From the Manila Bulletin: The Philippine National Police disclosed it appreciated Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson applauding the current leadership of Director General Oscar Albayalde in dealing with cops accused of extortion. Continue reading “📰 Lacson’s statement a ‘big morale booster’ to PNP — spokesperson [Manila Bulletin]”
Mula sa dating Chief PNP na nakapagpatino ng kapulisan: Pagbati sa magandang simula, at payo para maging tuloy-tuloy ito.
From the Manila Bulletin: Sen. Lacson commended the PNP leadership for its action against ‘kotong cops,’ and urged it to sustain its internal cleansing. Continue reading “📰 Lacson commends PNP leadership for action on ‘kotong’ policemen [Manila Bulletin]”
Sa halip na smuggling, maaring tangkang pangongotong o tara ang pakay ng nagbitiw na si dating Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon sa akusasyon nito kay Senador Panfilo Lacson.
Lumalabas kasi sa pag-aaral at mga dokumentong nakalap ng tanggapan ng mambabatas na ang mga argumento ni Faeldon tungkol sa akusasyon nito na umano’y technical smuggling ng semento ay taliwas sa mga umiiral na panuntunan.
Related: Smuggling, or technical kotong?
Is it really smuggling? Or is it more like technical kotong?
Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson posed this question to ex-Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon amid his repeated accusations of “smuggling” of cement against his son.
“Is there such a thing as smuggling of cement between ASEAN countries? None, because there is zero tariff for cement under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Free Trade Area (AFTA), and even the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA),” Lacson said.
If you want to seriously fight extortion, start in your own backyard.
This was the “unsolicited” advice of Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson Friday to Mrs. Arroyo, a day after she created a task force against “kotong” (extortion) and colorum vehicles upon the request of the transport sector. Continue reading “Lacson to GMA: Start Fighting Kotong in Your Own Backyard”