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Growth push buttons?

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The bad news: 805 million people worldwide are chronically undernourished. And levels of overlooked hunger are alarming in 16 countries.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Pingpong children’

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These children best symbolize the concern of the ongoing synod that ends on Sunday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Line of sight

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Most of us are fixated on Vice President Jejomar Binay’s now 15 percent—and still plunging—nosedive in poll standing as well as on that sprawling P1.2-billion Batangas “hacienda” with an air-conditioned piggery, or on the bogus bakery for Makati senior citizens’ birthday cakes.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Cautionary signal

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Don’t be lulled just yet by the downgrading of El Niño by the Department of Science and Technology. The peak is just ahead. Beefed-up sustained response for rougher threats in the years to come is more urgent than ever.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

High-risk duty

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“If we let this pass, no significant witness will testify… because of fear,” Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago fumed. She seeks 24-hour police protection for Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza who documented Makati hospital scams before the Senate blue ribbon committee.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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