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What ails the PNP? A historical and institutional perspective

The following is a short paper I presented at the round-table discussion on corruption, criminality and the PNP sponsored by Bayan and Pagbabago People’s Movement  held last October 15, 2014 at the UP Women’s Center. 1,512 more words


Five US Navy Ships Held At Subic Bay For Murder Investigation

Navy Ships Held In Philippine Port As Death Investigation Continues

” Five Navy warships are being held in port in the Philippines while police investigate the killing of a Filipino transgender at Subic Bay.

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Make Your Own Gun for Just $1,200

The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home
‘When Cody Wilson revealed the world’s first fully 3-D printed gun last year, he showed that the “maker” movement has enabled anyone to create a working, lethal firearm with a click in the privacy of his or her garage. 428 more words


Filipinos have lost trust in Purisima

For those who watched on national TV the inadequacy of the answers given by Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima, when grilled by Senators Grace Poe and Serge Osmeña over corruption and ill-gotten wealth charges, among other things, filed against him, I cannot blame, if like me, they will also surmise that, indeed, much, much more remains to be desired of his answers to convince the Filipinos that he is clean, honest and deserving of his position. 339 more words


Marikina drug busts net 98 suspects

Business must be terrible for those engaged in selling illegal drugs in the city as the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Marikina continuously ruins their commerce through conduct of continuous buy-bust operations, rendering their business unprofitable while losing their capital and landing them in jail. 228 more words


ISIS in the Philippines?

Syrian refugees, who want to enter Turkey with their animals, argue with Turkish soldiers at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. More than 200,000 people fleeing the Islamic State militants’ advance on Kobani, Syria, arrived in Turkey during last four days to find safety. 259 more words

Abusive Cops: Overweight and Above the Law

Dito sa pinas kung sino pa ang tagapag patupad ng batas madalas sila ang mga pasaway at abusado. Paano susundin ng mga tao ang batas at paano igagalang ang tagapag patupad kung sila mismo ang di sumusunod sa batas. 438 more words