July 23, 2018, 3:30 am
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What we all want to hear

July 23, 2018
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‘However good this might turn out on film, the ultimate test will be how the policies enunciated in this SONA will affect the day-to-day lives of Filipinos.’

No-el and term extension

July 20, 2018
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‘These current issues, which will undoubtedly affect the lives of present and future generations of Filipinos, suggest to us the importance of retaining a free and independent Senate, one that is attuned with the pulse of the people and using reason rather than blind faith or loyalty to Malacañang in all its work.’

Bangsamoro in the making

July 19, 2018
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‘Jaafar should not push his luck too far because one definitive Supreme Court ruling may spell doom for the BBL…’

Selling federalism a gargantua

July 18, 2018
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‘With this finding, more critics of federalism are bound to come out with even stronger and more convincing arguments.’

Localized peace talks

July 17, 2018
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‘…the expensive peace extravaganza in Europe seemed not leading to any productive result.’

Duterte and Mahathir

July 16, 2018
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‘If big money was funneled to the Philippines, who received it and for what purpose? Was the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law promised by the Aquino administration to Malaysia in return for the slush funds?’

Trapped in a cave/car

July 13, 2018
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‘Kilometers apart, these two simultaneous cases of boys being trapped in menacingly closed spaces brought out the best and the worst among us humans.’

Grab fined P10M

July 12, 2018
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‘Nograles said what happened was tantamount to large-scale estafa, noting that the LTFRB order confirms that Grab indeed engaged in charging more than it is allowed…’

Unconditional dole-outs

July 11, 2018
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A MEMBER of the House of Representatives, 1-Pacman Party-list Rep. Michael Romero, has proposed to increase the cash assistance or dole-outs given by the national government to the exceedingly poor families under the Unconditional Cash Transfer program.

Respect for women

July 10, 2018
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‘With the ordinance, harassment against women such as catcalling, wolf-whispering, leering, groping, or even a persistent request for name and contact details will be penalized.’


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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”