NAIA-1 should be refurbished, preserved not sold

20 October 2011, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto today warned that bringing in private investors to operate or acquire the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal I (NAIA-1) might not be the answer to cure the 30-year airport terminal of its worst features. “If we sell to a private group, we could be...

Pacquaio deserves promotion as reserved army lieutenant colonel

19 October 2011, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said the country should feel safer with boxing sensation and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in the reserved force holding the rank of lieutenant colonel than entrusting its freedom to the hordes of skeptics. Recto stressed Pacquaio deserves his promotion...

Unspent budget is virtual ‘calamity fund’

30 September 2011, Comment are Off
Use ‘Pedring’ to correct underspending. Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said government could use the devastations wrought by typhoon Pedring and the ensuing tropical storms as catalyst to correct its under spending. “Not only croplands and properties were toppled by typhoon Pedring...