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For the greater good

With “Yolanda” in 2013 and, earlier, “Ondoy,” “Sendong,” “Pablo” and other frightening storms, disaster preparedness is now an indispensable part of the Philippine handbook of survival. And with climate change an official reality, with world powers America and China agreeing to cut greenhouse gas emissions, disaster preparedness now ranks among the top priorities of any nation, big or small.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Recovering lost ground

The National Bureau of Investigation marks its 78th anniversary this week, if not with uniformly glowing marks, then at least a number of commendable high-profile successes to its name.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Aquino’s mistake

President Aquino’s decision to skip Tacloban City in the series of commemorative activities marking the first anniversary of Super typhoon “Yolanda” was an egregious mistake. It reminded citizens across the country of the politically toxic atmosphere that hung over Tacloban immediately after it was devastated by the strongest storm to ever make landfall, and renewed questions about whether

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Light in the dark

November is National Reading Month, and at the kickoff last Monday Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged schoolchildren to let books unleash the wonders of their imagination. “There are books that will take you anywhere in the world… Books open up new and strange worlds that we might neither know nor reach. They can give us anything we imagine,” he told his audience at Pasig Central Elementary School.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Lessons yet unlearned

A year ago today, Supertyphoon “Yolanda” made landfall at 4:40 a.m. in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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