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Brinkmanship

Some officials in Hong Kong seem to be engaging the Aquino administration in a brinkmanship game in an effort to extract an official apology for the hostage-taking crisis three years ago that left eight Chinese tourists dead. Those Hong Kong officials have been putting pressure on the Philippines with a series of “threats” aimed at hurting the economy in general and the thousands of Filipinos working in the Chinese territory in particular.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Hongkongers have long memories

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It’s not just elephants who have long memories; Hongkongers seem to have longer ones. The saying “Time heals all wounds” apparently doesn’t apply in this Chinese enclave. The bitter memory of the 2010 Luneta hijacking in the Philippines has lingered among a large number of the population of this territory of 7 million souls.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Where in the world is Mali?

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There’s probably not a single country left in the world today where one would not find Filipinos. In any war that breaks out anywhere, any major disaster that happens on land or at sea, in every hijacking of a cargo boat, or any terrorist attack in a crowded public place in any big city—chances are one of the victims could be a Filipino worker. This has made the everyday outlook of the average Filipino global. In the short span of 40 years, we have, by necessity, become interested in what is happening in the rest of the world because of the broad dispersal of our overseas workers.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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