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Is President serious about term extension?

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President Aquino took off Sunday on a five-nation tour of Europe, leaving the home front in turmoil over whether he would seek another six-year term after the end of his administration next year.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

No to negativism

I always wish for any president to succeed in bringing the most good to the most number of people during her or his incumbency. Presidents who were elected through mostly peaceful and orderly means deserve our prayers, at the very least, even if we didn’t vote for them.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Corruption would be biggest issue in 2016 polls

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If Vice President Jejomar Binay is telling the truth when he told the Inquirer that he had been considering businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan as his running mate since last year, then he must have been lying to the man who helped him become vice president, Erap.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Up in the air

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I’m very curious to see how Jojo Binay will fare in the third-quarter surveys. This is by far his most serious challenge, the charge of overpricing the Makati City Hall parking building, which has drawn former lieutenants anxious to testify against him.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rejoinder to Kris on 2016 race

I am about Kris’ age and like her, I am a parent.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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  • Deniece Cornejo freed on bail
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  • Aquino told: Why not ‘globalize’ peso?
  • India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment
  • Technology

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  • Drag queens dress down Facebook over names
  • Are journalists equipped with the right skills?
  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
  • New Apple mobile software arrives Wednesday
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, September 18, 2014
  • Out of the shadows
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  • Ambivalence
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  • Global Nation

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