September 24, 2017, 11:24 am
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07205 UAE Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19737 Albanian Lek
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03473 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33883 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02472 Australian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03508 Aruba Florin
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03924 Barbados Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.60624 Bangladesh Taka
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03223 Bulgarian Lev
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1 Philippine Peso = 34.03414 Burundi Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Bermuda Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02647 Brunei Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13537 Bolivian Boliviano
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06149 Brazilian Real
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Bahamian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 1.26104 Bhutan Ngultrum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.20051 Botswana Pula
1 Philippine Peso = 392.78006 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03919 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02419 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01905 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 12.25231 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12921 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 57.14342 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 11.22072 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Cuban Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 1.81263 Cape Verde Escudo
1 Philippine Peso = 0.42857 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.49225 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12231 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.92211 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19774 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25715 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34589 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45831 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01644 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03953 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01454 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01447 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08679 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.87895 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 174.63213 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14311 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.97705 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15314 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45756 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12286 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.19973 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.08986 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 260.48656 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0688 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27132 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.89582 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 658.62271 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 2.10712 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.56229 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01388 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.20489 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 2.02178 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.3433 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 79.4585 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 8.05435 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 17.65745 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 22.18972 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00592 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01609 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.67785 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 162.84088 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 29.53698 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.99588 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.29351 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26015 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05981 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01217 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02654 Libyan Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.18329 Moroccan Dirham
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34501 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.00647 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 26.68236 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 48.14597 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15773 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 7.0826 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.65097 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.30135 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 14.05376 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34969 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08232 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.92564 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.58623 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15332 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.01197 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02683 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00755 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06369 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06268 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.06494 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07028 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 111.25171 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07269 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0755 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.13354 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.2576 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07357 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15204 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2669 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13067 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15655 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02649 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01455 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.43567 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 147.14538 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.928 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 402.77613 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17167 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 10.10359 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.64921 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04791 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0432 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06876 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13239 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59217 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 43.90818 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51422 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 70.57092 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.56582 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 158.34804 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19569 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 445.73278 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.0155 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04907 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.773 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05297 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.75142 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.95017 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.90386 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25991 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 101.81479 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 7.10025 Zimbabwe dollar

Tax-paid hearings

FORMER Transport Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya must have forgotten the commandment not to take the name of the Lord in vain. Hard pressed in the congressional hearing on the troubles of the MRT, Abaya kept bringing up “Panginoon” to buttress his words. He could have just said, “The lies I know are from the previous administration....” And those listening would have agreed with him.

It is a given that too many Filipino trapos (traditional politicians) in tight situations will say what’s to their personal advantage, true or not. Abaya kept making debatable claims, punctuated with calls to the Almighty to dignify his audacity. Tacky... tacky... tacky! 

Rep. Gary Alejano wants President Duterte impeached. It’s so frivolous that from Day 1, all (except fis fekkiw Magdalos) knew that Alejano’s case would be dead in the water. And sure enough, not quite three hours into manifestations, Alejano’s impeachment case was dismissed.

Will someone calculate how much of taxpayers’ money was spent for that Monday morning frivolous congressional impeachment hearings? How much of people’s taxes was wasted on caterers and those numberless white-outfitted, white-gloved waiters and waitresses.

Seen on TV, scurrying back and forth, serving food and beverages as breakfast, brunch, snack, lunch to the hundreds of hangers-on including lawyers, clerks, secretaries, aides, valets of the Honorables. Such squandering of our taxes. Since Gary Alejano lost his case, shouldn’t he be charged, for the cost of the hearing, including the cost of light and air-conditioning, the caterers’ bills? 

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Defining Extra-Judicial Killings (EJK): Seven distinct EKJ situations. It’s EJK but the President and his PNP did not instigage any of these deaths. 

1) Vigilante killings --Addict has his source of illegal drugs--his dealer. When drug addict can no longer pay, addict hides from his dealer. He has no money to pay his dealer for what he owes. The dealer is upset; seeks him out. When located, it is a case of who pulls the trigger first. PDu30’s PNP was not the cause of such deaths. But it is EJK.

2) Drug dealers fear addicts who get enrolled in rehabilitation. Drug dealers fear that the surrenderee-addicts will give their (dealers’) names and whereabouts to the police. Dealer tracks addict down to silence the addict. PDu30’s PNP was not the cause of such deaths. But it is EJK.

3) Buy-bust Operations, as done by all law enforcers all over the world. Police posing as buyers meets dealer in the underworld, eyeball-to-eyeball with the enemies. Both with ammunition, and who gets killed depends on who pulls the trigger first. PDu30’s PNP has not maliciously caused of such deaths. But it is EJK.

4) Innocent households will answer the knock on their door without weapons, and calmly ask: “Hello officer, who are you looking for?” No weapons will be fired. No one will be killed. When the police knock on doors where the addicts and dealers are doing drug sessions, they become paranoid, frightened, reach for their weapons, ready to shoot it out. Faced with drawn weapons, the police must shoot back in self-defense. PDu30’s PNP was not the trigger of such deaths. But it is EJK.

5) Curious innocent bystanders die. Police and drug dealers are in a chase, shooting at each other. There will be collateral damage. Few are sharp shooters. Bullets will get a bystander or two. Such tragedies are outside of the President’s control on his war on drugs. PDu30’s PNP was not the cause such deaths. But it is EJK. 

6) Ninja Cops. By the law of averages, of the 178,000 Filipino policemen members of the PNP, some with poor breeding and problem childhood would be into illegal activities. These types would holdup, kidnap, ransom, kotong, murder, rape, kill other policemen. Even in religious schools, a few seminarians become criminal priests. These bad seeds are an embarrassment to their institutions. PNP weeds them out--prosecuted, convicted. PDu30’s PNP did not create such Ninja deaths. But it is EJK.

7) Unsolved killings having nothing to do with drugs: passion killing, jealousy, business rivalry, family conflicts, animosity, deception, love triangle, senseless killings, etc. PDu30’s PNP has nothing to do with such deaths. But it is EJK.
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