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The Court of Appeals Thursday stood pat on its earlier decision affirming Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales’ order: Fire 10 Navy officers linked to the 1995 murder of then 24-year-old Ensign Philip Pestaño.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Unresolved cases indicate why PH is losing fight against corruption

I read the Sept. 1 editorial “Overtaken,” and I felt envy toward the Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi, one of the recipients of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, for its accomplishment. A 100-percent conviction rate is truly something to trumpet about.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Why the frequent floods, and how to prevent them

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Why does it flood so easily these days? Several factors combine to make it possible.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘I never handled illegal logging cases in Quirino’

I wish to reply to Ramon Tulfo’s Jan. 5 column which alleged that I dismissed all illegal logging cases filed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Quirino province. The column also suggested that I should be investigated for this, thus implicitly attributing some wrongdoing on my part. I wish to make it […]

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The truth behind what made ‘Pablo’ horribly deadly

This refers to Mon Tulfo’s column, “Influential people in illegal logging named” (Inquirer, 12/15/12). The past several days have found me scanning the local dailies in search of reports stating the truth behind the relentless pillage and wanton rape of natural resources by influential people in areas hardest hit by Typhoon “Pablo.” My curiosity was […]

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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