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Darkness into light

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There are so many things to write about, and maybe even more things not to write about. Writing an opinion is not about reporting the news, it is about reporting one’s view. An opinion write can be very selective about what to give an opinion of, largely based on what experience and expertise he or she may have. News reporting is quite demanding in variety, objectivity, and deadlines.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pork in the 2015 budget

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago objects to the passage of the proposed national budget for 2015 because, among other things, it harbors pork barrel allocations, and thus violates the Supreme Court decision striking down the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pork barrel hiked in 2015 budget

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Thank God there is the Senate, which must also pass the budget bill before it becomes final. Thank God there is Senator Santiago, who denounced on Monday the hidden pork in the proposed national budget for 2015.

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

Pork barrel still alive in 2015 budget

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One would think that after the pork barrel scandal and the prosecution of some of those who got fat on it, no pork would be left in the Aquino administration’s 2015 budget.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Seeing stars with Mar Roxas and VP Binay

By the stars in the skies, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is destined to become the next president. It is written in the alphabets and in history.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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