Friday, April 25, 2014

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Placating Hong Kong

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Placating Hong KongThe diplomatic row with Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, was finally resolved after senior government officials from the Philippines and the...

Extending the relief

1 day ago | 0 comment
Extending the reliefAssociate Justices of the Supreme Court unanimously voted to extend a temporary restraining order they had issued, preventing power distributor Meralco from...

Fooling us all over again

2 days ago | 0 comment
Fooling us all over againIT has been three weeks now since the alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam, Janet Lim Napoles, was transferred from her detention cell in a police camp in...

Another homecoming

3 days ago | 0 comment
Another homecomingOver the weekend, a Philippine Airlines flight from San Francisco carried a controversial passenger—one Lucila Jessica “Gigi” Reyes—back...

Under the gun

4 days ago | 0 comment
Under the gunTHE press in the Philippines, once known as one of the freest and liveliest in Asia, operates today under the gun from both legal and extrajudicial forces that...

Mar unravels

5 days ago | 0 comment
Mar unravelsOnce upon a time, a Wharton-educated scion of a prominent family was seen as presidential timber.

Not so straight, after all

9 days ago | 0 comment
Not so straight, after allPRESIDENT Aquino makes much of his straight path policy, holding it out as the difference between his administration and that of his predecessor.

Suffering as a way of life

10 days ago | 0 comment
Suffering as a way of lifeFor many in this Catholic country, the Holy Week is a time to recount the suffering of Jesus Christ on behalf of mankind.

Callous government

11 days ago | 0 comment
Callous governmentREMARKS by two of the President’s spokesmen last week reveal just how callous this administration is when it comes to its responsibility to serve the...

Interfering with children

12 days ago | 0 comment
Interfering with childrenTwo months after the United Nations released a scathing report on the Vatican’s failure to act on the issue of sexual abuse committed by members of the...

Grateful and fried

13 days ago | 0 comment
Grateful and friedMaynilad Water helps us go through this year’s holy week ritual by cutting off supply. We experience a novel penitencia: a waterless holy week, and we thank...

Air safety blacklist

14 days ago | 0 comment
Air safety blacklistThe United States finally removed the Philippines from its air safety blacklist, four years after finding Manila’s aviation standards wanting.

Valor in the time of corruption

15 days ago | 0 comment
Valor in the time of corruption“Kagitingan” or valor may have different meanings at different times. Hundreds of years ago, our valorous ancestors resisted the oppressive rule of...

Circling the wagons

16 days ago | 0 comment
Circling the wagonsIT is breathtaking to watch how swiftly the administration and its Liberal Party allies close ranks around a government functionary whose incompetence is...

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