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Rx for taxes

The controversial print ad that the Bureau of Internal Revenue ran as part of its ongoing shame campaign showed a doctor being carried on the back of a schoolteacher, a comparison of their incomes and taxes paid, and the campaign’s tagline: “When you don’t pay your taxes, you’re a burden to those who do.”

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

Loving Mandela

Unexpected but entirely fitting: It was during a visit in 1997 to the Philippines—a country known for its people’s sense of fatalism and obsessed with radio dramas and  telenovelas, with their larger-than-life version of romance—that the liberator of South Africa showed the world he was once again in love.   Nelson Mandela, the first black [...]

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

At the front lines

The statement of reassurance from US President Barack Obama was simple and straightforward.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

An honorable man

By all accounts, President Aquino did not have since-resigned National Bureau of Investigation director Nonnatus Rojas in mind, when he expressed his concern about “less trustworthy” officials working in the NBI. Just the same, Rojas felt resignation was the right response, and the only option.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

A surprise visit

After employees of the national weather bureau dramatized their protest over the continuing suspension of their Magna Carta benefits last Tuesday, they got an unexpected visitor. That same afternoon, mere hours after members of the Philippine Weathermen Employees Association (PWEA) staged a lunchtime walkout and called a news conference, President Aquino showed up at the [...]

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

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