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He serves arrest warrants on crime suspects in Bacolod City, doing it mostly unarmed. Yet, PO3 Felipe Moncatar stood out here for having the most arrests among policemen in the city. He stood out again in President Benigno Aquino’s fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 22.…

Posted Friday, August 2, 2013 09:39:11 | Read More »

Customs employees hit back at Aquino »

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The 3,000-member Bureau of Customs Employees Association (Bocea) hit back at President Benigno Aquino III Thursday for making "sweeping generalizations" in his recent State of the Nation Address, which depicted Customs personnel as corrupt and inefficient.…

Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 08:10:58 | Read More »

Militants ready vs police raps over SONA clash »

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The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said Thursday it was ready to face charges that had been filed against them in relation to clashes that ensued between its members and police during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address last July 22 in Quezon City.…

Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 10:07:39 | Read More »

Aquino protector’s cover blown with SONA spotlight »

After working for 30 years behind the scenes, his cover was blown, as it were, in circumstances beyond his control.…

Posted Sunday, July 28, 2013 12:48:20 | Read More »

All 17 customs collectors told to vacate posts »

MAJOR SHAKEUP  Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon fields questions from reporters as he presents P19 million worth of illegally imported used vehicles, motorcycle, semi submarine and 14 containers full of possible hazardous scrap materials at Manila International Container Port on Friday. With him are Customs Enforcement  Director George Aliño, Deputy Commissioners Danilo Lim and Horacio Suansing Jr. and MICT collector Ricardo Belmonte. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon on Friday directed all collectors, including Ricardo Belmonte, the younger brother of House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, and officers in charge of ports and subports in the country to vacate their posts preparatory to reassignment in the first round of a wide-ranging reform in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) following a stinging public rebuke from President Benigno Aquino III in his State of the Nation Address (Sona)…

Posted Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:03:27 | Read More »

Clinging to their posts like barnacles »

Scuttlebutt in Malacañang: Before President Noy delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) Monday, he gave each Cabinet member a copy of his speech.…

Posted Friday, July 26, 2013 10:58:34 | Read More »

Palace: Santiago must have read another Sona »

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Malacañang on Wednesday expressed disbelief at Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s comment that President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) sounded like a college paper that missed out on poverty and employment.…

Posted Thursday, July 25, 2013 03:44:39 | Read More »


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