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Why is LRT common station 6 cities away?

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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has awarded the contract for the LRT line from Baclaran to Cavite to the consortium of Ayala Land and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. However, the construction of the common station where LRT1 on Rizal Avenue, MRT3 on Edsa, and the new MRT7 from Bulacan through Commonwealth Avenue to Edsa will meet was not included because of a temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court. MRT7 will be built by Ramon Ang’s San Miguel Corp.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rogue cops on Edsa

Was anyone the least bit surprised that the suspects behind that Sept. 1 incident on Edsa involving armed men surrounding an SUV turned out to be cops? The photo immediately caused a sensation when it surfaced on Twitter, partly because of the mystery surrounding it. Who were these men aiming guns at the occupants of the SUV? Was it a legitimate police operation, perhaps against a high-profile fugitive? Or a kidnapping, done so brazenly in broad daylight on that ultrabusy highway?

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Death by traffic

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Not even the President can escape traffic.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Alienating youth from Edsa

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The uproar over Imelda Marcos’ selfie with Ateneo de Manila students flashing “V” signs at the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation’s 40th anniversary might not imply that present Ateneo students are vapid and superficial.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

In the cusp of change

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History always teaches us one constant lesson – that change is constant. The process is known as evolution, an eerie turn of life’s wheel that guarantees change at any cost, at all cost. There is an apparent trajectory that collective behavior creates, sometimes subtle, sometimes quite visible. The difference from era to era, from one society to another, is the rate of change. But even at its slowest pace, change happens. It always does.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

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