MARLEN V. RONQUILLO

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MY surname is Ronquillo and you will find that surname across the number 77, I told the receptionist. With a smile, she made a quick scroll of the names and numbers on her laptop, then waved me in. “In” was the Henry Sy Sr., auditorium on the fifth floor of…

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If you ask a knowledgeable person to name a public institution that serves as a stumbling block to Mr. Duterte’s program of government, that person will answer this way: None at the moment. The public institutions are either pliable or fully supportive and Mr. Duterte can bend them to his…

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THE late Fred de la Rosa, during his time as Times editor, urged me to write about regional developments that intersect seamlessly with urgent national priorities. There is one at Clark right now and it is about transport and mobility, now considered by many as the fourth rail of democracy.…

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A PRESIDENT in the mold of Mr. Aquino will never sign a draft law on free college tuition. While it is the second most inspiring investment a government can do – next to a PH version of universal health care – free college tuition runs counter to the budget-balancing obsession…

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The Manila visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, including his brief meeting with President Duterte, was significant even with the supposed pivot to China and Russia of the DU30 administration. As they say, context is everything and Tillerson’s visit was in the context of the IS siege of…

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