SHORTLY after he won the May 2016 elections, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña offered to pay in cash P50,000 for each criminal killed and P5,000 for each criminal wounded by city police.
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THE existing law on “false news,” under Art. 154 of the Revised Penal Code does not define it.
“Face of evil. Ang pangit talaga.”
-- President Duterte, referring to the senator, Dec. 6, 2017
THE town or city mayor who is suspended or dismissed usually whines that he is a “victim of politics,” persecuted by political enemies.
ARREST without warrant during “hot pursuit” is allowed for efficient police work: (1) delay may endanger law enforcers’ lives or the lives of others and (2) delay may allow the perpetrators to flee.
AS PEOPLE do on any other controversial statement from the president, they parse it, checking each word and entire sentence and paragraph for meaning and context.
SOME writers in social media called Sen.
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