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AFP supports moves on national ID revival 05/17/2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

AFP supports moves on national ID revival

05/17/2012
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday expressed support to the moves reviving the national identification system in the House of Representatives but stressed that “safety mechanisms” should be in-placed to prevent abuse.

AFP spokesman Col. Arnulfo Marcelo Burgos Jr. said the proposed national ID system would be a big boost to the government’s anti-terrorism and other law enforcement campaigns, citing the porous borders of the country that usually serve as “backdoor” for undesirable individuals to gain entry..... MORE

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