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Japan, Australia firm up defense ties against China

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The visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Canberra last week sent reassuring words to the Philippines amid its increasing concerns over China’s assertive claims vis-à-vis disputed territories in the South China Sea.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Enduring ties

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When a ranking official of an academic institution passes away, the usual procedure is to hold a necrological or memorial service in a large hall (often the auditorium or a campus church) on the eve of the burial. There will be several eulogies delivered by officials, colleagues, staff, relatives, friends and, Filipino-style, these can be quite long and emotional, lasting well into the night.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Mad about the DAP

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I am trying to understand the strong surge of emotion that has been unleashed by the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program or DAP.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

For what?

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Will the impeachment bid against the President prosper?

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Raining humans’

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If I may borrow a line from a song and turn it around, rainy days do not always get me down.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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