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Opinion Of The Day

Reduce your wrinkles

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by PHILIP S. CHUA on November 29, 2013
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‘There is no evidence that sunscreens and Vitamins C and E (in pills or creams, or in any form) are effective in preventing or minimizing skin wrinkles.’

Hero shamed, ‘evader’ free

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by AMADO P. MACASAET on November 28, 2013
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‘Pacquiao might have been right in loudly saying that criminals are treated better in this country.’

More PDAF cases to be filed

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by DUCKY PAREDES on November 28, 2013
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‘The second set of charges in connection with the theft of public funds through the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), pork barrel that the Supreme Court recently ruled as unconstitutional, is set to be filed against at least 10 lawmakers.’

A long overdue decision for ju

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by NESTOR MATA on November 28, 2013
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‘The Supreme Court justices cited the grounds for declaring unconstitutional the pork barrel system embedded in the PDAF and presidential lump-sum disbursements from the national budget.’

Moratorium on interest payment

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by ROMEO Y. LIM on November 28, 2013
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‘Rehabilitating the communities left ruined by the disasters takes priority over our international credit rating.’

Square peg in round hole

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by DODY LACUNA on November 28, 2013
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‘[O]vercoming the challenges of turning a vast broadcast enterprise viable and profitable certainly remains a major step.’

Corruption in Aquino gov’t

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by AMADO P. MACASAET on November 27, 2013
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‘There is hardly any doubt that Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon is blind to the anomaly. There is corruption in the Aquino government.’ 

Ateneo’s water cleaner

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by DUCKY PAREDES on November 27, 2013
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‘(S)omething like this in the thousands is what the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) should keep in their warehouse so that clean water will be available the day after a storm.’

Arthur Espiritu’s inspiring jo

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by ELLEN TORDESILLAS on November 27, 2013
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‘The Llorente trip showed us once again the generous heart of Espiritu which is felt in all his performances.’

A very weak Cabinet

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by AMADO P. MACASAET on November 26, 2013
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‘They know the President’s temper does not allow them to argue for what they believe is good for the country. They are afraid to be fired.’

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Tearing down the house (Second of a series)

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By Jego Ragragio | July 18,2018
‘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.’

Opinion of the Day

Heed this constitutional expert’s warning

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By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | July 18, 2018
‘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.’