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Sovereign funds are the type of investments that are synonymous with judicious and strategic investment decisions. Utmost discernment is another. The yields of Singapore’s own Fund, for example, have been consistently on the above par grade. The key is prudence when necessary and aggressiveness when that is the precise requirement.…

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The upside to having a President like Rodrigo Duterte is that we are finally weeding out the elitists among us. And I don’t mean those who think that Duterte is so bastos, is so not a statesman, is so not President-material because not disente. No, this is beyond just some…

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They were only fourteen years old, seized with the urge to know and experience everything. They fell for the bait of the trafficker. He gave them money and gifts, and one by one he had them join a “fraternity,” a group of girls whom he abused in his house. He…

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We live in an unstable world under unstable circumstances and probabilities. Superpowers continue to bring jitters in every part of the globe. Living dangerously seems to be the new normal that can be likened to an armory of projectiles hidden in underground silos that will constantly threaten the future of…

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World nation states instantly took on alignments accordingly as they favored or protested the 59 United States Tomahawk target strikes at the Shayrat airfield in Syria last week. This necessarily raised speculations that World War III is breaking out. In yesterday’s column, I touched on fears having already heightened over…

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BY DONNA BELLA R. ILAGA When leaders and officials of the countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meet in a series of events this year that will lead to the holding of the 50th Asean summit in November, pressing issues involving security, economy, education and…

FOCUS

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WASHINGTON: US lawmakers and the White House on Friday braced for a hectic coming week in Washington, with Republicans readying new legislation to repeal Obamacare as Donald Trump seeks a victory to cap his 100th day as president. After an embarrassing health care defeat last month, Trump has suddenly heaped…

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UNLESS rebuffed by the US Congress like it did with his repeal of Obamacare, President Trump’s proposal to boost the budget for nuclear weapons production could make him the greatest threat to the future of mankind. Not climate change. Not terrorism. Already America’s 5,500 strategic nuclear weapons possess enough destructive…

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A QUICK perusal of various online sites, blogs, and the unending social media war between the Dutertards and Yellowtards show that most Filipinos trade barbs and complaints about the government and its officials – but nary offer solutions to these problems. Yes, Filipinos know fully well the common enemies: abuse…

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