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  • The Abad incident

    The Abad incident

    At a budget forum last week at the University of the Philippines, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad received a most unusual reception. As he went out of the building, he was met by an angry mob of students protesting the Disbursement Acceleration Program and demanding the ouster of President Aquino. They...
  • A need for segregation

    A need for segregation

    A Mindanao lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to separate pork from other meat sold in the market, while militant groups have demanded that politicians stop inserting pork in the budget. They face a real challenge because pork have many disguises. It’s deadly delicious and, sometimes, it’s so tough...
  • Interim emergency powers

    Interim emergency powers

    The logic for giving President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert a looming energy crisis is not clear at the moment, at least in the eyes of Congress. Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla failed so far to define the scope of the emergency powers he is seeking for the President. Nor was he...
  • Aiming for zero

    Aiming for zero

    Albay Governor Jose Salceda has had to shell out additional funds to evacuate the animals owned by his constituents living with the Permanent Danger Zone and even the Extended Danger Zone around Mayon Volcano. Salceda said that since people in evacuation centers had a history of returning to their homes to...
  • Self-congratulation

    Self-congratulation

    Before he left the country for his European and US tour on Saturday, the President sounded confident that stories of the Philippines’ successes have reached the places he would be visiting. He surmised that they knew about the “transformation” the Philippines has undergone, and that he...

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The Abad incident

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The Abad incidentAt a budget forum last week at the University of the Philippines, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad received a most unusual reception. As he went out of the...

Unprepared and inefficient

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Unprepared and inefficientIt is in times of adversity - such as what most in Luzon and parts of the Visayas went through in the last three days - when we get a full appreciation of the...

Apple’s new criminal appeal

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Apple’s new criminal appealGive Apple Inc. this: It can still capture the consumer zeitgeist. Unfortunately, common sense doesn’t always come quite so naturally.

A need for segregation

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A need for segregationA Mindanao lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to separate pork from other meat sold in the market, while militant groups have demanded that politicians stop...

EU endorsement, investment

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EU endorsement, investmentLet us not kid ourselves about the European Union’s backing of our South China Sea claim against Beijing.

RH struggle goes on

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RH struggle goes onI went to the memorial event to celebrate the legacy of the late Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Alberto Romualdez, “Doc Quasi” to most of us. It...

Outpacing labor in creating wealth (Part I)

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Outpacing labor in creating wealth (Part I)Most economists in the Western World and their local disciples are almost unanimous in saying that the man who made the scientific analysis of capitalism was...

Red flags up on emergency powers

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Red flags up on emergency powersSenator Miriam Defensor Santiago is all for its immediate grant while Senators Franklin Drilon and Serge Osmeña are counseling for a more cautious...

The SALN, the Supreme Court, and the BIR (Part 2)

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The SALN, the Supreme Court,  and the BIR (Part 2)The SALN disclosure requirement took center stage during the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona.  One of the reasons the Senate eventually ousted...

Interim emergency powers

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Interim emergency powersThe logic for giving President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert a looming energy crisis is not clear at the moment, at least in the eyes of Congress.

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