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DPWH, please save those trees

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Ogden Nash wrote that limerick as a parody of Joyce Kilmer’s poem “Trees,” and also of the billboards that were mushrooming and dotting the highways of the United States. Had he been in the Philippines lately, he would have written the last two lines differently: that unless the DPWH stops killing trees along the highways, he would never see a tree at all.

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

Revisit road project’s bidding process, DPWH urged

I refer to the news item, titled “SMC firm DQd from road project” (Second Front Page, 6/13/14).

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

PPP dilemma

The government—the Department of Public Works and Highways, in particular—is in a quandary: The highest financial bid it got for the P35.4-billion Cavite-Laguna expressway (Calax) project is only a little more than half of the offer of another bidder it had disqualified for an alleged technical or “typographical” error.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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 »

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