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At the scene of the crime

It is said that in the United States, it takes only three minutes for the police to arrive at the scene of a crime. Here in the Philippines, the police are already at the scene as a crime is being committed for they are the criminals themselves. This lamentable happening was exemplified yet again during that robbery-kidnapping that transpired last Sept. 1 in broad daylight on Edsa, where the suspected perpetrators are policemen in the active service.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Transparency in DSWD projects and programs

This refers to false and misleading information in the article titled “Unliquidated CCT funds: Philpost can’t account for P5B—COA” (News, 9/3/14) by Gil Cabacungan.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Tax holiday for fresh graduates or first-time employees

May I extend my congratulations to Sen. Ralph Recto and Rep. Miro Quimbo for their sensible legislative proposals relating to the needs of the economy and the need to mitigate the burden to our taxpayers.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Clarifications on Banal column from developer of GGLC project

This refers to the column of Conrado Banal titled “Land of the plea” (“Breaktime,” Business, 9/15/14), where he wrote about the Sabah Al-Ahmad Global Gateway Logistics City (GGLC) project and the ongoing dispute between the project owner Global Gateway Development Corp. (GGDC) and its terminated contractor Peregrine Development International Inc. (Peregrine). We find it necessary to clarify certain statements in the column.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Stop being negative, just do good

I always wish for any president to succeed in bringing the most good to the biggest number of people during her or his incumbency. Presidents who were elected through mostly peaceful and orderly means deserve our prayers, at the very least, even if we didn’t vote for them.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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