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” malware arrived to ensnare PC’s and mobile devices Friday evening, … Continue reading PH firms relatively unscathed by WannaCry
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 which somehow fell into the possession of communist rebels. This … Continue reading New gun regulations linked to corruption, crime spike
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 Continue reading The truth about gun ownership
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 private gun owners out there! You are the true advocates … Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our loyal readers!!
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 range sessions. The same thinking, therefore, considers shooters who seek … Continue reading Baby your gun!
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 open many doors for entrepreneurs, big and small, because it … Continue reading Master key to the 21st century home