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For freedom and democracy

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I had always believed that people power meant less about the people in power than the power of the people.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

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“No master but law, no guide but conscience, no aim but justice.” With this dictum immortalized by the well-revered jurist, nationalist and former Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Benedicto Luna (JBL) Reyes as theme, thousands of members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) will converge in Davao City starting Monday for a weeklong series of activities, including the 14th National Convention of Lawyers and the IBP’s 40th founding anniversary.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rizal would have been pro-RH

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The country observes the 116th anniversary of the execution of Jose Rizal today (Sunday), a sober counterpoint to the revelry and joy that will surely follow tomorrow, as we mark the close of this old year and the arrival of the new one.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

General Dellosa on his first AFP Day

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Last Wednesday the Armed Forces of the Philippines marked its 76th anniversary. This celebration is based on the passage of the National Defense Act by the National Assembly during the Commonwealth period. The bill, with Camilo Osias of La Union as the principal opponent, was passed at almost midnight of Dec. 20, 1935. President Manuel L. Quezon signed the measure into law the following morning, Dec. 21, 1935.

Posted: December 25th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Creative celebration of a hundred years

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THERE are many ways a company can celebrate its 100th anniversary. It could throw a huge bash, complete with glitzy entertainment numbers. It could build a monument to its achievements. Or it could launch a series of public-service projects. To mark the 100th year of its presence in the country, Nestlé Philippines Inc. decided to [...]

Posted: May 30th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Unfading glory

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We remember the sights: the press conference held by the leaders of the military breakaway group, a calm FidelRamos beside a visibly tense Juan PonceEnrile, with a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary behind them; the first trickle of civilians pouring into Camp Aguinaldo on Saturday night to offer their support and protection.

Posted: February 25th, 2011 in Editorial | Read More »

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