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QC gov’t oppressing MSBF and its tenants

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Land-grabbing in Quezon City is getting worse. The biggest land-grabber of all is the Quezon City government itself, which should be protecting the properties of taxpayers from land-grabbers like squatters.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

QC gov’t a land-grabber?

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Last July, like the Nazi Gestapo and the Japanese Kempeitai, Quezon City policemen, aided by members of the city’s Department of Public Order and Safety and private security guards, swooped down on the Manila Seedling Bank Foundation (MSBF) Environmental Center.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

QC gov’t as land-grabber

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Merry Christmas to everybody but not to officials of the Quezon City government who are behind the land-grabbing of the Manila Seedling Bank Foundation Environmental Center.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

QC gov’t a land-grabber?

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It will be Christmas Day two days from now, but the gardeners and management of the Manila Seedling Bank (MSB) on Quezon Avenue have nothing to be happy about. As a matter of fact, they fear it because if nobody stops the Quezon City government, they will be ejected from the gardens—only one week after Christmas.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

NHA-QC Hall-SMDC gang grabs NKTI property

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THE GOVERNMENT landgrabbers in Quezon City have struck again. It is not only squatters that are grabbing properties but also, in the unkindest cut of all, the government which is mandated to protect property rights. This time the victim is the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI). The National Housing Authority has sold to the [...]

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

Another case of land-grabbing by QC government

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Hhere is another case of the government being involved in land-grabbing, this time the Quezon City government, which is notorious for this abuse. The case is similar to that of the Manila Seedling Bank Foundation (MSBF). The QC government tried to seize MSBF’s 7-hectare lot on Quezon Avenue and Agham Road, allegedly for real estate [...]

Posted: September 20th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The government as land-grabber

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Land-grabbing has become rampant in the Philippines, not only by squatters and certain Torreses but also, in the unkindest cut, by the government itself, which is supposed to protect private property.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Auction in line with SC decision

Here’s the real truth about the “truth” claim of Neal Cruz in his Inquirer column of Aug. 20:

Posted: August 27th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The truth behind land-grabbing of seedling bank

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So the people will know the truth behind the grabbing by the Quezon City government of the 7-hectare Manila Seedling Bank at the corner of Edsa and Quezon Avenue, here is the result of a careful investigation of the case:

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bioethanol plant most welcome

When I read the June 8 article highlighting the International Fact-Finding Mission’s confirmation of the reported land-grabbing cases in San Mariano, Isabela, my immediate reaction was to call it a lie! I own some five hectares of farmland here in Barangay Del Pilar, San Mariano. This I have been tilling for corn with my father [...]

Posted: June 28th, 2011 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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