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To serve and protect

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THEN INTERIOR Secretary Jesse Robredo saluted the colors as he inspected the troops at the arrival  honors given to him by the Philippine National Police during his first visit to its headquarters in Camp Crame in Quezon City on July 14, 2010. Photo by PNP-PIO

The State shall establish and maintain one police force, which shall be national in scope and civilian in character, to be administered and controlled by a national police commission….

Posted: September 29th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Sound and fury

A week ago, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago pre-sold the controversial hearing she was going to conduct on the grant of “unique powers” to since-resigned Interior Undersecretary Rico E. Puno in vivid Shakespearean terms. “There will be a lot of sound and fury. There will be a lot of sound from Mr. Puno and maybe a lot of fury from me.” Unfortunately for all of us, the hearing last Friday turned out to be more Shakespearean than we realized: It was “a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Green and big

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Miriam Defensor-Santiago summoned Rico Puno to a Senate hearing and took on the roles of judge, jury and executioner. Quite apart from prosecutor, haranguer and clown.

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

About Puno’s ‘Great Defender’

I am lost in translation over the love of President Aquino toward Rico E. Puno, now a former undersecretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government. Amid the latest corruption issue against Puno in connection with the controversial P1-billion PNP (Philippine National Police) gun deal, the President still managed to say some kind words for his beleaguered shooting-range buddy. P-Noy, speaking to reporters in faraway Russia, where he was attending the Apec (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit, expressed his continued trust and confidence in Puno, whom he described as his “eyes and ears” in the DILG.

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Puno hatchet job victim

The editorial titled “Que Rico!” asked: Why did Undersecretary Rico E. Puno, with three others, try to enter the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo’s private quarters in a Quezon City condo? (Inquirer, 9/10/12)

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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