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Disputing treason because of Itu Aba

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It is unfortunate that the discussion of whether recently appointed Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza committed treason in omitting Itu Aba from our statement of Arbitral Claims is taking place with the general public in the dark on what the facts and issues are.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

High court on libel: Lost in overbreadth

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The recent Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of libel under the Revised Penal Code and under Section 4 C (4) of the cybercrime prevention law but declaring the crimes of aiding and abetting cyberlibel unconstitutional are contradictory rulings, which can only be because of the court’s misappreciation of the doctrine of “overbreadth.”

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

The elephant in the room: Sabah

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Initially, we could not make heads or tails over media reports that around 300 armed men from the Philippines had landed in Sabah. In fact, it took a number of days before we realized that the men were calling attention anew to the “elephant in the room” in the precarious bilateral relations between Malaysia and the Philippines.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

China: a rogue state?

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China’s recent pronouncement that it will now board vessels purportedly illegally entering its waters in the disputed West Philippine Sea has at least defined the nature of its claim to these troubled waters. Since three years ago when it opposed the joint submission by Malaysia and Vietnam for an extended continental shelf on an area […]

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Free expression and mob rule

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An allegedly anti-Islam trailer has reopened the debate on where the limits to freedom of expression should be. While the movie “Innocence of Muslims” that depicts Mohammad as a fraud, a womanizer and a pedophile has had a very limited release, it is the film’s trailer uploaded on YouTube that has caused massive unrest in Islamic societies.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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