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]”
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]”
From Politiko: Whoever succeeds President Rodrigo Duterte may become “boring” – if Duterte’s recent actions are any indication, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday. Continue reading “🌐 Ping: Duterte will be a hard act to follow [Politiko]”
From the Inquirer: “I was a victim of fake news for the longest time in the past,” the senator lamented in a recent tweet. “The two original sources have since retracted their statements under oath, even apologized,” he said. “I’m still waiting for those who spread those false information to show decency and some sense of responsibility to the public,” he added.
On the public apology issued by former ISAFP chief Victor Corpus
On being a victim of fake news
Privilege Speech: In Defense of Dignity (2001)
Continue reading “📰 Lacson: I Was a Victim of Fake News 17 Years Ago [Inquirer]”
To the Inquirer: This refers to the Inquirer’s March 9 editorial, which questioned the decision of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, chaired by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, to adjourn the hearing into the claims made by retired SPO3 Arturo Lascañas. Continue reading “✉ Letter to the Editor: Lacson shirked no responsibility [Inquirer]”
From the Inquirer: Senator Panfilo Lacson questioned on Tuesday the P11-billion raise given to the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) next year as approved in the bicameral conference committee.
Related: 🎥 ‘Kani-kanino pong mga projects yan?’ Questioning the added P11 billion in the DPWH’s budget for 2018 | Dec. 12, 2017
Continue reading “📰 Lacson questions budget raise given to DPWH next year [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 “📰 Proposed pay hike for soldiers, cops hurdles Senate committee level [Inquirer]”
From the Inquirer: An umbrella organization of agriculture industry groups has lauded the economic sabotage complaint filed against former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and several others for their alleged involvement in rice smuggling. Continue reading “📰 Agri group backs raps filed by Ping vs BOC [Inquirer]”