Update: Pineapples, er, PNA eds to be sent to Basilan if DOLE error not fully explained, warns Andanar

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from rappler: “Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said on Saturday, August 12, that he had warned two editors of the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that they would be assigned to “Basilan or Jolo” if they fail to explain the blunders in reports of the state news agency in the last week. 

     “Andanar made the statement during a press conference in this city, where he was asked about the latest blunder of the PNA. Andanar’s office, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), supervises the agency. 

     “He said he has given show cause orders to the two editors following the incidents that turned the PNA into an object of online ridicule. (READ: ‘Puro Nalang Aberya’: Netizens react to Philippine News Agency’s latest blunder) 

     ” “If they will not give an adequate justification to avoid disciplinary action, then I will send them to Basilan or Jolo,” Andanar said at the press conference held in the El Cielito Inn (in Baguio City)”