Although the government’s disaster response team has shown satisfactory performance when responding to the needs of the public during typhoons Pedring and Quiel, Pres. Aquino said several relief operations in the future can be strengthened further.
To protect the welfare of the innocent children involved in crimes, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman has junked calls to revise the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 (RA 9344).
According to a senior military officer, several foreign terrorists are using the backdoor approach in penetrating the unchecked areas in Mindanao.
If the Philippine National Police will rule out if juvenile offenders should be held liable for their mischievous acts, the agency is determined to lower the criminal liability age to 15 years old.
In the issue of piracy and fake goods, the Philippines is listed as one of the 29 nations being monitored by the Office of the US Trade Representative.
President Aquino has vowed to fulfill his promise of tracking down reported anomalies in the past Arroyo government and punishing early next year those involved in criminal acts by putting them behind bars.
As the country intensifies its efforts to boost the nation’s tourism industry, the Palace has called the foreign tourists to come to the Philippines “for the right reasons.”
SM Malls’ management is currently under scrutiny after the alleged lax security resulting to the deaths of the victims in the two separate crimes of passion inside the premises of the shopping centers.
Both minors involved in the SM Pampanga shooting incident have died. The younger minor at 3 p.m. Wednesday while the older teenager followed as reported in nighttime broadcast of the same day.