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  • Beggaring belief

    Beggaring belief

    SADLY for Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, his long-awaited appearance before the Senate committee on public order did little to dispel the growing doubts about his integrity and his competence. If anything, his answers before the Senate panel succeeded only in raising more...
  • Genuine reform

    Genuine reform

    We are used to seeing Hong Kong as a bustling city of commerce and modernity, its streets and buildings teeming with activity as the heart of Asia’s financial sector. But in the past two days, China’s Special Administrative Region has ground to a halt as people filled the streets to exact...
  • Nobody home

    Nobody home

    OVER the last four years, we have often felt that there was nobody home to manage the affairs of state. This sense of unease began as early as the first few months of President Aquino’s administration, when the police under his handpicked Cabinet undersecretary bungled the Luneta hostage crisis in...
  • Justice out

    Justice out

    The Supreme Court this week dismissed Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong for gross misconduct, dishonesty and impropriety in maintaining ties with businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles during the pendency of the latter’s graft and malversation case involving substandard Kevlar helmets for the...
  • Port congestion answer

    Port congestion answer

    Port congestion and traffic in Metro Manila have relatively eased after the lifting of the truck ban on September 13. But the lull is not a guarantee that the recent port congestion will not resurface in the face of a growing economy and an inadequate infrastructure system. Port stakeholders in a...

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Idiots on the road

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Idiots on the roadThe girlie magazine model bragged on Facebook that a business card signed by a friend, who happens to be a top police general, kept her from being arrested for...

Beggaring belief

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Beggaring beliefSADLY for Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, his long-awaited appearance before the Senate committee on public order did little to dispel...

Binay armor dented

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Binay armor dentedAs expected,  the controversy over the overpriced Makati parking building took its toll on Vice President Jejomar Binay’s popularity rating. The latest...

Still the man to beat

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Still the man to beatThere are many ways of looking at the recent survey of preferred candidates for president, vice president and senators. Still, one thing remains. Among those...

China, US, money, guns

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China, US, money, gunsAt the reception in Makati, on a rainy Monday night (Sept. 29) marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the new...

China’s Hong Kong crisis

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China’s Hong Kong crisisBloomberg editorial What’s happening right now on the streets of Hong Kong is not, as the Chinese regime seems to think, a law-and-order crisis. It is a...

Genuine reform

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Genuine reformWe are used to seeing Hong Kong as a bustling city of commerce and modernity, its streets and buildings teeming with activity as the heart of Asia’s...

Noynoy’s Ver

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Noynoy’s VerPresident Noynoy Aquino has said that Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is to him what Ferdinand Marcos was to his mother. All I know is, Aquino has found his own Fabian...

A global consensus on climate change

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A global consensus on climate changeLast week, many heads of state delivered speeches in New York City (NYC) during the United Nations Climate Summit, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban...

Disarming Muslims

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Disarming MuslimsI read that “normalization” or “decommissioning,” which actually meant “disarmament” has begun as part of the Peace Agreement...