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High SC fees are antipoor

The report that the House of Representatives committee on justice, chaired by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas, is contemplating not only to review or repeal Presidential Decree No. 1949 (a Marcos decree creating the Judiciary Development Fund or JDF) but also to take a second look at the power of the Supreme Court to impose docket and filing fees at exorbitant rates is welcome news.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Impeach circus

The leadership of the House of Representatives is expected to refer the three impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino during the last congressional recess to the justice committee as early as today.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

Napoles worthy of ‘Believe It or Not’

Pork barrel scam’s alleged “queen,” Janet Lim Napoles, is again being invited to attend the Senate blue ribbon committee to tell all on who in the Senate and House of Representatives, in the judiciary and the executive, and in local governments, including their collaborators in the private sector, received kickbacks and commissions from her.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

New question

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If allowed to grow, bad weeds will smother the good grass, says a Filipino proverb. “Ang masamang mila, kapag kinonsinti, pag tubo’y siya ang makapangyayari.”

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Enjoy the sunset

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Retirement means different things to different people. To some, it means enjoying the free time on their hands to do the things they could not do when they were tied to a regular job, and to others, it means boredom because they have too much time and lesser work to keep them occupied.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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