Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

Improving the Bangsamoro Basic Law

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Improving the Bangsamoro Basic LawAfter nearly 20 years of negotiations, the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) finally forged last October 7, 2012 a...

Surprised by many joys

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Surprised by many joysI travel a lot because of my work. Its not always fun to do this, and certainly it is back-breaking to do more than a hundred thousand air miles a year. But it is...

A year of discernment

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A year of discernmentThis is the last of a series of columns I am writing on the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family.

The gospel of the family

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The gospel of the familyA few days ago, in the ongoing Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family going on in Rome, Cardinal Peter ErdÅ‘, the General Rapporteur of the Synod, ...

Working in the Lord’s vineyard

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Working in the Lord’s vineyardThe coming of the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on topics related to the family and evangelization was first announced by Pope Francis on...

In Rome, a meeting of pastors

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In Rome, a meeting of pastorsThe word “synod” comes from the Greek term “synodos” which simply means “assembly” or “meeting”.

Climate change priorities

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Climate change prioritiesIn my last column, I ended by saying that our credibility in the international negotiations on climate change depends on what we do at home. For this column, I...

President Aquino on climate change

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President Aquino on climate changeLast Tuesday, I wrote about the climate change summit organized by the United States in New York City last week. Our President, Benigno Aquino III, addressed the...

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...

Emergency powers are not for power crisis

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Emergency powers are not for power crisisPresident Fidel Ramos exercised emergency powers in 1993 for one year. The justification given was the need to fast track the approval of generation projects...

Caution on extraordinary powers

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Caution on extraordinary powersToday, September 23, is the real anniversary for all Filipinos who were alive and old enough to remember. Regardless of whether Proclamation 1081 was signed two...

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...

A big but very gentle footprint

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A big but very gentle footprintToday, 16 September 2014, together with five other remarkable individuals with extraordinary contributions to our national life, the Ateneo de Manila University...

The country’s guardian

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The country’s guardianNext Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the Ateneo de Manila University will honor six men and women who exemplify the values of the University at Special Academic...

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