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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.

All about that accident

December 06, 2017
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THIS is to clarify the news item on my alleged negligence which resulted in the total wreckage of a Toyota Fortuner in 2015 while I was still a commissioner of the Insurance Commission (IC).

On this, look at Duterte

December 01, 2017
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 In the past President Ramos rolled up this sleeves--an act that was seen as a reflection of a ‘hands-on soldier” and he was forgiven for it when he stopped doing it in official functions and diplomatic gatherings. Soldiers always fold up their sleeves. Presidents are not expected to do that. 

Five decades of killing

November 29, 2017
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It’s almost five decades since the NPA started their campaign against the government and there are already thousands of individuals who have sacrificed their lives trying to end the rebellion.

Robredo and RevGov

November 15, 2017
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Vice President Leno Robredo stressed something confusing recently when November came. She said that Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), have assured that the military will not support any move placing the country under a revolutionary government. She deliberately said it; confirming trust and confidence to the defense sector regarding this matter vis-a-vis President’s plan of revolutionary government.

Plea for Peace

November 14, 2017
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We, the youth, believe that amidst an environment of blame and intolerance, there must be a constant reminder of our humanity, which is slowly being stripped away from us. Illegal Drugs did not only take away lives, but they have also taken peace and righteousness from our country. We wish to express our grief for the victims of illegal drugs and the ensuing casualties in the government’s war on the illegaldrug trade which has proliferated in the country for the past years.

Price of rice too high for the

November 08, 2017
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THE price of rice is too high for the Filipino poor, according to Roger Van Din Brink World Bank economist for the Philippines.

ICJ is not the proper solution

October 05, 2017
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ONE of the news that struck me is about the filing of cases at the International Court of Justice by a group of Maranaoans in order to seek a P120-billion worth of payment in damages from the Philippine government for the destruction of Marawi City and alleged abuses of the military.

Anti-AES campaign to discredit

October 03, 2017
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Defeated vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s electoral protest wilfully ignores the many salient gains of switching to automated elections and is thus an attempt to undermine democracy itself, an election advocacy group said.


Front Page

Column of the Day

Santa Claus isn’t coming

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | December 15,2017
‘Kids, sorry to say that Santa Claus is not coming this year. Things are falling apart in the North Pole.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte doesn’t rule out nationwide martial law

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | December 15, 2017
‘Duterte does not even bother to allay these concerns.’