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Claim doesn’t match figures

Rigoberto Tiglao’s claim that $390 million or P16.6 billion worth of rice was smuggled from Vietnam is wrong. It is meant to justify a predetermined conclusion that “Rice smuggling explodes under Aquino” (Inquirer, 12/20/12). Citing International Monetary Fund trade  statistics between the Philippines and Vietnam during President Aquino’s first two years in office, Tiglao anchored […]

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

AMLC politicized, now Aquino’s deadly hit man

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The Anti-Money Laundering Law (AMLC), amended in 2003, was enacted mainly to prevent organized crime and global terrorists from using the banking system. President Aquino however has debased it, turning it into his deadly weapon against his enemies.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Aquino’s brazen blitzkrieg in Cebu

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IN THE ’70s, Cebu was heroically defiant of Marcos’ dictatorship. By some quirk of fate, it is again proving to be the nemesis of a more modern type of one-man rule, this time mainly based on the power of media and with a Machiavellian expertise in manipulating laws for its vile aims.   For nearly […]

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rice smuggling explodes under Aquino

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Despite former National Food Authority Administrator Angelito Banayo’s claims of a tuwid na daan policy during his watch, International Monetary Fund trade figures show that rice smuggling in the Aquino administration’s first two years—abetted by the NFA head himself, witnesses recently alleged in the Senate—has exploded to unprecedented levels, estimated at over P16.6 billion worth during this period.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Tiglao’s record as envoy

The accusations hurled by Joe Valencia against Ambassador Rigoberto Tiglao are completely untrue. Tiglao’s track record as Philippine ambassador to Greece and Cyprus is impeccable and distinguished.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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