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Once upon a time, VP Binay was fearless Mabini lawyer

I first met in person the then fearless Mabini lawyer Jejomar Binay a few days after Ninoy Aquino was assassinated on Aug. 21, 1983.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Defiance and heroism

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Coming home wasn’t Ninoy Aquino’s first act of defiance against the Marcos regime, as the 2000 article by former senator and Cory Aquino-era executive secretary Joker Arroyo reveals.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rice in life and history

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One of the things that interests me about the coming Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) integration is a change in the look of our money. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recently released brightly colored updated bills known as the New Generation Currency, which are in circulation now with some of the old designs. These notes carry the same faces on the front, except that the faces now look younger; some of them even smile: Quezon, Osmeña, Roxas, Macapagal, Cory and Ninoy, Abad Santos, Lim and Escoda. On the reverse you have an assortment of Philippine animals, fish and natural wonders. When the Asean gets its act together and integrates, will we, like the European Union, create a common currency? What will it look like?

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

On dangerous grounds

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That is what major change does—it makes everyone stand on dangerous grounds.

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

Napoles’ ‘mentor’(?) a man of integrity and simplicity

I commend Solita Collas-Monsod for her clear, simple and logical debunking of Janet Napoles’ claim that Budget Secretary Florencio Abad was her mentor in the PDAF scam (“He returned the money, with interest,” Opinion, 6/7/14).

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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