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Binay overstaying as BSP president

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Jejomar Binay has this habit of overstaying. He and his wife and son have been overstaying as mayors of Makati; and Binay himself has been overstaying as national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP).

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fallout from a tragedy

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Last week two German hostages being held by the Abu Sayyaf since April were released after full payment of a P250-million ransom demand. This according to Abu Sayyaf sources.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Season of heritage ‘massacre’

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In the aftermath of Manila’s heritage “massacre,” the question has been asked whether the construction of the 47-floor Torre de Manila violates the law. Nothing beats asking Trixie Cruz Angeles, the country’s primary heritage lawyer who played a principal role in crafting the National Cultural Heritage Law as embodied in Republic Act No. 10066.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Coal and corruption

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Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, one of the founders of Opec, once compared the world’s fossil-fuel use to “drowning in the devil’s excrement.”

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Ebola: a very real, serious threat

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The threat is real and the warning direct. The Ebola outbreak is “the most severe public health emergency in modern times,” this according to the World Health Organization, which also warned that Ebola cases could reach 10,000 per week in West Africa. The United Nations, on the other hand, has expressed serious concerns abut Ebola’s winning the race.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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