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Inquirier.net
Pampanga City keeps Heroes ParkCITY OF SAN FERNANDO—This Pampanga capital has a Heroes Park, occupying 25 perc
Pampanga City keeps Heroes Park
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—This Pampanga capital has a Heroes Park, occupying 25 percent of a 1.7-hectare extension of the City Hall. With statues of eight national and local heroes, the park is what greets students of the City College of San Fernando... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?August 30, 2015 10:00 pm The camp of 2016 presidential candidate Manuel Roxas
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
August 30, 2015 10:00 pm The camp of 2016 presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 2nd had threatened the Iglesia Ni Cristo with a “Napoles”-and-“Enrile”-type of operations if the religious group does... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Iglesia Ni Cristo protesters occupy Edsa‘FAITH, NOT POLITICS’ So goes the message on a placard hoisted by members of th
Iglesia Ni Cristo protesters occupy Edsa
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
‘FAITH, NOT POLITICS’ So goes the message on a placard hoisted by members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), which moved its forces to the Catholics’ hallowed Edsa Shrine in Quezon City on Friday night after a mass action that began the previous day at... Read more
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Balita
If Ninoy is still alive(Feature) August 29, 2015 5:20 am By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Aug. 2
If Ninoy is still alive
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
(Feature) August 29, 2015 5:20 am By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Aug. 20 (PNA) –- We see him in our Php500 bill. We are all aware that he’s the father of the current president of the Republic of the Philippines, and... Read more
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The Manila Times
The bumper-to-bumper ‘tuwid na daan’August 29, 2015 1:10 am PRESIDENT BS Aquino The Last has asked the people bear
The bumper-to-bumper ‘tuwid na daan’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 29, 2015 1:10 am PRESIDENT BS Aquino The Last has asked the people bearing the burden of the worsening traffic to be “more patient and understanding.” Former Speaker Prospero “Boy Nogie” Nograles Jr. may... Read more
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The Manila Times
Cory-era traffic scheme eyedAugust 27, 2015 11:30 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER Odd-even car plat
Cory-era traffic scheme eyed
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
August 27, 2015 11:30 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER Odd-even car plates plan seen freeing up Metro roads PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Thursday said a plan to revert to a Cory-era traffic control scheme is... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly EspinaI just turned 82-years-old and here I was talking that I am in my twilight year
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
I just turned 82-years-old and here I was talking that I am in my twilight years. Then the day after, headlines screamed Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, 91, has been granted bail on �humanitarian reasons,� despite having been accused of a P172 million... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte eyes revolutionary governmentBUT IS HE RUNNING? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte tells Inquirer that he want
Duterte eyes revolutionary government
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
BUT IS HE RUNNING? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte tells Inquirer that he wants a federal system of government if he is elected President. KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ Should he win the presidency in May 2016, the tough-talking Davao City Mayor Rodrigo... Read more
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Minda News
COMMENTARY: Remembering the Martial Law Supreme CourtMELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 26 Aug) – In a couple of weeks, the entire na
COMMENTARY: Remembering the Martial Law Supreme Court
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 26 Aug) – In a couple of weeks, the entire nation will be commemorating the declaration of Martial Law. Allow me to initiate the process with a paragraph from the article of Professor Dante Gatmaytan-Magno about the... Read more
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Asian journal
Are you angry enough?CTALK By Cito Beltran Are you angry enough about our state of affairs in the R
Are you angry enough?
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
CTALK By Cito Beltran Are you angry enough about our state of affairs in the Republic of the Philippines? The thought has begun to surface as millions of Filipinos come to terms with the fact that the Self-Righteous Brotherhood occupying Malacañang... Read more
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The Manila Times
Juan Ponce Enrile vs. President Aquino, past and present, score 3-0August 24, 2015 11:25 pm When you tangle with Juan Ponce Enrile, attorney-at-l
Juan Ponce Enrile vs. President Aquino, past and present, score 3-0
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
August 24, 2015 11:25 pm When you tangle with Juan Ponce Enrile, attorney-at-law, on a matter of law, you better go to court prepared and supported by a phalanx of brilliant lawyers.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Why is Aquino quiet on drugs and jueteng?IT IS INTRIGUING that in the past five years he has been in office President No
Why is Aquino quiet on drugs and jueteng?
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
IT IS INTRIGUING that in the past five years he has been in office President Noynoy Aquino never expressed concern or initiated concerted action against the multibillion-peso twin problems of drugs and jueteng. In his annual State of the Nation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Are you angry enough?Are you angry enough about our state of affairs in the Republic of the Philippi
Are you angry enough?
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Are you angry enough about our state of affairs in the Republic of the Philippines? The thought has begun to surface as millions of Filipinos come to terms with the fact that the Self-Righteous Brotherhood occupying Malacañang are a bunch of... Read more
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Sun Star
Cuizon: The woman swayIT'S way past March but you can’t help talking about women’s rights at this poi
Cuizon: The woman sway
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
IT'S way past March but you can’t help talking about women’s rights at this point in time when a woman like Hillary Clinton is running for president of the United States and a woman leader in the Philippines could get elected as the country's... Read more
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Sun Star
Y-Speak: PNoy’s administration: straight or crooked?“TAYO na sa tuwid na landas,” — These were the last words of Benigno “Noynoy” A
Y-Speak: PNoy’s administration: straight or crooked?
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
“TAYO na sa tuwid na landas,” — These were the last words of Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s inaugural speech on June 30, 2010 as he was officially declared as the 15th Philippine president. During this time, Cory Aquino, mother of Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippine elections is big moneyThis column dug deeper into the Smartmatic-PCOS system and found there was more
Philippine elections is big money
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
This column dug deeper into the Smartmatic-PCOS system and found there was more to it than the debate on whether we should return to manual in 2016. With the information, I would say categorically we have no choice but to discard the automated... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Erap lang Poe' in 2016?MANILA, Philippines - Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is thinking of running again
'Erap lang Poe' in 2016?
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is thinking of running again for president in 2016, with Sen. Grace Poe as his running mate. But Estrada said if given the chance, he would serve only for three and a half years – the period in his... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ninoy, Butz Aquino both honored in memorial massAugust 21st, 2015 07:34 PM On August 21 this year, two Aquinos were remembered
Ninoy, Butz Aquino both honored in memorial mass
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
August 21st, 2015 07:34 PM On August 21 this year, two Aquinos were remembered. On the 32nd death anniversary of democracy icon Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., his younger brother and former Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino was also honored in a memorial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Erap lang Poe’ in 2016?MANILA, Philippines - Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is thinking of running again
‘Erap lang Poe’ in 2016?
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is thinking of running again for president in 2016, with Sen. Grace Poe as his running mate. But Estrada said if given the chance, he would serve only for three and a half years – the period in his... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'One less coward on August 21'MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. returned to the Philippin
'One less coward on August 21'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. returned to the Philippines on Aug. 21, 1983 “so there would be one less coward and one more brave Filipino.” Thus said his widow former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino on Ninoy’s 10th death... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘One less coward on August 21’MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. returned to the Philippin
‘One less coward on August 21’
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. returned to the Philippines on Aug. 21, 1983 “so there would be one less coward and one more brave Filipino.” Thus said his widow former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino on Ninoy’s 10th death... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'No proof Marcos, Imelda, Danding had Ninoy killed'There is time for everything. If the last surviving member of the Agrava Commi
'No proof Marcos, Imelda, Danding had Ninoy killed'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
There is time for everything. If the last surviving member of the Agrava Commission that investigated the August 21, 1983, murder of former Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., would have his way, it's about time the nation closed the book on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Remembering Ninoy: Pro Patria MoriDulce et decorum est pro patria mori. This is a line from the Roman lyrical poe
Remembering Ninoy: Pro Patria Mori
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. This is a line from the Roman lyrical poet Horace’s Odes, which can be roughly translated into English as “It is sweet and glorious to die for one’s own country.” While martyrdom is normally perceived as a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Former and incumbent senators honor Butz Aquino For the love of Butz, former and incumbent senators gathered for the first ti
Former and incumbent senators honor Butz Aquino
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
For the love of Butz, former and incumbent senators gathered for the first time at the Senate session hall to pay their last respect for Agapito “Butz” Aquino, one of the icon of democracy during the... Read more
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Rappler
Marcos is Binay's top choice for VPMOVING ON? Vice President Jejomar Binay explains his preference for Senator Bon
Marcos is Binay's top choice for VP
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
MOVING ON? Vice President Jejomar Binay explains his preference for Senator Bongbong Marcos as his running mate by saying, 'Let's move on.' File photo MANILA, Philippines – “Lumaban ako kay Pangulong Marcos noon. Nagpi-pretend ba ako? 'Yung si GMA... Read more
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The Manila Times
Poe, Paredes, and Aquino: The trivialization of citizenshipAugust 19, 2015 12:05 am First of a series “I will answer in the proper forum
Poe, Paredes, and Aquino: The trivialization of citizenship
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
August 19, 2015 12:05 am First of a series “I will answer in the proper forum,” Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares replied to media inquiries regarding her citizenship, three months ago — as if... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Edsa hero Butz Aquino dies; 76August 18th, 2015 03:50 AM BUTZ AQUINO He led the first march to support the b
Edsa hero Butz Aquino dies; 76
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
August 18th, 2015 03:50 AM BUTZ AQUINO He led the first march to support the besieged then Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile in Camp Aguinaldo that later became the miracle of Edsa. INQUIRER PHOTO There will be no wake for one of the major heroes... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Democracy fighter former Sen. Butz Aquino passes away Malacañang, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay, and senators mourned the death o
Democracy fighter former Sen. Butz Aquino passes away
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Malacañang, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay, and senators mourned the death of former senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino yesterday, remembering him as a democracy fighter who played a key role in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Malacañang mourns the death of former Sen. Butz Aquino Malacañang has mourned the death of of former Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino,
Malacañang mourns the death of former Sen. Butz Aquino
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Malacañang has mourned the death of of former Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino, remembering him as a democracy fighter and a sincere public servant. President Aquino’s uncle died on Monday... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Statement of Secretary Lacierda on the passing of Butz AquinoPhoto from People Power: The Philippine Revolution of 1986; Manuel Ferrer Stat
Statement of Secretary Lacierda on the passing of Butz Aquino
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 14 days ago
Photo from People Power: The Philippine Revolution of 1986; Manuel Ferrer Statement from Presidential Spokesperson Edwin LacierdaOn the passing of former Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino Today, the Filipino people lost a committed public servant.... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
League of Vice Govs invites Lobregat to speak on BBLZamboanga City District 1 Representative Celso L. Lobregat has been sought out
League of Vice Govs invites Lobregat to speak on BBL
Zamboanga Today / Posted 14 days ago
Zamboanga City District 1 Representative Celso L. Lobregat has been sought out anew to speak on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), this time by the League of Vice Governors of the Philippines (LVGP) during its conference on August 15 in Cagayan... Read more
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Rappler
Vanquishing the voices of doubt and cynicismTo be honest, when I was invited a few months ago to address all of you today,
Vanquishing the voices of doubt and cynicism
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
To be honest, when I was invited a few months ago to address all of you today, I was quite flattered to be chosen. It was a pleasant surprise to be invited today, a pleasant surprise that came with a tremendous amount of pressure! How does one... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Political jockeyingThe Nationalist People’s Coalition is considered to be the second biggest polit
Political jockeying
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
The Nationalist People’s Coalition is considered to be the second biggest political party in the Philippines, whose members currently occupy 42 congressional seats, 14 gubernatorial positions and 246 mayoralty posts. According to information we... Read more
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The Manila Times
Let’s find the brilliant leader who has brains in his balls and balls in his brainAugust 13, 2015 12:18 am “Those who make peaceful revolutions impossible rende
Let’s find the brilliant leader who has brains in his balls and balls in his brain
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
August 13, 2015 12:18 am “Those who make peaceful revolutions impossible render violent revolutions inevitable.” —President John F. Kennedy In the light of current... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What about FVR for President… again!Our column last Tuesday triggered a deluge of comments, some of them nasty, eve
What about FVR for President… again!
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
Our column last Tuesday triggered a deluge of comments, some of them nasty, even one reader accused me of being “Binayaran.” These readers obviously do not read our columns, word for word. First of all, I clearly pointed out that in the present crop... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rise and fall of PICOP – Mindanao’s timber plantations (Part II)Tree plantations began to spread during the late 1960s in the Agusan-Surigao ar
Rise and fall of PICOP – Mindanao’s timber plantations (Part II)
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
Tree plantations began to spread during the late 1960s in the Agusan-Surigao area of Mindanao. They were seen as part of the reforestation program of the government. Also, a major private company was heavily involved in expanding tree plantations... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CLARK FREEPORT -- The town of Concepcion in Tarlac could become the country’s h
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 19 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT -- The town of Concepcion in Tarlac could become the country’s hub of renewable energy. Mayor Andy Lacson said here on Friday that barring negative developments, the planned solar farms in his town could jointly add some 140 megawatts... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A choice between corrupt and incompetent?Over the weekend, I met a lot of friends who are all in a quandary as to whom w
A choice between corrupt and incompetent?
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
Over the weekend, I met a lot of friends who are all in a quandary as to whom we should be voting for in the 2016 Presidential elections. My only reply to them is… as of now; it is “None of the above!” Yes, we are still waiting for that white knight... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Lacierda to Serge Osmeña: Don't underestimate PNoy's endorsement power"Commenting on Sen. Sergio Osmeña III’s statement on that President Noynoy Aqui
Lacierda to Serge Osmeña: Don't underestimate PNoy's endorsement power
Coconuts Manila / Posted 21 days ago
"Commenting on Sen. Sergio Osmeña III’s statement on that President Noynoy Aquino’s endorsement would have a 'negligible effect' on the poll ratings of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the President’s high... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gentlemen: Go to ProverbsWhen news broke that San Miguel Corporation CEO Ramon S. Ang had filed a case f
Gentlemen: Go to Proverbs
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
When news broke that San Miguel Corporation CEO Ramon S. Ang had filed a case for syndicated estafa against GMA-7 President Felipe Gozon, a number of columnists as well as businessmen began posting comments on Facebook as well at parties regarding... Read more
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Minda News
MILF’s Murad: if no BBL under PNoy, next administrationCAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews /08 August) – The Moro I
MILF’s Murad: if no BBL under PNoy, next administration
Minda News / Posted 22 days ago
CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews /08 August) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is still looking forward to the commitment of President Aquino to push for the passage of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that adheres to the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Party machinery not always a big factor in poll victory: ChizMANILA – Independent senator Francis ''Chiz'' Escudero said the machinery that
Party machinery not always a big factor in poll victory: Chiz
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA – Independent senator Francis ''Chiz'' Escudero said the machinery that a political party can give does not necessarily guarantee a candidate's victory in the polls. Speaking to dzMM, Escudero admitted that he and Sen. Grace Poe are aware... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cory’s Floral Paintings as Stamps Angel Thoughts If a man has two shirts in his closet, one belongs to him, th
Cory’s Floral Paintings as Stamps
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Angel Thoughts If a man has two shirts in his closet, one belongs to him, the other belongs to the man who has no shirt. —St. Ambrose It’s Mar Roxas for the presidency for the Liberal Party! He was “anointed” by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malacañang to Binay: Dictator tag has no basisAugust 8th, 2015 04:52 PM Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. and Vic
Malacañang to Binay: Dictator tag has no basis
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
August 8th, 2015 04:52 PM Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. and Vice President Jejomar Binay FILE PHOTOS Where did that comment come from? Malacañang on Saturday said it did not know why Vice President Jejomar Binay would accuse the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Daang Matuwid is no dictatorship’ Vice President Jejomar Binay is wrong in saying that the end goal of Presiden
‘Daang Matuwid is no dictatorship’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Vice President Jejomar Binay is wrong in saying that the end goal of President Aquino’s “Daang Matuwid” (Straight Path) policy is dictatorship, a Malacañang official said yesterday. “Hindi tama o makatuwirang... Read more
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The Manila Times
Nothing much has changed in 30 years (2)August 8, 2015 12:46 am THE past three decades started with the presidency of
Nothing much has changed in 30 years (2)
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
August 8, 2015 12:46 am THE past three decades started with the presidency of Corazon C. Aquino in 1986 and will end with that of her only son, Benigno S. Aquino 3rd, in 2016. Their two terms of 12 years... Read more
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Rappler
Mar Roxas is swimming against the tide of historyAs I have elaborated in my previous post, presidential anointment or endorsemen
Mar Roxas is swimming against the tide of history
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
As I have elaborated in my previous post, presidential anointment or endorsement is a relatively new phenomenon in post-Marcos electoral politics. However, recent history will show that the endorsement of an incumbent of a potential successor might... Read more
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Pilipino Star
In good or bad leadership, there are always opportunitiesLast week, I had the privilege of joining the ceremony to recognize this year’s
In good or bad leadership, there are always opportunities
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
Last week, I had the privilege of joining the ceremony to recognize this year’s Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) 2015. The ceremony was graced by Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, Commission on Higher Education chairperson Dr.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LP need not import VP partner for MarIT SEEMS that Sen. Grace Poe Llamanzares has made up her mind about running for
LP need not import VP partner for Mar
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
IT SEEMS that Sen. Grace Poe Llamanzares has made up her mind about running for president. She may just be playing games with President Noynoy Aquino, with Interior Secretary Mar Roxas in tow, till they run out of time courting her. The only way Poe... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaPope Francis is going to the U.S. in September! I can just imagine how excited
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 26 days ago
Pope Francis is going to the U.S. in September! I can just imagine how excited American Catholics are now while anticipating the arrival of His Holiness. Millions will be waiting and crowding to catch a glimpse of him, listen to him, and, if possible... Read more
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