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If President Noy is sincere in his “daang matuwid (straight and narrow path)” kind of governance, how come there is an officer in the Presidential Security Group (PSG) who is perceived to be corrupt?

If this officer is not corrupt, where did he get the money to buy four luxury vehicles, a Hummer and a Mercedes Benz, among them?

At least two members of the elite presidential guards have complained to me that this officer pockets the meal and mess allowances and incentives pay of his men.

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A prostitution joint masquerading as a massage parlor in Quezon City is safe from police raids.

It is reportedly owned by a Cabinet official.

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Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon seems helpless in containing smuggling at Manila’s two major ports, South Harbor and Manila International Container Port.

If he really wants to minimize smuggling, he should watch the people manning the X-ray machines of the two ports.

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The estranged wife of Sen. Koko Pimentel, former Binibining Pilipinas-Universe Jewel May Lobaton, has filed for the civil as well as Church annulment of their marriage.

On what grounds?

The absence of parental consent, mental illness, fraud, impotence or frigidity, if either party was forced to marry the other, and  infecting one’s partner with a  sexually transmitted disease (STD) are grounds for the annulment of marriage in this country.

What was the reason invoked by Ms. Lobaton, I wonder.

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The Catholic Church has fought tooth and nail against the passage of the divorce law, making the Philippines the only country in the world that does not allow divorce.

But it allows the annulment of a marriage on the grounds mentioned above.

We’re reminded of the very arrogant priest, Padre Damaso, in our national hero Jose Rizal’s novel “Noli Me Tangere.”

The fictional character is the father of Maria Clara, the epitome of Filipino womanhood.

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I had dinner with retired Navy admirals a couple of nights ago and one of the topics of our conversation was the dismissal from the service of two Navy officers who were implicated in the alleged murder of Ensign Philip Pestaño in 1995 aboard the BRP Bacolod.

The retired admirals agreed with the sentiments of the majority in the Armed Forces that Pestaño committed suicide, and that those linked to his death were all innocent.

Cmdr. Reynaldo Lopez, who graduated valedictorian of Philippine Military Academy Class ’92, and Cmdr. Luidegar Casis, a graduate of the US Coast Guard Academy, were unlikely murderers.

Lopez, Casis and the other accused are suffering because of the inability of the Office of the Ombudsman to appreciate the facts in the case.


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Tags: divorce , Graft and Corruption , Philip Pestaño , Philippines , prostitution , Quezon City , Religion , Smuggling


  • Mamang Pulis

    The retired admirals agreed with the sentiments of the majority in the Armed Forces that Pestaño committed suicide, and that those linked to his death were all innocent

    WTF! natural sir. mga bata nila gumawa nun! maaring alam nila at nag walang kibo na lamang o talgang pina bura na at nag tanga tangahan na lng….

    katarantaduhan yan sinulat mo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    The writer should reveal the cabinet official who owns the massage parlor reported to be engaged in prostitution.  Otherwise, all cabinet officials are suspects.  Also, the Tulfo brothers frequent the bars and clubs in QC.  

    • farmerpo

       Totoo ka diyan Noel, kaya lang ang mga katangang ‘reportedly’ ‘alleged’ ‘as said by’ ay nagdadala ng grasya.  Kung makita ng tinutukoy ang report, aayusin na kaagad ito para di na lang mabulgar kung sino. Di ba?

    • batoph

       ”Also, the Tulfo brothers frequent the bars and clubs in QC.  ”

      All in the interest of research…No doubt!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

         They would say they’re there to meet their assets or informers.

  • archerfan

    pati ba naman yung psg, kinikikilan mo kuya tulfing??  siguro natunugan nila na malaki kita kaya gusto humati.  tapos malamang lamang kala nila libre or vip sila sa massage parlor, eh pinagbayad kaya nagalit si tulfing.eh ta

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FPVUYCML46QCAJM5N2O4GNID24 tony

    All your items here Mr. Tulfo are nothing but chismis. If you want to expose illegal activities, the all means do it correctly and prints the names of those breaking the laws. If you’re just going to hide behind the protection of the cloak of media and invoke your susceptibility to libel cases, then you migfht as well NOT report all those innuendos because it does not help the citizens at all.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QI3PTJXNFUMLABICSTNA6MU2HA yahoo-QI3PTJXNFUMLABICSTNA6MU2HA

    Dapat sa iyo Tulfo sa tabloid showbiz section ka na lang magsulat at hindi dito sa prestihiyosong babasahin tulad ng Inquirer.  Pulos haka-haka at walang basehan mga pinagsusulat mo.  Pati ba naman yung kaso ni Ensign Pestano na may mga matitibay na ebidensya na ito’y hindi pagpapatiwakal ay sa isang “sweeping statement” mo ay pilit mong binabaligtad ang katotohanan.  Ano pinapanghawakan mo para ikaw ay aming paniwalaan?

  • Tatak_Nakaw_Arroyo

    Pati ba naman personal life ng ex wife ni Sen. Koko Pimental tsinitsimis mo. That is OFF Target.
    Para kang si Inday Badiday na napaka tsismoso and this article has nothing to do with public service. Baka maupakan ka na naman at iiyak ka na agrabyado ka!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

      Inday Badiday ka daw Mon????  hahahahahahahahahha…….

  • 711sense

    Mr. Ramon Tulfo is a coward for accusing someone or anyone in that respect without naming them. If he has any proof, he should reveal the name of the person he accuse of wrongdoing otherwise it’s pure hearsay. He is better off helping the poor and the oppressed. People will respect and sympathatize more with his cause. Perhaps he is waiting for some money to come from whom he accuse of wrongdoing before he release or not release their name/s?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GG4T5UNZ3P7SCHSRNJ7PF5JZMM Jimmy

    I don’t know Philip Pestano.! But based on what I learned from the case, and as an investigator, I believe Philip was murdered..!!!!!  It is only normal for those admirals to say otherwise because they don’t want to tarnish the image of PN…!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Kaya nadedemanda ng maraming mga libel cases itong si Tulfo ay dahil sa mga balitang ito.  Hiding under this type of reporting, insinuating personalities do this, do that is Tulfo’s forte. Call a spade a spade.  If you’re not sure, dont publish it.  Remember, walang laban itong mga taong ito dahil ikakaila mo lang dahil hindi mo binigay ang mga pangalan nila.

  • sigena

    annulment malakas ang tulo 

  • eirons1043

    Sen. Mon walang kwenta kolum mo ngayon. Tsismis mo naman bakit tumakbong senador si Hagedorn ng solo. Mabuti pa ikaw ang tumakbo at sigurado marami kang boto kesa kina Jackie, Mitos, Migz at iba pang walang kwenta. Huwag ka ng gumastos kasi kilala ka na at malamang eh iboto ka pa nung mga galit sayo kesa sa mga trapo.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q36YXIXHCFF74NOVR7MWRXYNGU RAMON

      Ako iboboto kita Mon… tukayo tayo eh.

  • $26606290

    Ang daming massage parlors/prostittution dens along QC Avenue.  Why don’t you help expose them?  They have been operating for years obviously under the protection of someone.  Attention QCPD,  dela Vega?  Mayor HB.  Malakas talaga sigurong kita natin dito.  Impossibleng di niyo alam to.  Nagkalat sa QC and mga to.

    • tilamsik

      HEHE malakas si ateng

    • pubringjuandelacruz

      wag mo ng asahan si HB na gagawa ng aksyon dyan!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    Idol Mon… I think you forgot that you were the ones who exposed the corruption of those Navy officers selling gasoline  in an island in Zamboanga.   It is PDI who exposed a marine officer selling a heavy mortar to the muslim rebels.  In return, marine inventory said they haven’t lost anything in their armory.  tsk, tsk, tsk, tsk!   These Admirals allegedly are gettin’ cuts from their subordinates.  Investiating these people is like hitting a cinder block wall.  I spoke to various retired navy personnel and they confirm  what’s going on in the Philippine Navy.   Remember the thesis of ex- naval Intelligence Officer turned reformist Senator Antonio Trillanes?  It is 100% true.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    Mon, my anallysis based on the info provided  told me that Navy Ensign Phillip Pastano was murdered.   Remember the days when it was reported that drugs were being processed in a military laboratory in Camp Crame?   Remember  when then intelligence officer Capt. Reynaldo Jaylo shot at close range that top AFP officer as he stopped him driving his car?  Shot because he ignored his warning and he bent to grab his pistol?  Did you know what that AFP top ranking officer was carrying inside his car?  You mean you didn’t know about it?   If you knew the personal life of Sen. Koko Pimentel’s wife, how come you didn’t know these criminal activities in the Navy?   Is it because you wined and dined with them?   What do you think will happen if Koko’s wife is wining and dining with YOU?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    THE MURDER OF ENSIGN PHILLIP PESTANO

    As I understand Idol Mon  from reading your column is that, the ego of these alllegedly corrupt Naval Officers  is more important.  As a Filipino citizen, it is our duty to protect the motherland the Philippines against all enemies foreign and domestic.  This is as clear as daylight!  When these alleged criminals became officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, they took an oath and they broke that oath by becoming criminals.  I myself is a witness as a graduating student seing a Philippine Navy ship that opens in front loading big logs in Brooks Point, Palawan.   Ensign Phillip Pestano was murdered upon orders from the top because he stood up against these criminal activities.    

    • tompdeg

      Oh my God. when did you witness this sir ?  was this before or after Ensign Phillip Pestano’s murder ?  if after, it means nag patuloy pa talaga ang mga kalokohan nila. It is not the entire institution , or the “majority in the armed forces ”  who does those shenanigans, but best we do our most part to help get rid of them. senor tulfo is……?

  • Magsasaka

     
    If President Noy is sincere in his “daang matuwid (straight and
    narrow path)” kind of governance, how come there is an officer in the
    Presidential Security Group (PSG) who is perceived to be corrupt?

    If this officer is not corrupt, where did he get the money to buy
    four luxury vehicles, a Hummer and a Mercedes Benz, among them?

    At least two members of the elite presidential guards have
    complained to me that this officer pockets the meal and mess allowances
    and incentives pay of his men.- kung totoo yan sigurado ako produkto ng PMA ang pukang nang yon

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1216059538 Paeng Caidz

      ……….

    • John_Galt_II

      Tama! yun mga galing ng PMA ang malakas magnakaw!

  • kapatad

    Ang binibigay ng Roamn Catholic Church ay nullity of marriage. Ibig sabihin walang nangyaring kasalan sapagkat sa pasimula pa lamang may depekto na.

    • $14334231

      hindi…’yong annulment ay binibigay dahil sa PH10,000.00 na bayad..gets mo???…kung may divorce, patay ang negosyo ng simbahan….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/53PNN2WSIQM6WLEOBGOCKQLV74 Jose

    Another sensational topic about PSG sana mag prosper mabawasan ng corrupt if true.

  • boypalaban

    pati problema ng mag-asawang Pimentel pinakialaman mo at inintriga mo pa….
    kumusta na yung trauma sa pagkakasapak sa yo?

    • John_Galt_II

      Ganyan talaga ang mga taong tanga. Pati tsismis pinapatulan. Hindi malayo makulong tong si Tulfong dahil sa katangahan. Ilang beses na muntik na to makulong kaya lang laging may padrino.

  • sam_aquino

    it is either blind item or showbiz related…

    tulfo’s column should be in the “entertainment section”… 

    • AllaMo

      Sabi ni mon, “Tiish at inggit lang kayo. Bayad (na) ako, paroon at pparito”.

  • neverwint3r

    who cares about these massage parlors? they provide service to the filipinos and provides employment to the girls. so walang talo.

    ang dapat nila pagtuunan ng pansin e yung mga criminal gangs, mga corrupt sa gobyerno o bir, smuggling sa customs, etc

    • Pablo Juan

       which they can easily find at the said massage parlors.

  • c7cinbox

    kung ganitong style ng info ang ilagay mo sa facebook or twiter madadale ba ako base sa cybercrime law?

  • John_Galt_II

    If the Inquirer is sincere in ridding their newspaper of corrupt journalist. They should start looking at a columnist who has vast amount of unexplained wealth and who has many mistresses. The columnist have recently been mauled by a woman at the airport for recording in his cellphone an argument between the woman and an airline employee. He is also very arrogant and claims to be very fluent is english but makes a lot of mistakes in his column even with the help of a proof reader. He is also very stupid and is a laughingstock of the internet readers.

  • TEAM PNOY

    At sino ang anak ni Padre Damaso? Hulaan mo.

    Sirit, sino pa eh di si Pareng Mon Tulfo Damaso. hihihi.

  • TEAM PNOY

    The estranged wife of Sen. Koko Pimentel, former Binibining Pilipinas-Universe Jewel May Lobaton, has filed for the civil as well as Church annulment of their marriage.
    On what grounds?
    Answer: Based on the psychological incapacity of Mon Tulfo. Pwede ba yon? hihihi.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WJX5I5FJL52QCZDUKDNWOTIZHQ Lateralus

    maraming massage parlors sa qc, please be specific, or give us clues, mister mon, hehe.

  • malek_abdul

    Siguro nung sinusulat ni Tulping ang article na ito lashing na lashing na naman. Pati pribadong buhay ng mag-asawang Koko Pimente; at Jewel Lobaton gustong paki-alaman.

    I noticed that Tolpo has a lot of information of smuggling inside the Bureau of Customs. Hindi kaya dati niyang kasamahan ang mga smugglers na ito at siya’y sinibak kaya siya nagpuputak? Kung meron alam ang Tulfing na ito sa mga nagaganap na smuggling sa BoC dapat ibulgar niya ang mga sangkot. He must name names or at least coordinate with Biazon and Lim to plan an entrapment. hindi puro blind items lang ang sinusulat dito na parang nagbababala sa mga sangkot na pag hindi siya pinartehan ay ibubulgar niya mga katauhan nila. Pin them down tulfing if you have the guts. Sasaluduhan pa kita.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_75QJCBJN7KPDM2SV5RSBRHJZGY rene

    Tsismosa din pala itong si Tulfo.. Showbiz ang dating… Mayron din akong alam.. isang columnist ang nabugbog dahil sa airport.. ay luma na pala yon.. ito ang bago.. ang columnista na ito ay pumupunta sa CEO ng malaking kumpanya para magbigay ng simpleng regalo kunwari pero may hinihintay na kapalit na doble at triple pa.

  • kismaytami

    Pati ba naman massage parlor pinapatos mo na Mon?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PNTIGXL3JZVKOJDRXXDYGGBUUY Jerry

    Malaking problema o may sira. Yan ang kalimitang dahilan ng nagpapatiwakal. Anong dahilan ni Pestano? Anon mang dahilan sabit pa rin ang mga opisyal. Bakit sila tumanggap ng may sayad kung hindi murder ang dahilan ng kamatayan.

  • AllaMo

    LMFAO! I’m sure those retired admirals, a majority of those in the Armed Forces, and tulfo also believe that ferdinand marcos(Pwe) and juan purruganan enrile(Pwe) are the best things that ever happened to the Philippines.

  • edm365f31

    Mon bakeeet Massage parlor … hindi ka naka happy ending….
    ako i only go der when my back and tuhod hurts..

  • $14334231

    who’s next on your column…kris aquino (di pwede, hindi lang sampal ang aabutin mo)…mon, nasa massage parlor ako nung isang linggo, tatlong gabing sunod sunod dahil masarap ‘yong nag mamasahe sa akin….hehehe…..

  • RiverHorse

    mon… kung talagang matapang ka, pangalanin mo yung PSG at yung cabinet official na tinutukoy mo. haber?!

    • Mamang Pulis

      I second the motion.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

    Mon baka naman kinita ni PSG Officer yung pinambili ng hummer at mercedez niya sa Multi level Network marketing niya.

    • Mamang Pulis

      kickback nya sa arms deal with Puno…;)

  • http://www.facebook.com/lolo.mo.73997 Lolo Mo

    Yesterday, I filed my Candidacy as Independent Mayor Candidate of Q.C. If you want to know the reason why, just open the COA Fiscal :Year 2011 audit. Nakakasuka! Pinaglaroan at winaldas lang ng mga LGU Q.C. ang tax money natin. Someone has to stop it!
    Nang nag-file ako sa Comelec-Q.C. yesterday, daming mga uniform Bistek traffic police sa compound ng Q.C. Hall na walang ginagawa kundi mag stambay. Remember, we, the tax payers are the ones paying for their uniform and their salaries. 2 p.m. pa lamang, they are already idle. There are just too many of them. Then, there are also dozens and dozens of street sweeper who just loaf around the City Hall. I am just wondering, with election coming soon, suddenly, City Hall starts hiring hundreds of lowly employees who does nothing except to get their 15th and end of the month salary. And all of them came from slum areas. Bago lahat ang uniform nila with Bistek initial of H.B. which means, they are newly hired. He he he. Dapat, one year before election, no more hiring should be entertain. Talo ang mga independent Candidates like me in the political  race because of the  unfair practice.

    Ang hirap kasi, inutil ang Comelec natin. The following day after Trillianes has filed his COC, his pocket size calendar 2013 with his face on the other side spead in the entire Metro Manila like a virulent virus. Yes, he did not say that he was campaigning, but the mere fact that he distributed millions of pocket size calender just means one thing, premature campaigning. If a respectable Senator engage on this kind of lowly and dastardly act, how can you trust him when he is already in his post. Just look what Trillianes did, he negotiated with China throught the back-channel. That is an insult to our present DFA head, Mr. Del Rosario If PNoy does not trust our DFA, then fire him out. But to do a back-channel negotiation is a no-no.

    Maraming kabastusan ang ginagawa ng mga Legislature natin. Sa Cyber-libel, magaling sila. But, how about the Freedom of information act, the Divorce law, etc. The FOI has been languishing in the Legislature for so long. Hangang ngayon, hindi parin umuusad. Takot ba ang mga Senators and Congressmen natin na malaman ng mamamayan kung saan nila winaldas ang kanilang Pork Barrel?

  • maypakialamtayo

    mr. tulfo pangalanan nyo na kasi kapag nagkataong kkk yan, baka iba na naman ang masipa sa trabaho.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    Iwasan natin ang mga ganitong blind item.  Sa dami ng mga cabinet members, lahat ay natatamaan.  Kung si Deped Sec. Luistro kaya at karamihan ng mga kliente sa massage parlor ay mga Pari ?



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