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One undesirable trait found in many Filipino officials is their penchant for closing their eyes to many cover-ups and other criminal activities being done by their superiors, and in many instances, cover-ups made by the Malacañang tenant and aides.
Despite their knowledge and awareness of such cover-ups, they say nothing and go along with whatever is being covered up, then, when their superiors are out of power and position, they blow the whistle — too late.
This appears to be the case of the Glorietta blast that occurred in 2007 and where a retired military colonel and bomb expert, Allan Sollano, now confesses that the mall’s explosion was set off by a bomb, and not methane gas as concluded earlier.
Sollano’s superior then is now the Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, Gen. Ricardo David Jr., which tends to indicate that David also kept his mouth shut and went along with the cover-up, if such will be proven a cover-up..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune