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What went wrong?

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Last week the Inquirer headlined its main story as follows: “P-Noy: What went wrong?” The headline depicted the President’s exasperation and puzzlement, if not shock, over a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations showing that the unemployment rate among Filipino adults soared to 27.5 percent in 2013.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

President meddling in impeachment trial, why not?

This is in reaction to the Inquirer editorial of Jan. 27, “Did P-Noy meddle?” An impeachment is a national inquest that cannot exclude anyone like the president, our No. 1 political animal.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The year that was

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The year began benignly enough, looking to controvert the reputation of “13” as an unlucky number. In February, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo herself changed her tune and grudgingly gave P-Noy high marks for economic performance. Since the latter half of 2012, the country had been posting record rates of growth.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Running in 2016 elections? Resign

There should be a total revamp of the Cabinet before 2014. President Aquino should appoint fresh faces as his alter egos in the Cabinet in the last two years of his term.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Holiday reflections

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Last week I discussed the negatives that happened in 2013 and during the early years of the Aquino administration, negatives that can be corrected for the remainder of President Aquino’s term—if the recognition that they exist is there.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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