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Jesse Robredo remembered—with affection

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When Jesse Robredo’s plane crashed into the sea off Masbate in August two years ago, we saw a surge of genuine sorrow in the country from all types of people, from the urban poor to people like Archbishop Leonardo Legaspi, OP, who was archbishop of Naga all the years that Jesse was mayor of that city. In the words of Angel Ojastro, a close associate of Jesse, Legaspi “mourned for Jesse as a father for his son.” President Aquino spent days in the crash area, realizing perhaps that he had lost one of the most dedicated members of his team—maybe, the most dedicated. Jesse is still remembered fondly.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The road to a housing solution

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Since the start of President Aquino’s administration, urban poor people have worked with then Secretary Jesse Robredo and later with Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of the Interior and Local Government to come up with a housing plan acceptable to both the poor and the government.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

How corruption can be curbed

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Illustration by Steph Bravo

The country has been reeling from a barrage of sordid tales of how the pork barrel scam was carried out. The unfolding details reveal a massive web of corruption that has scandalized even those who thought they have heard everything.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

When I made a choice

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The question is always asked: Why do you want to become a lawyer? To a law student, this is probably either: a) their favorite question, which will allow them to expound on why they are passionate about the law, or b) the most depressing question, because it will lead to a narration and description of their current life of misery in law school.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Tsinelas’

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I’m glad our paper chose Jesse Robredo as Filipino of the Year. He was the one who most had an impact on the country last year, alas, not by living but by dying, which made us realize what we had just lost. Alas, it’s always been thus, too: “Don’t it always seem to go/ That [...]

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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