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Vulnerability window

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Golden Rice today packs beta carotene as additional source of Vitamin A. “So it could make a big difference to people’s nutrition—and their sight.”

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Embedded impunity

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The immediate often blurs the significant. Pope Francis’ press conference aboard the plane returning from his South Korea visit is an example.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Contrasts

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“Lights are stronger in the contrast.” Charles Dickens’ line came to mind when TV footage showed Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay clad in starched barong, flinging instructions at aides, trying to look, well, presidential. He did not differ from the suave but lagging-in-the-polls Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Amnesia antidote

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“National amnesia causes us to forget who and what we are.” Is that the fix we’re in when the country marks, this Thursday, the 31st anniversary of Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr.’s airport tarmac murder?

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Knife’s edge

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Once again, next-door Thailand is tense with uncertainty. As in 2009, it is the revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, now a frail 86, who is at the knife’s edge.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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