Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation raided rice warehouses as part of a government crackdown on hoarding. One warehouse was caught repacking 20,000 50-kilo bags of rice from subsidized supplies of the state-owned National Food Authority (NFA). That was more than six years ago, or on March 28, 2008, to be exact.
We would like to thank the Inquirer for the article titled “Ways to avoid being a victim of property scams” (Property, 6/28/14) by Tessa R. Salazar, which we believe should be most helpful to the buying public. As the Inquirer knows, the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) is also principally mandated to protect the interest of condominium unit and subdivision lot buyers, pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 957.
By Rina Jimenez-David
President Aquino is said to be “alarmed” over the number of killings of prominent personalities—a hotel chain owner, a race car driver, some mayors and political figures—in recent days.
What in blazes is going on? People are dropping like flies, shot dead by unknown attackers wielding guns.
The general public may better appreciate the liability of Janet Lim Napoles by knowing who the “principals” in a crime are under the Revised Penal Code (Republic Act No. 3815), particularly Article 17 thereof.