Sunday, August 24, 2014

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

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

5 days ago | 0 comment
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

8 days ago | 0 comment
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...

Leadership according to FVR

12 days ago | 0 comment
Leadership according to FVRIn this and my subsequent column, I will write about a speech that the Honorable Fidel V. Ramos (FVR), Philippine president from 1992-98, delivered last July 9,...

Transforming communities, building a nation

15 days ago | 0 comment
Transforming communities, building a nationToday, Saturday, 9 August 2014, the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) celebrates a milestone as we conduct separate commencement exercises for the first time...

Redefining savings

19 days ago | 0 comment
Redefining savingsIn his State of the Nation Address, President Aquino urged Congress to pass a joint resolution clarifying the definition of terms related to government...

Peace among the branches

22 days ago | 0 comment
Peace among the branchesTwo weeks ago, an Eagle Eyes column entitled “The war of the Branches” was published in this newspaper. I actually wrote that column just before...

A mixed state of the nation

26 days ago | 0 comment
A mixed state of the nationYesterday, President Benigno Aquino III delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA). As expected, he highlighted the successes and achievements of his...

Novel legal issues in Solgen petition

29 days ago | 0 comment
Novel legal issues in Solgen petitionThe petition for certiorari and mandamus filed by Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza seeking to stop President Benigno Aquino from appointing a new member of the...

Servants, leaders

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Servants, leaders“Servant-leaders” is a phrase coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in The Servant as Leader, first published in 1970. In that essay, he said: “The...

Misunderstanding the DAP decision

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Misunderstanding the DAP decisionLast Monday, July 14, President Aquino addressed the nation to convey his reaction to the decision by the Supreme Court declaring some acts under the Disbursement...

War of the branches

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War of the branchesI am alarmed at some statements that have been made against the Supreme Court by officials of the executive department and Congress because of the Priority...

Accountability for the DAP

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Accountability for the DAPIn the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision on the DAP; impeachment of the President is the cry of some; for others, the filing of criminal charges against...

DAP, not impoundment of budget

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DAP, not impoundment of budgetThis is the second of a series of columns on the Disbursement Acceleration Program. Today, I focus on the reasoning of a unanimous Supreme Court that declared...

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