Tag: Philippine National Police (PNP)

Jinggoy eyes 50 kgs. monthly rice subsidy for policemen

(MANILA STANDARD) Senator Jinggoy Estrada wants to increase the rice allowance of policemen from 20 kilos to 50 kilos a month. “Can we not increase it to 50 kilos per month? Are we capable of doing this?” Estrada inquired during the Senate deliberation of the proposed 2023 budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP). “We’ll…
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‘Extra rice!’: Jinggoy seeks increase in rice subsidy for PNP personnel

(POLITIKO) Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday asked his fellow senators to augment the monthly rice subsidy given to personnel of the 266,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP). During the Senate plenary deliberations on the PNP’s budget proposal for 2023, Estrada was surprised that policemen were only getting a monthly subsidy of P650, or equivalent to 20…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Jinggoy moves for an increase in monthly rice subsidy of PNP personnel

Jinggoy moves for an increase in monthly rice subsidy of PNP personnel:  Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, during Tuesday’s budget deliberations, November 15, 2022, implores for P350-increase in the current P650 monthly rice allowance of the 266,000-strong uniformed and non-uniformed personnel of the Philippines. Estrada’s plea which was made as the Senate tackled the proposed 2023…
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Estrada pushes for estra rice allowance for cops

(PHILSTAR) MANILA, Philippines — Won’t extra rice be extra nice? Sen. Jinggoy Estrada is pushing for additional funding for the Philippine National Police so that members of the police force would get a higher monthly rice subsidy. Estrada said he wants to increase the monthly rice allowance for cops to P1,000 from P650, which he…
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Loathsome is an understatement

(MANILA STANDARD) The general robotic reaction to the unlooked-for weekend house visits by police to residences of journalists—print, broadcast, news agency or any media platform—appears laudable. But the way it was carried out, in parts of Metro Manila, left a bad taste in the mouth in the ranks of members of the fourth estate, days…
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Contemptible, Jinggoy says on PNP’s ‘home visits’ to journalists

Contemptible, Jinggoy says on PNP’s ‘home visits’ to journalists: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada says the PNP must explain and should be held accountable for apparent violation of Data Privacy Act in conducting unannounced visits to the residence of some journalists. “Ang mga tagapagpatupad ng batas ay dapat alam kung paano ang tamang pagpapatupad ng mga umiiral…
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‘The most stupid idea’: Jinggoy Estrada slams police visits to journalists’ homes

(POLITIKO) Senator Jinggoy Estrada denounced Sunday (October 16) the unannounced visits made by policemen in Metro Manila to the homes of some journalists, calling it “the most stupid idea.” In a statement, Estrada said the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) should explain why the police who visited journalists’ homes weren’t in proper uniform. “Why…
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On the PNP’s home visits to journalists

The PNP has a lot of explaining to do.  If the purpose of “home visits” of their personnel to the journalists’ residence is to ensure that there are no “threats” to their lives, why are they not in their proper uniform? Why was there no coordination with the local officials and media company/outlet with which…
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Estrada: PNP should explain surprise visits to journalists’ homes

(PHILSTAR) MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police may have meant well when they sent officers to some journalists’ homes to check on them and ensure their safety but dialogues could have been arranged through newsrooms, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said Sunday. He said having police officers conduct unscheduled visits raises questions that the police need…
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Lawmakers alarmed by PNP’s visits to journalists’ homes

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers on Sunday expressed concern over a police order authorizing cops to visit the homes of journalists “for their security,” following the murder of veteran broadcaster Percy Lapid in Las Piñas City. Senator Jinggoy Estrada said that while he understood the sense behind it, he questioned its purpose and tagged its…
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