Saturday, November 01, 2014
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  • Simple questions

    Simple questions

    Budget Secretary Florencio Abad set off alarm bells in the House of Representatives when he introduced an amendment seeking to deduct P13.4 billion from the pension and gratuity fund in next year’s budget. No stampede occurred when the alarm bells sounded, but members of the minority scrambled to grab...
  • Yolanda survivors revisited

    Yolanda survivors revisited

    Nearly a year after Yolanda made a landfall on the central Philippines, survivors still struggle to recover from the world’s strongest storm that killed over 6,000 people and left more than 1,000 still missing. The reconstruction promised by President Aquino’s government has not come and thousands...
  • Wrong solution

    Wrong solution

    WE welcome the President’s declaration this week that a second term for himself was not the right solution to the country’s ills. Previous to this, the President and his allies had dangled the possibility of amending the Constitution as a way of lifting the one-term limit on the presidency, to...
  • The undesirable

    The undesirable

    This administration’s odd priorities were again made evident by its actions on the German fiance of slain transgender woman Jennifer Laude. Marc Sueselbeck flew to the Philippines upon learning of Laude’s death earlier this month, allegedly in the hands of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. The...
  • Friends who deliver

    Friends who deliver

    Just a few weeks ago, everybody was talking about the chief of the Philippine National Police being embroiled in a string of controversies. Police Director-General Alan Purisima was being taken to task for his abject failure to address the worsening peace and order situation in Metro Manila and in key places...

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Simple questions

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Simple questionsBudget Secretary Florencio Abad set off alarm bells in the House of Representatives when he introduced an amendment seeking to deduct P13.4 billion from the...

Will UNA stay united?

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Will UNA stay united?Cracks are showing on the wall of the United Nationalist Alliance. It may seem that former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada was only expressing his...

Transcending differences: the revolution of genders

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Transcending differences: the revolution of gendersThe brutal murder of Jennifer Laude brought to public attention the plight of transgender people in the country.

PCGG does not exist

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PCGG does not existConclusion These nincompoops should have known that when the Constitutional Commissioners used the word “freeze” in Section 26, Article XVIII of the...

Death completes life

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Death completes lifeI have been thinking about death the whole week. That November 1 would fall on a Saturday, when this column is regularly published, made the topic attractive to...

Unsanitary and fraudulent practices of many fast-food outlets near UP Diliman

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Unsanitary and fraudulent practices of many fast-food outlets near UP DilimanNumerous fast food outlets operate near the vicinity of the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City.  Most of these outlets are found...

Yolanda survivors revisited

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Yolanda survivors revisitedNearly a year after Yolanda made a landfall on the central Philippines, survivors still struggle to recover from the world’s strongest storm that killed...

‘Boy Doctor’

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‘Boy Doctor’This is so not “panis,” as Mar Roxas once said. And personally, I’d really like to hear about Roxas’ latest career move as “Boy...

Why BS Aquino withdrew from 2016

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Why BS Aquino withdrew from 2016There are two pieces of good news from the SEIPI convention October 28.   SEIPI is the association of electronics and microchip producers.

SC and FB

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SC and FBA school disciplined some of its students who had uploaded on Facebook pictures of themselves in poses that by school rules were proscribed and actionable. ...

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