July 23, 2018, 2:34 am
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Opinion

Tomodachi Tangle

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by BERNARD KARGANILLA on July 19, 2018
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‘Jose Rizal’s life is serialized as a Japanese manga (comics).’

Mercury in your makeup

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by DAHLI ASPILLERA on July 19, 2018
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Makeup from China containing mercury is illegal in the Philippines and will be confiscated and banned.

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.’

Tearing down the house (Second

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by Jego Ragragio on July 18, 2018
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‘The draft Federal Constitution is a clear example of tearing a house down in order to install a new door—where the new door goes into an existing door jamb. There’s barely anything new here, and the few things that are new, don’t actually need a constitutional amendment.’

Heed this constitutional exper

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by ELLEN TORDESILLAS on July 18, 2018
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‘The critique of Gene Lacza Pilapil, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, one of the resource persons, should warn us about the draft Federal Constitution produced by the Duterte-created Consultative Committee.’

Localized peace talks

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

There goes Del Rosario again

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by REY O. ARCILLA on July 17, 2018
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‘Del Rosario said we could resort to multilateral support by the UN or the Asean to enforce the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea dispute. That merely shows his utter ignorance of how the two bodies work.’

The Donald’s Diplomacy

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by ABIGAIL VALTE on July 17, 2018
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‘This sort of behavior from the Leader of the Free World is quite disturbing as it upsets the order of things in the international front…’

When politicians lie

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by JOSE BAYANI BAYLON on July 16, 2018
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‘Politicians, I suppose, have to lie.’

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?’

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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.”