PH firms relatively unscathed by WannaCry

The latest ransomware attack could have delivered an exponentially more severe blow on the Philippine economy had it occurred a few hours earlier, or during office hours on Friday, May 12. However, local firms appear to have been generally spared because most of the Philippines’ workforce had already punched out by the time the “WannaCry” … Continue reading PH firms relatively unscathed by WannaCry

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New gun regulations linked to corruption, crime spike

Groups opposed to the disarmament of law-abiding citizens say the police may be abusing its regulatory authority over gun ownership. Outspoken gun rights advocates made this assertion as key officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) are being probed in connection with the supposed sale of 1,004 Chinese-made AK-47 rifles to a security agency, but … Continue reading New gun regulations linked to corruption, crime spike

The truth about gun ownership

Video snippets of the talk show General Assignment last January 15.Guests are gun rights advocates Jun Puno and Mike Melchor.General Assignment, which is aired over Philippine satellite and cable channel Global News Network (GNN), is hosted by Home Defense Journal editor Miguel Gil.-- Staff report

MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our loyal readers!!

Thank you for helping keep HDJ on the web for another year! We look forward to your continued patronage as we go into our third year of on-line publication. We truly value all your comments, suggestions and inquiries even if we may not be able to respond to them individually. God bless all you upstanding … Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our loyal readers!!

Baby your gun!

By Miguel C. Gil There is an alarming practice being peddled by self-styled tactical instructors of subjecting one’s carry pistol to varying degrees of “torture.” The dubious wisdom behind this practice is that your gun is a mere “tool” not unlike a shovel or an axe—that should be worked to the brink of failure during … Continue reading Baby your gun!

Master key to the 21st century home

By Miguel C. Gil Social networking sites may be a definitive realization of futurist and author Alvin Toffler’s vision of a “global village.” With the press of a few buttons, we can get in-touch with relatives, old friends and classmates whom we haven’t seen in decades. While intended for “social” use, these sites can also … Continue reading Master key to the 21st century home