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Maynilad ‘obligated’ to cut water service

This is in reference to the editorial titled “Water warning” (4/13/14), which associated the Holy Week water service interruption of Maynilad with the dry season and the decreasing water level in Angat Dam.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Palm Sunday invasion

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On Palm Sunday, people are likely to think of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, or of their sins, perhaps in preparation for Holy Week.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The bucket list

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We’ve seen remarkable change in the past three years. And it’s been in the most important area: attitude, or how people think about themselves and their country. There’s a confidence and optimism in business that had gone underground under Gloria Arroyo and we’d lost hope. Well, hope is back.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Woodsman, please spare those trees

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What is the Department of Environment and Natural Resources doing?

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Guardrails in Bontoc road already budgeted, but not yet built

Many words have been said about the GV Florida bus that fell off a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province, last Feb. 7.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘International standards? Tell it to the Marines

My family and I went to the Resorts World area recently. We attended a wake at St. Peter’s Chapel in the church there.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Mayor Estrada and Vice Mayor Moreno defend expanded truck ban

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Last Monday, the first day of the expanded truck ban in Manila and the strike by protesting truckers, Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada came ready: He was dressed in a camouflage uniform. On the first day of the bus ban, he also came in combat fatigues. Asked by journalists at the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel why he was in combat uniform, Erap answered, “I have been challenged by the truckers.”

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What is happening at the DOTC/LTO?

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The Department of Public Works and Highways has announced several roadworks and repairs on Edsa for at least a couple of years, so expect that part of Metro Manila will be hell on earth in terms of traffic jams.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

DPWH ‘moves on’

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“Relieved” is how Public Works Secretary Rogelio “Babes” Singson described his feelings when asked about the Supreme Court ruling declaring the PDAF or Priority Development Assistance Fund—in plainspeak the pork barrel—unconstitutional.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Baclaran improvement needs new city mayor’s support

In the nine long years Mayor Florencio Bernabe was at the helm of leadership in Parañaque City, the Baclaran area deteriorated. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the Department of Tourism tried to do a facelift of the area, but with the local leadership giving no support and lacking political will, nothing came out of their efforts.

Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Repair contract out, awaiting OK

This is in reference to the letter titled “No action from Road Board after a year” (Opinion, 6/7/13) sent by Pedro Refuerzo Jr.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

DPWH to carry out flood control projects with or without legislation

This is in reference to the article “P600-B flood control master plan in old bill” (News, Inquirer, 6/20/13).   The article made mention of a bill, supposedly filed in the 15th Congress, seeking the implementation of a P600-billion massive flood control program, but the bill “had been stranded at the committee level since August 2012.” [...]

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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