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‘Our leaders, our problem’

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“When our politicians sleep, our nation moves forward.” You will find this message in many of the streets in Rio de Janeiro these days.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘The impossible country’

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That’s the title of a book written by Daniel Tudor in 2012. And it refers to South Korea, considered “the poorest, most impossible country on the planet” in the 1950s.   From 1910 to 1945, Korea was occupied and ruled with extreme cruelty by Japan. More than 200,000 of its women became sex slaves, and [...]

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Learning from developed nations

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Will our country be better off if our lawmakers have no pork barrel funds, and if the president’s similar fund is regulated? The answer is yes, and developed nations like Singapore, Britain, and Sweden show the way.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fighting evil

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The pork barrel is the source of many of the worst evils in our society. Its bad effects overwhelmingly outweigh the good uses it may have. To abolish it is the right thing to do.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The evils PDs do

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IN DAVAO City, father and son are the candidates for mayor and vice-mayor, respectively. In Ilog, Negros Occidental, brothers are running for mayor and vice-mayor, respectively. In Camarines Sur, grandpa and grandson are contesting the governor’s office.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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