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Amnesia antidote

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“National amnesia causes us to forget who and what we are.” Is that the fix we’re in when the country marks, this Thursday, the 31st anniversary of Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr.’s airport tarmac murder?

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Knife’s edge

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Once again, next-door Thailand is tense with uncertainty. As in 2009, it is the revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, now a frail 86, who is at the knife’s edge.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Youngsters’ tomorrow

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Filipino Catholic youngsters will join delegations from 29 other Asian countries this week when Pope Francis launches the Sixth Asian Youth Day ceremonies in South Korea.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Painting rice cakes

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“You can’t dull hunger by painting rice cakes,” says an Asian proverb. That fits the new UP School of Economics paper by Melba V. Tutor titled “The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption.”

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Hawks vs doves

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His name doesn’t ring a bell for many here. Friends scratch their heads and mutter: “Kishore—who?”

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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