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Senate capacity unaffected by pork barrel scandal

We can’t understand how applying our antigraft laws to the pork barrel scam has become the “emasculation of the Senate,” as Amando Doronila put it in his June 23 column, considering that the chamber has thrown its support behind the administration’s anticorruption campaign from the very start.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Camp Crame 2014: Senate under siege

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In a rare occurrence in the Senate’s history, a senator was arrested last week on corruption charges.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

More jobs for Filipinos coming

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Like the US Cavalry coming to the rescue of pioneers being attacked by Indians, Sen. Bam Aquino is coming to the rescue of Filipinos under siege by the lack of jobs.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Senate to survive pork barrel scandal

We write in reaction to Stephen Monsanto’s letter which proposed that given the number of lawmakers named in the pork barrel scam, the “country would be better off with a Congress put to rest for a while” (Opinion, 5/26/14).

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The plot thickens

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The no. 1 reply of those whose names appeared in the Napoles list and Luy file was that they did not know Janet Napoles, or have not met with her socially or professionally. To a man, or woman, that was the first thing they said in their vehement protestations and denials.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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