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Like brothers

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Ernesto Mercado has testified to a lot of things other than what he knows about the overpricing of the Makati parking building.

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

Binay and the court of public opinion

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Six times in the past seven weeks, this column has been devoted to issues surrounding the Makati parking building and other possible cases of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay, who, as mayor, and together with his wife (three years) and son (four years and counting), has ruled Makati for the past 27 years.

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

Can’t the same standard be used in Makati?

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It took the Office of the Ombudsman seven years to file charges against Binay, and then another seven years to withdraw them.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The ‘harassment’ of Jojo Binay

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Last week’s column (“A premature campaign speech” is the title it was assigned) must have touched a raw nerve somewhere, judging from the number, at last count, of comments (612) and shares—21.3k on Facebook and 21.9k in the inquirer.net website. There were some lively conversations in the comments section, and some very valuable suggestions.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A premature campaign speech

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They did not call it a press conference, as indeed it was not, because the speaker did not answer any questions, leaving it to underlings to do so. He merely read his speech which, it was reported, he had written himself and subjected to about 20 revisions. All by him. And then he left.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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