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Binay overstaying as BSP president

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Jejomar Binay has this habit of overstaying. He and his wife and son have been overstaying as mayors of Makati; and Binay himself has been overstaying as national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP).

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

GSIS sued for refusal to pay benefits

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What’s happening to the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)? While incumbent GSIS officials have apparently given themselves multimillion-peso bonuses and other benefits, many members are complaining about not receiving their own benefits, as witness the numerous contributions to the Letters to the Editor section of the newspapers, including the Inquirer.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bad news: Traffic won’t get better till 2015

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I have very bad news for Metro Manilans: The horrendous traffic jams and floods will be with us until next year. This comes straight from Francis Tolentino, chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, although he did not say it exactly that way. What he told the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday (the other guest was former congressman Danilo Suarez) was that the traffic jams are brought about by a combination of factors: diggings on the streets by the Department of Public Works and Highways and by the water concessionaires, the lack of an efficient transport system, too many vehicles on too few streets, and the lack of coordination among the agencies involved in transportation.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The true state of Quezon City

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Quezon City is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee year with fireworks, a food festival, a concert at the park, awards to outstanding institutions and individuals of Quezon City, plenty of speeches, etc.—the works.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Purisima now looks like a piker

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Suddenly, with the disclosure of the Binay family’s alleged 350-hectare hacienda in Batangas, Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima looked like a piker with his four-hectare estate in Nueva Ecija.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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