Thursday, October 02, 2014

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That screaming ad

12 hours ago | 0 comment
That screaming adA full-page advertisement in another newspaper claims that the best successor to President Benigno Aquino III is none other than President Benigno Aquino III.

Beggaring belief

1 day ago | 0 comment
Beggaring beliefSADLY for Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, his long-awaited appearance before the Senate committee on public order did little to dispel...

Genuine reform

2 days ago | 0 comment
Genuine reformWe are used to seeing Hong Kong as a bustling city of commerce and modernity, its streets and buildings teeming with activity as the heart of Asia’s...

Nobody home

3 days ago | 0 comment
Nobody homeOVER the last four years, we have often felt that there was nobody home to manage the affairs of state. This sense of unease began as early as the first few...

‘The proper context’

4 days ago | 0 comment
‘The proper context’It does not matter whether the President is here or abroad. His attitude and demeanor are equally twisted regardless of where he is speaking—from a podium...

Justice out

5 days ago | 0 comment
Justice outThe Supreme Court this week dismissed Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong for gross misconduct, dishonesty and impropriety in maintaining ties with...

Port congestion answer

6 days ago | 0 comment
Port congestion answerPort congestion and traffic in Metro Manila have relatively eased after the lifting of the truck ban on September 13. But the lull is not a guarantee that the...

A question of how

7 days ago | 0 comment
A question of howThe signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro earlier this year is a major step towards achieving peace and development in Mindanao, which has for...

Bad cop

8 days ago | 0 comment
Bad copWHAT good is a law enforcer who does not follow the rules? That is the question that President Benigno Aquino III must confront when he returns from his five-day...

The general’s guardian

9 days ago | 0 comment
The general’s guardianPresident Aquino has a habit of coming to his people’s rescue when they need him most. A few days before he left for his Europe and US trip, he defeded...

Failure in the House

10 days ago | 0 comment
Failure in the HouseFOR the last week, plenary debates on the 2015 national budget in the House of Representatives have been delayed by a stand-off between congressional leaders and...

The Abad incident

11 days ago | 0 comment
The Abad incidentAt a budget forum last week at the University of the Philippines, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad received a most unusual reception. As he went out of the...

A need for segregation

12 days ago | 0 comment
A need for segregationA Mindanao lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to separate pork from other meat sold in the market, while militant groups have demanded that politicians stop...

Interim emergency powers

13 days ago | 0 comment
Interim emergency powersThe logic for giving President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert a looming energy crisis is not clear at the moment, at least in the eyes of Congress.

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