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I share Carlos Conde’s sentiments completely. Conde is the Philippine researcher for Human Rights Watch, Asia division, and he complains bitterly about Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks at the Senate and the senators’ response to them.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The forbidden country

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THE AQUINO administration has exploded with jubilation over the 7.1-percent economic growth for the third quarter that exceeded expectations. It prompted Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan to be exuberant when he briefed reporters: “We are well on our way to surpassing our growth target of 5 to 6 percent this year.”   The unaccustomed GDP […]

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Foot in mouth

With a spokesperson like Edwin Lacierda, does President Aquino need enemies to cast his administration in a bad light?

Posted: July 24th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Time for action

From its earliest days, the administration of President Aquino has defined itself by how different it is from the administration it followed. In many ways, the Aquino administration appears to make that a guiding principle in its actions—replacing Arroyo-appointed officials, as well as reversing Arroyo-directed programs and policies. Some even see the ongoing impeachment trial of Arroyo-appointed Chief Justice Renato Corona as proof that Mr. Aquino is determined to erase all stains left by the president who preceded him.

Posted: January 28th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Schools as military barracks

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Human Rights Watch, an internationally respected NGO based in New York and with a Manila field office, has reported that in the Cordilleras, the Philippine military has used school campuses as camps for their soldiers. From what I’ve read, the military presence seems largely benign, the soldiers generally well-behaved and even performing community work. That […]

Posted: December 8th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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