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Banking on Bangsamoro

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The signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro on March 27 was a historic moment for the Philippine government and the Bangsamoro people, promising to usher in a more peaceful, more prosperous future for Mindanao and the rest of the country.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

From beloved to beleaguered

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It’s incredible, almost surreal. Not many moons ago, the man was the toast of the people, the darling of the press, who many thought was the epitome of propriety and righteousness, who would not cross the dividing line between what is acceptable and what is not.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Revisiting the 10-point Education Agenda

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When he took the first steps in his journey to Malacañang, Benigno Aquino III presented himself to the electorate as the “education president.” His “Ten Things I Will Fix in Philippine Basic Education” campaign speech resonated so well that it is now known as the Department of Education’s “10-Point Basic Education Agenda.”

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

This time, beware of snowballing

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I will not talk of the legal grounds over which the “impeach the President” movers are scrambling. I am part of the vast majority of “nonlegalistic” persons: TV-watching, reading, understanding enough to know what’s going on, but not knowledgeable enough to write one word on the intricacies of the law and the Constitution.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The EU and Asean: natural partners

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Daily headlines in Southeast Asia speak about the region’s impressive economic achievements. More and more they also focus on security tensions, including those in the South China Sea.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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