June 24, 2017, 2:45 am
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Callamard’s caper

May 08, 2017
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‘From the day Duterte issued his debate challenge to Callamard, the Palace should have anticipated that something like this surprise visit by the UN special rapporteur might occur. And it did.’

Gina and the CA

May 05, 2017
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‘One of the problems is rooted within the organizational setup of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The DENR has two arguably opposed functions.’

Admonition of humanity

May 04, 2017
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‘The country’s top police officer should not lose sight of the fundamental commitment of his office – to serve and protect the people.’

Military exercises

May 04, 2017
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‘Duterte’s initiatives to put the Armed Forces on the highest state of readiness are most welcome.’

Boracay today

May 03, 2017
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‘What we need is proper management of resources and a forward-looking master plan to extend the life of Boracay.’

Cozying up to Trump

May 02, 2017
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‘President Duterte has come out as very knowledgeable on regional politics.’

A day for labor

May 01, 2017
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‘Now, 2017, exactly a hundred years after the great Bolshevik revolution, workers are still where they were before.’

The Asean Summit

April 28, 2017
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‘President Duterte might as well push for an early conclusion to the drafting of the code of conduct in the South China Sea, earlier perhaps than their January deadline.’

A lot of hot air

April 27, 2017
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‘President Duterte failed to deliver on his promise 366 days ago. He still has 1,890 days more to make good on it.’

High Court and Torre

April 27, 2017
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‘Now that the Torre de Manila controversy is over, we are reminded of a very reality-grounded observation by Manila’s city planning department chief, Dennis Lacuna, on the issue of reverence to Rizal and his monument.’


Front Page

Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’