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PREZ Digong alarmingly and needlessly cut short by a day his trip to Russia and took the mic energetically on arrival for another rambling performance. He talked of martial law (ML) in Mindanao where the vilified Muslims have been persecuted for centuries. Those of us born in the last century…

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NICK Joaquin’s centennial was duly celebrated last May 4. Unfortunately, I was somewhere else, captured by the cascading events of the Present. For Nick Joaquin, the Past explained the Present, History was personal, vital and rationalized our circumstances for a better understanding of ourselves. In effect, he was ever concerned…

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HIGHER education institutions (HEI) basically organize their general administration into finance, physical plant, maintenance, security and other general services; the academic area, into colleges headed by academic deans who report to the vice president for academic affairs. Countries with historical ties to the United Kingdom such as Singapore, Malaysia, Hong…

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ON May 22, 2017, over 200 guests showed support for the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) latest book, Beyond Change: Ideas for Sustainable Governance, at the Ayala Hall of the Makati Sports Club. This was the first event under ISA’s Dream Philippines campaign, a movement calling for greater and…

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BY BOBBY RAMAKANT CNS: When major weak spots go beyond the purview of the health ministry, inter-sectoral programming becomes critical to progress towards ending tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, globally. The Indian government has committed to end TB by 2025 –a welcome political commitment indeed—but warrants urgent and unprecedented actions to…

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WE are writing in reference to a news article published in the May 17, 2017, issue of your publication, titled “Speaker smells P5.6-B in DBP behest loans,” written by Ms Llanesca T. Panti. The article mentioned “the Development Bank of the Philippines’ (DBP) decision to grant at least P5.6billion worth…

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IT looks like the Department of Transportation and its connected agencies will be forced to postpone the implementation of RA 10913, or the Act Defining and Penalizing Distracted Driving. Senators JV Ejercito and Nancy Binay have stepped in (JournalOnline, May 22, 2017), knocking some sense into the DOTr’s over-interpretation—if not…

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JOINING the board of trustees of the Cultural Center of the Philippines has given me a softer perspective on healing the nation. With public administration, policy, regulatory and enforcement as a background, I have cruised all these years by hardballing my way through change and implementation. The revelation wasn’t until…

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ISRAEL’s Netanyahu was hugely hopeful that a Trump visit would represent a new era in Israel-US relations. The Israeli prime minister loathed the Obama administration. Both needed a respite from domestic discomforts. Netanyahu’s political survival is clearly connected with a renewed and stronger American-Israeli bond. Very visible dagger looks are…

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