March 27, 2017, 6:45 pm
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Opinion Of The Day

A new mechanism for plunder

by NESTOR MATA on September 12, 2013
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‘President Aquino and his allies in Congress have replaced the pork barrel system with a new scheme by which they can grab a share of the people’s money.’

Pork is evil

by AMADO P. MACASAET on September 11, 2013
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‘The poor do not seem to understand that accepting bribes from candidates who get the money from pork makes them even poorer.’

Drilon: A picture does not mak

by ELLEN TORDESILLAS on September 11, 2013
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‘But with the Janet Lim Napoles pork barrel scam exploding and dragging with her known political personalities, just being seen with her has become a nightmare.’

God and/or Mammon?

by A.G. ROMUALDEZ on September 11, 2013
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‘While condemning money as “the root of all evil”, religious people realize that money is indispensable to carrying out charitable and religious works.’

Sachets and low purchasing pow

by AMADO P. MACASAET on September 09, 2013
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‘A deep and wide division of the market has been created but we hardly noticed it.’
 

Onion farmers

by DAHLI ASPILLERA on September 09, 2013
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‘July 2006–77 permits were issued by the Bureau of Plant Industry, mostly to Chinese traders--50,000 kilos of onions per permit.”--UGAT’
 

PGH deserves additional fundin

by JOSE BAYANI BAYLON on September 09, 2013
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‘Government officials, especially the elected ones, were reporting interesting increases in their net worth. Now we know why: they have been stealing us blind.’
 

On the PDAF for Camsur’s 4th D

by DUCKY PAREDES on September 09, 2013
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On the PDAF for Camsur’s 4th District
 

Undermining the hard budget co

by BENJAMIN DIOKNO on September 09, 2013
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How would local officials behave under a new environment where pork barrel is vanishing?’
 

Tax effort and pork

by AMADO P. MACASAET on September 05, 2013
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‘He will stand or fall on his decision on pork.  If he does not abolish pork, he will be perceived as among the “thieves.”’

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Reviving Laguna de Bae (2)

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 27, 2017
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‘Industry and residents must be disciplined; penalized. “We are doing all these for the local subsistence fishermen.” – Jaime Medina, LLDA general manager.’