Tag: Inquirer

📰 Perfect attendance for Sotto, Lacson in 17th Congress [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: “Sotto and Lacson have managed to keep a perfect attendance all throughout the 17th Congress, having accomplished the same in the first and second regular sessions in 2016 and 2017, respectively.”
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‘Fake News’ Binawi ng Philippine Daily Inquirer; Ping Nagpasalamat

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Napatawad ko na kayo, maraming salamat sa pagtutuwid.

Ito ang tugon ni Senador Panfilo Lacson sa paghingi ng paumanhin ng pahayagang Philippine Daily Inquirer sa pagsusulat ng maling balita tungkol sa kanya halos 20 taon na ang nakakalipas.

“Time heals, forgives. Thank you, Philippine Daily Inquirer for your humility and courage to admit I am not the person you said I was. Getting back my honor and dignity matters a lot to me. It is with equal humility that I accept your apology,” banggit ni Lacson sa kanyang Twitter account.

Related:
After Nearly 20 Years: Inquirer Apologizes for ‘Fake News’; Lacson Responds
Ex-ISAFP Chief Victor Corpus Apologizes to Sen. Lacson
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After Nearly 20 Years: Inquirer Apologizes for ‘Fake News’; Lacson Responds

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Finally, the truth.

The Philippine Daily Inquirer on Monday published an apology to Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson for several articles in 2001 that accused him of alleged misdeeds.

Lacson accepted the apology, thanking the Inquirer for its “humility and courage,” adding that getting back his honor and dignity means much to him.

“Time heals, forgives. Thank you, Philippine Daily Inquirer for your humility and courage to admit I am not the person you said I was. Getting back my honor and dignity matters a lot to me. It is with equal humility that I accept your apology,” Lacson said in a tweet.

Related:
‘Fake News’ Binawi ng Philippine Daily Inquirer; Ping Nagpasalamat
Ex-ISAFP Chief Victor Corpus Apologizes to Sen. Lacson
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📰 Special Report: Wasteful projects traced to kickbacks [Inquirer]

From the Inquirer: According to Sen. Panfilo Lacson, one of the new manifestations of pork in the budget (is) where contractors shortchange taxpayers by using low-grade materials for infrastructure projects, while gifting agency officials and lawmakers with huge commissions in exchange for the contracts.

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📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]

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From the Inquirer: Lacson said he had learned to adapt to his new environment as a civilian but also never wavered from the teachings taught to cadets at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).  Continue reading “📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]”

📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: Sen. Lacson advised PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde to “sustain” the police’s internal cleansing program, or else it would go to waste as scalawags will again prevail.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]”

📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: “If you think pork has left, no it hasn’t left,” said the senator, who renounced pork years ago. Continue reading “📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]”

Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018

At the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘Hybrid’ budget
– National ID
– President Duterte’s reported thinking of stepping down
– Addressing the problems at BOC
– Pork barrel system
– PDEA’s need to refocus anti-drug strategy
– Sen. Tito Sotto as Senate President
– Political scene 2022

* video courtesy Inquirer.net Facebook page

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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]”

✉ Letter to the Editor: ‘Wisdom in Lacson’s warning’ [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This is in connection with the letter (5/4/18) from retired Philippine Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Antonio Sotelo, where he questioned Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s statement about the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency making public the list of barangay officials linked to illegal drugs.  Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: ‘Wisdom in Lacson’s warning’ [Inquirer]”