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Toxic substances 

February 28, 2018
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Importation of toxic substances such as chemical fertilizer is prohibited.

Just plain wishful thinking

February 08, 2018
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THE threat coming from Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army founder Jose Ma. Sison that they could kill one soldier a day should not be treated seriously by the Duterte government for it could just be wishful thinking.

NPA and extortion

February 06, 2018
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The disclosure made by Cagayan Gov. Manuel Mamba that the communist New People’s Army rebels operating in his province stands to collect thru extortion some of P80 million from the P20 billion Department of Public Works and Highways appropriation for 2018 is really shocking, as the bandits have really turned into a criminal extortion ring like the Mafia.

Kadamay and housing

February 06, 2018
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Last year, Kadamay leaders said they hardly raised heir fists against the government to occupy the idle houses in Bulacan. According to them, the government’s housing agencies have been ignoring their applications for free housing for the longest time. But their illegal occupation deprives the intended awardees of their right to government housing assistance. And the NHA said it will never allow any mob rule in its housing projects.

Respect and love equals condom

January 29, 2018
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“Respect” and “love” have not co-existed comfortably with the condom, but if this latex barrier against disease is promoted in the context of self-respect, love and care, more Filipinos will use it toprotect themselves from sexually transmitted infections, according Dr. Louie Ocampo, the new Philippine country director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Lack of registered guidance co

January 16, 2018
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 When the proposed Guidance and Counseling Act was introduced in Congress, its authors believe that the stiff requirements they were imposing on the professional registration of guidance counselors would contribute to the “development and enrichment of the Filipino family and society.”

Lack of registered guidance co

January 15, 2018
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After being caught smoking marijuana in school, a graduating student from Krus Na Ligas High School was sent by a teacher to the Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council (QCADAAC) for six months of rehabilitation.

Government hospitals fall shor

December 18, 2017
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One Monday morning in March, a six-year-old girl was brought by her separated parents to the emergency room of the TondoMedical Center (TMC) in Manila.

More strategic relations with

December 12, 2017
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IN light of China’s continuing expansion in the disputed West Philippine Sea, the country should explore more strategic partnerships with other countries in the Asia Pacific, especially Japan and Australia, security experts said.

It still takes two to tango

December 08, 2017
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A PEACE negotiation, just like any other form of dispute resolution, requires unified and specified objective – a central goal – between or among the parties involved.


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‘We no longer have any excuse not to maximize our health and longevity.’

Opinion of the Day

CenterLaw voids Duterte’s decision

By NESTOR MATA | March 22, 2018
‘The Center for International Law (CenterLaw) voids Duterte’s decision to withdraw from the UNCHR and ICC.’