Nelson S. Badilla

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Nelson S. Badilla started writing for various publications in November 1994 and stopped in December 2006. Then, he started teaching in various universities from 2007 to 2016. He returned to media profession in November 2014 until he joined in the Business Mirror last February this year. Badilla finished Doctor of Education, Major in Educational Management, program from the University of Rizal System (2015). He obtained his Master of Public Administration from the University of the Philippines - National College of Public Administration and Governance (2007). He first took up his bachelor's degree, AB Political Science, from the Lyceum of the Philippines and but finished it at the Philippine Christian University in Manila (2005). While writing stories for this paper, Dr. Badilla is set to teach Public Administration, Journalism, and Basic Economic courses starting this year.

Año to PNP: Be impartial, nonpartisan during polls

THE single most important role of the Philippine National Police (PNP) during elections is to become “impartial and nonpartisan…deputies of the Commission on Elections  [Comelec],” Undersecretary Eduardo M. Año, officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), said last Sunday, on the eve of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSKE) elections.

DILG asks Comelec to retrain public-school teachers to prevent irregularity in May polls

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to “intensify the training of public-school teachers who will be serving as Board of Election Inspectors [BEIs]” in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) on May 14 to prevent any irregularity in the manual form of election.

TRAIN law ‘casualties’ listed under 4Ps get additional cash

The Duterte administration has started to disburse some P10.56 billion for some 4.4 million households registered under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in a bid to extend help for them to survive the “adverse economic impact” of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

QC Jail the ‘best’ in Metro Manila–BJMP

The Quezon City Jail (QCJ), with around 4,000 detainees, was adjudged as “the best” city jail in Metro Manila in 2017. According to Chief Insp. Xavier Zolda, chief of the Public Information Office (PIO) of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), QCJ has dislodged 17 other detention facilities of the BJMP.

Balik Scientist bill gets bicam panel’s nod

The Balik Scientist Program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will finally be institutionalized and strengthened in order to encourage the Filipino scientists who have been working in foreign countries to return to the Philippines so they could participate and contribute to the development of the country.

DILG: Non-implementation of laws caused Boracay crisis

THE head of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) wants the department’s newly promoted officials to review and implement all environmental and other laws of the country in their respective turfs to prevent the garbage and environment crisis that happened in Boracay, Aklan, to take place in other areas of the country.

RTC settles LMWD leadership dispute

The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) said the leadership dispute at the Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD) created by the appointees of Tacloban City Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez has been settled by the courts.