3-min response to crimes within Metro Manila via PNP-NCRPO S.A.F.E. alert app—SHARP EDGES by Jake J. Maderazo

Jake J. Maderazo 01/24/2023

The NCRPO APP ALERT is not dependent on an internet or WIFI connection. Once mobile phones are activated, people can report crime thru the SHORT MESSAGING SYSTEM (SMS) or text signal without deducting or using up their…

Allow all food imports but give tariffs to affected farmers—SHARP EDGES by JAKE J. MADERAZO

01/17/2023

We are already 114 M in population and almost always, there will never be enough rice, onions, or any agricultural product, like pork, beef, or fish, for everybody. The truth of the matter, we may never become…

‘Clean’ PNP critical in new war vs illegal drugs – SHARP EDGES by JAKE J. MADERAZO

01/10/2023

In October, or just three months under the new BBM administration, another 990 kilos of shabu worth P6.7B were seized in a buy-bust operation in Tondo Manila. In follow-up operations, ten people were arrested including a police…

DOTr’s Jimmy Bautista, MIAA-CAAP heads should resign – SHARP EDGES by JAKE J. MADERAZO

01/03/2023

Around 361 flights were canceled, delayed or diverted in that six-hour shutdown now traced to “technical issues”. We were marked and condemned all over the world by the industry and air travelers and the damage continues to…

Higher take home pay in 2023 with new income tax deductions – SHARP EDGES by JAKE J. MADERAZO

12/27/2022

  We vividly remember a few years ago the horrendous income taxes we, hardworking employees, pay to government. We always cried “holdup” as these “sweat and tears” money are immediately withheld in our payroll accounts. In that…