Quantcast
Home » political dynasty You are browsing entries tagged with “political dynasty”

What Malaysia can learn from PH

By

Philippine President Aquino is a dynast who means what he says.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The time is now

The good news: The antidynasty bill pending in the House of Representatives has hurdled the committee level—the first time for such a development. To understand why it can qualify as a minor miracle, consider that as much as 70 percent of the members of the current Congress are products of political dynasties. The antidynasty provision present in the Constitution since 1986 has not been fleshed out all this time, simply because legislators will not commit self-immolation by enacting a law that would gut their families’ reliable power base.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rewriting ‘history’

For the first time in living memory, a bill seeking the abolition of political dynasties has cleared the first legislative hurdle: committee approval. The next hurdle is considerable: a debate on the floor, to be conducted mostly by disapproving political dynasts. Good luck with that.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bong, Bongbong, and Money, Money, Money in ’16

By

The presidential campaign in 2016 may be a battle of curious, amusing, weird, and repetitious names. It could be a battle between Bong and Bongbong, or among Money, Money, and Money.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Restore literacy requisite

Two things are booming in our country: the economy, and political dynasty. The first is a hero; the second a villain, a growing pain that’s disliked and detested by many.

Posted: June 19th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Let DPWH do its job, says official sued by MMDA
  • Did you know: Camp Crame
  • Quezon City gets busy for diamond jubilee
  • FHM model says sorry to general, his family, PNP, etc.
  • Supporters, opponents of Purisima face off at Camp Crame
  • Sports

  • Caluag ends PH gold drought
  • Focus, strategy key cycling triumph
  • Gilas settles for record low 7th place
  • Thompson lifts Altas past Blazers
  • PBA board favors tapping Asian imports
  • Lifestyle

  • Idiosyncratic, refined Chinese fusion–but purists beware
  • Seafood glass noodle salad
  • How Lita Urbina grew Café Laguna from a 5-table ‘carinderia’ to a restaurant chain in the South
  • Crunchy papaya salad, three-sauce pork belly, melt-in-the-mouth squid–this is no ‘fusion-confusion’
  • Bazaar find–like a brownie but not quite
  • Entertainment

  • The girl who would be Kim
  • No use bashing her; she doesn’t care
  • 9 things to know about Jessica’s exit from Girls’ Generation
  • Amazon, Disney close to peace deal—report
  • Roaring applause for a Legend
  • Business

  • Asian shares mixed, dollar breaks 110 yen mark
  • Businesses commit 450 MW to resolve power shortage—solon
  • Shortage, high cost of power hinder foreign investment
  • Gov’t seen to lose P12B in Swiss challenge for Bonifacio South Pointe dev’t
  • Bill seeks local bourse for SMEs
  • Technology

  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to stress advances
  • Netizens blast sexy model for using cop connection to beat traffic violation
  • Palace backs prepaid SIM registration
  • Man, wife behind ‘crush’ videos get life sentence
  • Turkey’s president dismisses new iPhone: ‘Same as the last’
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, October 2, 2014
  • We stand in Central
  • Questions
  • Political ferment in Hong Kong
  • Recto in a time of disenchantment
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos join HK protests
  • From their ‘greatest escape’, Filipino peacekeepers honored with greatest welcome
  • PH peacekeepers new mission: Secure Pope Francis, APEC 2015
  • Filipino falls to his death from Singapore hospital
  • Countries warned vs backing HK rallyists
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement