October 20, 2017, 7:58 am
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Funds for killing

September 11, 2017
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‘President Duterte has mentioned Cotabato City as the next probable flashpoint of military confrontation after the Islamic City of Marawi.’

Senate woes

September 08, 2017
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‘The Senate leadership should wrap up this zarzuela and produce a committee report   worth the time that they spent.’

Trillanes’ moment

September 07, 2017
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‘Today’s hearing promises to be Senator Trillanes’ shining or damning moment. Paolo Duterte and Carpio should also take this opportunity to clear their names.’

Concern over Pyongyang

September 06, 2017
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‘Americans are very much alarmed because their president, Donald Trump, relishes being on war footing every day.’

MILF’s dilemma

September 05, 2017
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‘An ominous sign of things to come for this bill, the MILF noted that the draft BBL was not listed among the administration’s priority measures.’

BOC Command Center

September 04, 2017
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‘But at the Bureau of Customs, the command center became only an expensive technological adornment that served to hide and promote, rather than expose and fight, official corruption.’

French envoy replies

September 01, 2017
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‘The presidential spokesperson treated us to gobbledygook which, while it sounded good, amounted to nothing.’

Duterte and the Ombudsman

August 31, 2017
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‘Let the Ombudsman do her level best in her work, although we know that the wheels of justice do grind very slowly in our country.’

Railroading Train

August 30, 2017
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‘The next elections will be a time of reckoning and for those who aspire to win again their comfortable Senate seats, their vote for higher taxes would be a heavy baggage to carry.’

Mabilog warned

August 29, 2017
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‘It is this trifling with due process of law, and strong-arm impunity about killings, that justify the deluge of public criticisms against the Duterte administration’s so-called war against drugs.’


Front Page

Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’