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Hellhole in Manila

Horror stories keep piling up about the Manila shelter for street kids that’s been described as run like a “concentration camp.” That’s a loaded, incendiary phrase that should not be bandied about lightly, conjuring as it does the particular horror of the Holocaust in World War II. But perhaps welfare observers who’ve been to the […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Lacson Underpass makeover hailed, still fails expectations

Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada should be commended for the total makeover of the Lacson Underpass in Quiapo.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The Next President

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Yes, the next president. That is the hot issue of today—from the ranks of politicians beginning with presidential wannabes. What makes it more hot is that Vice-President Jojo Binay has been leading the pack of presidentiables but he does not belong to the party in power.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Binay’s lawyer faints while defending his SALNs

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Princess Turgano. Screenshot from PTV YouTube

A female lawyer representing Vice President Jejomar Binay fainted—in front of television cameras—while trying to explain how the latter acquired the P60 million declared in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN). Binay’s mouthpieces said she had “stage fright.”

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Horror gridlock

Will we ever see the day the metro’s traffic woes are solved, or at least reduced to a manageable, minimally disruptive level? Not with the way the present crop of politicians, city officers and road managers are addressing the problem.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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