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Small is beautiful

One thinks of Baguio when one hears the word “Panagbenga,” so much has the yearly festival of flowers done for the mountain city.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The two faces of authoritarianism

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As we look back to that fateful day in September 1972 42 years ago, when Ferdinand Marcos proclaimed martial law, we need to understand how and why many Filipinos accepted one-man rule in the first instance. The threat of authoritarian rule will remain so long as we do not recognize that our inherited institutions of governance, as modern as they are, cannot function properly under conditions of mass poverty and sharp inequality.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bar exam and legal education (3)

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The Bar Exam assesses the students’ knowledge of basic laws. Beyond the basics is the responsibility of law schools. By conducting the bar exam, the Supreme Court does not and cannot guarantee the applicants’ fitness and readiness to take on specialized fields, like law-of-the-sea, patent, or securities cases.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Development after lahar

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At the height of the lahar flows following the eruptions of Mount Pinatubo, well-known geologist and volcano expert Kelvin Rodolfo told a public gathering that folks whose lands and houses had been devastated by lahar should not despair.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

God’s Word and work

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The latest news I heard is that there will soon be cell phones equipped with airbags. This is to ensure the safety of people who send text messages even while walking, and also to provide a pillow for those who doze off from too much texting!

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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