PNPA 2015 valedictorian pays tribute to SAF 44, says he admires Aquino

SILANG, Cavite (Mabuhay) – The Mamasapano tragedy did not dampen the spirits of the graduating cadets of the Philippine National Police academy, instead it inspired them to pursue a career as public safety officers. In a graduation speech on Thursday, the top cadet of the PNPA...

Aquino should not be crucified for Mamasapano incident – House allies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III was a “victim,” too, in the Mamasapano debacle, according to his allies at the House of Representatives. Liberal Party (LP) lawmakers on Friday sought to paint a picture of a suffering Aquino, whose approval and trust ratings had...

Aquino seeks ‘understanding’ but no apology for Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In what he said would be the last time he speaks on the issue, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday again accepted responsibility for the disastrous January 25 Mamasapano incident and “humbly” asked for “understanding,” but offered no apology. “I say again,...

Aquino skirting liability by refusing to apologize over Mamasapano – Miriam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is refusing to apologize over the January 25 Mamasapano incident to avoid civil or criminal liability arising from a confession, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said Wednesday. At a press conference, Santiago said Aquino was aware...

Lawmaker urges PNP to emulate Lacson’s style of disciplining police force

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Alarmed by the growing number of incidents involving “hoodlums in uniform,” a lawmaker from the House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to launch an honest-to-goodness campaign to rid its ranks of bad eggs that has...

Senators push Php150 subsistence daily allowance for AFP officers, enlisted personnel

MANILA, Aug 8 (Mabuhay) – A proposed joint resolution increasing the subsistence allowance of all officers and enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and other uniformed personnel from Php90 to Php150 per day has been filed in the Senate. Filed by...

Aquino to attend ‘Araw ng Parangal sa Kapulisan’; meet Singaporean President this week

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III is scheduled to attend two more important engagements this week, aside from Monday’s Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) graduation rites in Silang, Cavite. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda, in a statement, said the...