑoz. Thus, I cannot begin to say how grateful I am to all of you, most specially to City Mayor Nestor Alvarez, who is a rare gem in local governance. He is heavenโ€™s gift to the science community of Muรฑoz.ย  Continue reading “Commitment”

National Security

Speech Before the Rotary Club of Downtown Batangas

It always feels good to be with my fellow Rotarians. Even though I have not been as active when I was in Cebu, the saying goes perpetual right: Once a Rotarian, always a Rotarian.ย  Continue reading “National Security”

The Road to Leadership

Speech before the Community of Imus, Cavite

I come today to share with you our people’s jubilation and joy. It is our 207th Celebration of Araw ng Imus. Today is our day. Let us make it the best ever.ย  Continue reading “The Road to Leadership”