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A lesson for the son

Ninoy Aquino had been warned. The most dramatic warning about the threats to his life came from the dictatorship’s resident drama queen, the Imeldific first lady herself. Imelda Marcos was still in peak form, indulging her self-perception as the Marcos regime’s most effective diplomat. But she failed. Against the advice of almost everyone he consulted, the opposition senator still decided to return home from three years’ exile in the United States. Upon arrival 31 years ago today, however, he met the fate he had repeatedly been warned against; he was killed in the airport that now bears his name.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Town in Leyte now insurgency-free

Matag-ob, Leyte, has been declared by the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police free of the New People’s Army. The military, police and the local officials worked closely with the people to make the town insurgency-free.   A purely military approach will not solve insurgency. The NPA rebels use the issue of poverty and [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

How to end an insurgency

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When the Moro Islamic Liberation Front took up arms in the Philippines in the 1960s, Ferdinand Marcos had yet to become the country’s president—let alone its dictator.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Free Rosal and other PH political prisoners

New Zealand Philippine Solidarity groups are distressed by the death of baby Diona Andrea Rosal, the daughter of political prisoner Andrea Rosal. Baby Diona died of hypoxemia, a deficiency of oxygen in the blood, two days after she was born.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Our failure to harness the Pacquiao effect

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We are all proud of Manny Pacquiao, but how has this empowered us? Crime and insurgency grind to a halt when Manny is fighting, and even Justin Bieber needs to have his photo taken with Manny. But how many of us tell ourselves that Manny’s spectacular rise from poverty means that any Filipino can be a global superstar in his chosen sphere?

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

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