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๐Ÿ“ฐ From top cop to eagle eye [Manila Standard]

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From Lito Banayo’s columns in the Manila Standard: His stint as chief of the PNP was hailed by one and all, resulting in the police organizationโ€™s getting an all-time high trust rating. He stopped the everyday โ€œkotongโ€ which preyed on most everybody, from jeepney drivers to taxi drivers, to โ€œviajerosโ€ of food produce.

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โœ‰ Letter to the Editor: Who is the real obstructionist here? [Manila Standard]

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To the Manila Standard: Please allow us to disabuse the minds of the public regarding the column of Mr. Ernesto Hilario where he extensively quotes statements from the House Speaker and his deputies, including the accusation that Senator Lacson is an obstructionist โ€œout to derail the reform programs of President Duterte.โ€ Nothing could be further from the truth.

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โœ‰ Letter to the Editor: On Gary Olivar’s hurling personal innuendos to muddle the ‘pork’ issue [Manila Standard]

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To the Manila Standard: It is quite pathetic that Mr. Olivar, instead of helping his former boss clear up the issue of pork in the 2019 budget, chose the path of his fellow talking heads by hurling personal innuendos at the Senator to muddle the issue.

Related:ย Lacson to ‘Talking Heads’: Keep Helping Enlighten Public on Pork
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๐Ÿ“ฐ Ping wants no more hazing with new law [Manila Standard]

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From the Manila Standard:ย Senator Panfilo Lacson has expressed hope that there would be no more repeat of the hazing death of Horacio โ€œAtioโ€ Castillo III in September 2017 after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11053, which imposes penalties such as reclusion perpetua and up to P3 million in fines against those who engage in hazing.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Ping wants no more hazing with new law [Manila Standard]”

๐Ÿ“ฐ Loose firearms are a big problem [Manila Standard]

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From Emil Jurado’s column in theย Manila Standard:ย I join Senator Panfilo Lacson, former chief of the Philippine National Police, in urging the administration to go after loose firearms and the private armies that use them.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Loose firearms are a big problem [Manila Standard]”