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Decapitating the truth

The video posted on YouTube last week that showed a masked man holding a knife to the throat of a kneeling figure in orange was meant as a political statement.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

‘Let them eat cake’

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“Let them eat cake,” the famous callous remark attributed/misattributed to Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, went down in history and was used as an example of the powerful rich’s contempt for the poor hungry peasants clamoring for bread.

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

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 »

Binay’s ‘benefits’

The controversy over the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall parking building has taken a dramatic turn, with Tuesday’s startling testimony from former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado. The former close ally turned political enemy of Vice President Jejomar Binay told the Senate blue ribbon committee investigating alleged corruption in the construction of the P2.7-billion building that Binay, then the mayor of one of the country’s richest cities, must have gained illegally from the project because he, the vice mayor at the time, did too. It was standard operating procedure, he said.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Suicides

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Reading Thelma San Juan’s Sunday column and the entire section of first-person accounts of people who dealt with or are still coping with the effects of depression, chemical imbalance and bi-polar mood disorder made me wonder why suicides seem to be common these days. In the past, suicides only happened to other people, never people you knew personally, but in recent years some suicides came close enough to matter.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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