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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 »

Mongrelized ‘constituent assembly’

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Way back in October 2011, when I was the minority leader of the House of Representatives, I exhorted my co-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate not to adopt a variation of the constituent assembly wherein proposals to amend or revise the Constitution would be made through the ordinary legislative process.

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

PH poised to become a rising star of Asia

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In the 1960s, the Philippines was second in economic development only to Japan. Building on its recent progress, the country can return to its place among Asia’s leading economies.

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

Thank you, teachers!

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When you get the chance to listen to teachers share their experiences, you will quickly realize that teaching is anything but an ordinary job.

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

A partnership with and for the poor

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In 1976, Bagong Barrio had the honor or dishonor of being the biggest slum area in Metro Manila, depending on where your sympathies lie. For the poor who had difficulty stretching their low wages to keep body and soul together, it was a paradise: cheap food and shelter, never mind that they had to negotiate muddy pathway and sewage canal to get there, and some had to bathe outdoors, without any privacy.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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