January 23, 2017, 12:42 pm
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Column Of The Day

Duterte does a delicate balancing act

‘He assured the soldiers that he will support them the way he supported his policemen in Davao.’

Lessons from Yolanda to prepare for West Valley Fault earthquake

‘Some homeowners in middle-class subdivisions are even angry about the West Valley Fault reports as it would downgrade the value of their property.’

RP better than PROC?

‘(T)he Philippines holds a number of advantages compared to China, including having more competitive (or lower) operational costs.’

Binay warned on joint development with China in Spratlys

‘This idea of setting aside the issue of sovereignty for a joint development by claimant countries in the disputed waters was tried in 2004 by the administration of Gloria Arroyo.’

Will our making noise stop China?

‘China claims almost all of the South China Sea, a claim which conflicts with those of Asean members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam as well as non-member Taiwan.’

Machiavellian

‘Noynoy should stop his Machiavellian ways of pitting the competing groups in his camp – the Balay (Roxas) and the Samar (Ochoa) – against each other to serve his, and not the people’s, interest.’

Militant partylists to end contractualization

Philippine contractual labor  has been practiced for decades, but the Philippines still does not realize its rationale of  foreign capital and enough  jobs.’ 

Summer sessions

‘Spend this summer wisely; the heat of mass discontent is building up.’

Using calamity an excuse for another calamity

‘Members of the Senate  are suggesting re-aligning their unused PDAF (Priority development Assistance Fund) to the Calamity Fund. Doing that would make calamity an excuse for another calamity.’

Aquino still in deep slumber despite jarring wake-up call

‘The President’s reaction putting the blame on Gloria Arroyo and ignoring the rot in his administration tells us he is still in deep slumber.’

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Trillanes versus Zubiri, Round Two

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 23,2017
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‘The confrontation between Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Miguel Zubiri at the Senate floor last Tuesday was not the first time that they clashed.’

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A day at the races

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | January 23, 2017
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‘I actually think I prefer just watching the horses race. A horse in full gait is such a graceful sight.’