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Keeping the momentum from a good year to the next

12:01 AM January 05, 2016

FOR THE Philippines, 2015 was a good year—tourism- and image-wise.

International exposures during such events as the papal visit, the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight, “Asia’s Got Talent,” Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and in the recently concluded Miss Universe pageant generated a lot of goodwill and positive news for our country worldwide.

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Negative news also hogged the limelight, but the good news prevailed and overshadowed the bad ones.

So to keep the momentum going into 2016, we must mark the year with a big bang by choosing and electing wisely a progressive, reformist and incorruptible president in the May presidential election.

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A credible election getting the stamp of affirmation from international observers and the foreign press, and a leader acceptable to our people, will add to that momentum.

—PEDRO V. REFUERZO JR., [email protected]

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