Thursday, October 02, 2014

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

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...

Low-intensity conflict between the branches

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Low-intensity conflict between the branchesWhile we were able to avert a war of the branches of government, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision, Araullo vs. Aquino, declaring acts and practices...

Probable cause and quantum of proof

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Probable cause and quantum of proofPresident Aquino has made it his administration’s centerpiece advocacy to cleanse the government of corruption and run after those who took advantage of...

Good faith, regularity, and innocence

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Good faith, regularity, and innocenceIn the determination of criminal, civil and/or administrative liability, the judicial or quasi-judicial tribunal takes into account certain legal presumptions...

Reform imperatives, according to FVR

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Reform imperatives, according to FVRThis is the third and final part of a series of columns I have been writing on a speech Fidel V. Ramos (FVR), my former boss when he was president from 1992-1996,...

FVR’s call for unity

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FVR’s call for unityThis column is the second part of the August 12 column where I wrote about a speech that former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) delivered last July 9, 2014 at the...

Heroic leadership of Ninoy and Cory

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Heroic leadership of Ninoy and CoryAugust 21, 1983 was a quiet Sunday. I was living with other philosophy graduates, students, and teachers in the House of Being (now Chicken Bacolod) in Katipunan...

How to change the Constitution

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How to change the ConstitutionI write this not knowing where the debate on charter change will end up. Clearly, there is strong resistance, even among most supporters of the President, to the...

Time for charter change

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Time for charter changeLike many, I was surprised by the interview in TV 5, where through the brilliant questioning of Dean Mel Sta. Maria, President Aquino intimated that he was now...

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