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Unabated drug trade in PHL

The startling revelations made recently by controversial presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte about the possibility of the country becoming a narco state in  the near future should be look into seriously by law enforcement agencies involved in the fight against illegal […]
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Time is running out

The Supreme Court should act immediately on the disqualification case against presidential bet, Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares, to avert possible political unrest in the Philippines With little time left before the final printing of the ballots for the May 16 […]
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Keep dreaming lady

Embattled presidential candidate Grace Poe Llamanzares is not about ready to give up her lofty ambition to become the next president despite glaring evidence that she is not qualified to run in the 2016 national elections based on her questionable […]
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No end to flooding, heavy traffic

There seems to be no end to the perennial flooding problems that has plagued Metro Manila for years. A week ago, it was reported that large areas of Metro Manila was flooded because of typhoon “Nona” and tropical depression “Onyok,”  […]
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A quest for justice

The quest for justice being sought by family and friends of Jeffrey “Jennifer Laude, a Filipino transgender slain last year by a 19-year old American serviceman, is far from over. There appears to be a slim chance that the Laude […]
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Binay vows to tinker with the Constitution to lure more foreign investments

In his recent talks with businessmen, Vice President Jojo Binay disclosed plans to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution to enable foreign investors to pour in their resources in the country to help spur economic growth and to […]
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Like her boss, Soliman is also delusional

I do not know if our fashion conscious Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman was thinking straight when she recently assured the public that sub-standard bunkhouses in the flood-ravaged areas of Tacloban City will demolished by the end of […]
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How do you solve a problem like Roxas

It is so sad that Mar Roxas, the son of the well-respected late Senator Gerry Roxas and a scion of the affluent Araneta clan, is a born loser. If Roxas , the Liberal Party presidential candidate, is convinced that he […]
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Glad to be back

After being bedridden for almost 45 days due to a vertebral fracture, I am almost as normal as I used to be before my freak accident. I was also diagnosed as having spinal stenosis. To all my friends and family […]
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Not ready to write ‘30’ yet

I will be taking an indefinite leave from writing my weekly column in this paper starting next week. I had a recent freak accident which has kept me in bed for almost a month now. The “magnetic resonance imaging” scan (MRI) […]