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Enhancement?

It’s all over but the signing. Philippine officials have been careful to say that the agreement on enhanced defense cooperation between Manila and Washington will not be unduly rushed merely to coincide with.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A Holy Week vacation I can never forget

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This is that time of the year when the temperature sizzles that one thinks of the great wide open spaces out there where cool breezes blow, and sand, surf, sea and sun meet.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Sour grapes

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The problem is not that Al Vitangcol has failed miserably to provide decent service to the train-riding public in Metro Manila. The problem is that he has been accused by no less than the ambassador of a fairly decent European country of trying to extort money from a Czech firm.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Four annexes

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I discuss provisions in the Bangsamoro agreement which might occasion constitutional debate.

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The case for extending AFP chief Gen. Bautista

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In April 1994, President Fidel V. Ramos appointed Gen. Arturo T. Enrile as AFP chief of staff.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

When the euphoria fades

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Each March, particularly on the bar exam results day (BERD), I relive the ecstatic moments in 1970 when I learned that I had made it.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘The Chinese have landed!’

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China’s intrusion into Philippine seas is a blatant travesty of our territorial integrity. This act should be opposed in the most vigilant ways. As we look to the sea, we should also look at our shores—the Chinese have landed!

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A ligated RH Law?

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It’s easy to see why many in the prolife community are celebrating the Supreme Court decision upholding Republic Act No. 10354 or the Reproductive Health Law as “not unconstitutional.” The eight items struck down by the high court as unconstitutional are after all the very provisions objected to by the anti-RH camp.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Paying for OJT fees

Every summer, three decades ago, the agricultural company I worked with offered on the job training (OJT) to at least five students from various universities and colleges.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Unholy influence’ on Ombudsman?

Former mayor and now Rep. Evelio Leonardia has been accused of plunder in six cases and of other acts of corruption in 20 others, based on COA (Commission on Audit) reports.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Marcos jewelry already forfeited

We refer to the news article titled “Marcoses oppose forfeiture of seized Malacañang jewelry” (News, 4/4/14). In the eighth paragraph, the report says that “Only the Malacañang collection has been declared forfeited by the court. No judgment has yet been handed down on the two other collections.”

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Filipinos wrong to celebrate independence on June 12

Republic act No. 4166 affirms Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain, in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12, 1898. But that proclamation was invalidated by the Treaty of Paris, a peace agreement that ended the Spanish-American War. Under this treaty, Spain ceded the Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States of America, for $20 million.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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