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Gridlock and growth

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Gridlock and growthLong after he has returned to doing whatever he was doing before he became President, Noynoy Aquino will be remembered for making the correlation between traffic...

Who is who at the BNA party

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Who is who at the BNA partyVice President Jejomar Binay (most probably the next president of the Philippines), two former presidents and a former prime minister along with two of President...

A jury system here?

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A jury system here?Just after William the Conqueror organized the “king’s courts” that would administer justice throughout the realm in a more consistent manner...

‘Ni singkong duling’

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‘Ni singkong duling’The almost 2 million private sector pensioners must be feeling grateful again at their pension administrator Social Security System when December comes three days...

The Sol-Gen’s defense of EDCA

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The Sol-Gen’s defense of EDCAIt was Florin Hilbay’s first appearance as acting Solicitor-General last Tuesday when he defended the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement before the...

On subcultures

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On subculturesThere are worlds that exist beneath the radar of people in the mainstream, worlds that have their own norms, values, even language, the meanings of which are...

Coming to our defense

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Coming to our defenseUnited States President Barack Obama’s executive order giving respite to some four million illegal immigrants —including some 300,000...

A ton of problems

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A ton of problemsThe Institute for Economics and Peace, a non-profit think tank which is based in Sydney, Australia, ranked the Philippines 9th out of 162 countries in the number...

The magic of the President’s endorsement

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The magic of the President’s endorsementAfter former President Cory Aquino finished her term in 1992, she assumed a low-profile role, primarily limiting her public involvement to NGO work.

Interest rate uptrend amid decelerating growth

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Interest rate uptrend amid decelerating growthWhen it perceives an incipient rise in the inflation rate, the government turns to either or both of two institutions for remedial action. One is the legislature,...

Carbon mitigation or climate catastrophe

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Carbon mitigation or climate catastropheEarlier this year, in September, the United Nations reflected the growing anxieties of the world by sponsoring the leaders’ summit on climate change, the...

The juggernaut

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The juggernautAllow me to use the latest boxing triumph of Manny Pacquiao to illustrate the inevitability of the passage of President Noynoy Aquino’s all-but-approved...

EDCA as deterrent

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EDCA as deterrentThere are many national issues I would criticize President Benigno S. Aquino III on, but his entering into the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the...

Staying with the Standard

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Staying with the StandardThose addicted to social media, particularly Facebok, should be forewarned.

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