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Aquino-SC standoff dangerous to balance of power

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President Aquino remains elusive about whether he would seek an extension of his single six-year term beyond 2016 as controversy smolders over the issue of constitutional change.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What’s behind MRT-3’s problems

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I’m sorry to say that the problems of the MRT-3 cannot be solved by government VIPs, including Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya and Sen. Grace Poe riding the train to see how commuters suffer before and during the trips.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Just say no

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I’m glad President Aquino made that clear before the weekend last week, saying: “I am not a masochist. One year and 10 months from now, the day after I step down from office, (I and some of my staff) will eat something really delicious. There will be a banner behind us that reads, ‘Freedom.’”

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Cesar Virata, Life and Times’

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At the book launch of “Cesar Virata, Life and Times,” someone suggested that the 726-page biography of the nation’s first and only prime minister could serve as a paperweight or if one had two copies, they could serve as attractive bookends in a personal library.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Death by traffic

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Not even the President can escape traffic.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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  • Editorial cartoon, September 01, 2014
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