Taiwan at Interpol leads to a safer world (2)

November 14, 2018
When a powerful local politician – wanted for alleged links to illegal drugs and high-powered firearms – was nowhere to be found last year, President Duterte seemed so incensed that he offered a P5-million reward to intensify the nationwide manhunt for the elusive fugitive.

Foreign workers

November 14, 2018
THROUGHOUT the year, thousands of Filipinos, men and women, leave impoverished Philippines to work abroad, where they are acclaimed as the “darling” of employers.

Saving the best for a guy named Chito Magnaye

November 13, 2018
I’M saving the best for the last and at the same time would like to offer my aplogies to an old-time friend, Senior Superintendent Luisito ‘Chito’ Magnaye whose name I failed to mention during my previous column regarding members of Philippine Military Academy ‘Sambisig’ Class of 1991.

A bad encounter at Duty Free

November 13, 2018
First of all, I would like to thank all my friends and even those I do not personally know, who sympathized with me regarding my unfortunate experience with cashier Michael Boston at the Fiesta Mall Duty Free Philippines over the weekend.

Commissioner Sid is not the first National Bureau of Investigation ‘victim’

November 13, 2018
BELOW is the full text of the statement issued by former customs commissioner, Isidro Lapeña, that he so kindly sent to yours truly on Monday night, just hours after the “surprising news” that he was among those charged by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) over the case of the sensational “disappearance” of 105 containers at Port of Manila (POM) last March.