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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 »

8 signs of hope

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Hope is one of life’s great essentials. A person who sees no future in a company will look for opportunity elsewhere. A man who sees no hope in a country will migrate to another place.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘The greatest generation’

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This phrase was first used to refer to the millions of young Americans who volunteered to fight during World War II. More than half a million young American soldiers died in the battlefields of Europe, Hawaii, Japan and, yes, our Philippines. Theirs was called “the greatest generation” because they fought not only for the liberty [...]

Posted: September 26th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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