Tag: President Rodrigo Duterte

Ping: Utang ng sundalo sa sambayanan ang tinatamasa nila

Sa sambayanan may utang ang mga sundalo sa mga biyayang tinatamasa ng mga ito kapalit ng pagiging tapat sa Saligang Batas at tamang pagtupad sa mga tungkulin na nakaatang sa kanilang balikat.

Ito ang binigyang-diin ni Senador at dating Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Panfilo Lacson bilang pagpapaalala na produkto ng sama-samang pagtatrabaho ng mga mambabatas ang mga batas na nalilikha para sa kapakinabangan ng iba’t-ibang sangay ng pamahalaan kabilang na ang sandatahang lakas.

Ayon pa kay Lacson, maliwanag na naman umano na ang mga senador ay halal ng taumbayan kaya lumalabas na ikinakatawan lamang ng mga ito ang sambayanan sa sa paghinang ng mga batas.

Related: Lacson: AFP owes allegiance to Filipino people
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Lacson: AFP owes allegiance to Filipino people

Amid the laws passed for the benefit of its members, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) should maintain its allegiance to the Philippine Constitution and to the Filipino people.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson stressed this as he said the measures providing for the AFP’s modernization are the work of the Senate as an institution representing the people.

“More than who authored the bills, the members of the AFP can best show their appreciation by serving the country and the Filipino people,” said Lacson, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1971.

Related: Ping: Utang ng sundalo sa sambayanan ang tinatamasa nila
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#PingTweets: On the situation involving Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV

“The phrase ‘to employ all lawful means to apprehend…’ in Presidential Proclamation 572 may yet save the day for President Duterte when the TRO petition reaches the Supreme Court. ‘All lawful means’ may include merely securing a warrant of arrest from a competent court; not necessarily ordering the arrest of Sen Trillanes.”

Related: Interview on Sen. Trillanes’ situation

Interview on DWIZ | Sept. 1, 2018

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– the Isulan bombing and Senate Bill 1956 (Anti-Terrorism Act of 2018)
– pork in the proposed 2019 national budget
– need for government to shift its attention to the economy
– President Duterte’s recent strong statements against possible abuses by China
– timetable of Senate relocation

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On the President’s inclusion of retiring military and police officers in his visit to Israel as a ‘gift’

Goodwill may be a better word, or what the President actually meant. Every official presidential trip abroad must have a purpose better than just being a gift to anyone in government. The reason is plain as it is simple – government officials are always expected to serve their best.

Rewards for the more deserving come in the form of promotions, awards, even a pat on the back.

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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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#PingSays: On the 2019 budget impasse, and President Duterte’s reported thoughts of ‘stepping down’| Aug. 15, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– the 2019 budget impasse
– President Duterte’s reported thoughts about stepping down or resigning

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#PingTweets: On President Duterte’s ‘meeting’ with erring cops in Malacañang

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🌐 Sen. Lacson, lubos ang kasiyahan sa paglagda ni Pangulong Duterte sa kanyang panukalang National ID system [Radyo Pilipinas]

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From Radyo Pilipinas: Ang naturang panukala na inumpisahang isulong ni Lacson taong 2001 nang maging senador siya sa unang pagkakataon ay nilagdaan na ng Pangulong Duterte bilang Republic Act 11055 sa isang seremonya sa Malacañang.  Continue reading “🌐 Sen. Lacson, lubos ang kasiyahan sa paglagda ni Pangulong Duterte sa kanyang panukalang National ID system [Radyo Pilipinas]”

National ID ni Ping, Pirmado Na!

Matapos na tila ‘matulog sa pansitan’ sa nakalipas na ilang administrasyon, ganap nang naging batas at mapapakinabangan na ng mamamayan ang panukalang National ID ni Senador Panfilo Lacson.

Ang naturang panukala na inumpisahang isulong ni Lacson taong 2001 nang maging senador siya sa unang pagkakataon ay ganap nang nilagdaan ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte bilang Republic Act 11055 sa isang seremonyas sa Malacanang.

Ipinaabot ni Lacson ang personal niyang pasasalamat sa Pangulong Duterte dahil bagama’t halos nasa kalagitnaan pa lamang ang termino nito ay napabilang na ang panukala sa mga nalagdaan bilang batas.

Related: Lacson Expects National ID System to Speed Up Transactions, Deter Crime
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