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Prioritize evac centers on PH’s eastern seaboard

The Inquirer’s Oct. 18 editorial (“Ad hoc”) accurately underscored the urgent need to put up permanent evacuation centers all over the country.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

PhilHealth, SSS, GSIS ‘losing sight’ of retirees

Last Oct. 17, the Inquirer carried a news item about senior citizens who have paid at least 120 monthly premiums to the Social Security System or Government Service Insurance System being qualified for lifetime membership with PhilHealth, without having to pay any more premium. I am a retiree and I have satisfied the 120-monthly-premium requirement long ago.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Tuwid na daan’ losing or gaining ground?

The Pulse Asia survey result showing that Filipinos are divided on whether President Aquino has fulfilled “tuwid na daan” is understandable but inaccurate. The public perception is understandable because the survey was made at a time when stories of corruption dominated newspaper headlines and prime-time television news. But it is inaccurate because the exposés are, in fact, proof that “tuwid na daan” is gaining ground.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Filipino leftists, HK students

The determination with which young prodemocracy activists in Hong Kong have shown to fight the imperialism of mainland China is intriguing (The World, 10/15/14).

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Idiotic plug’ removed

I remember a letter published in this paper last June 13 about an “atrocity” the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) foisted on moviegoers.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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