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The “changing of the guards” in the Senate shows how much politics has evolved and infected the Philippine way of life. Customarily, the Senate presidency as well as the Speaker of the House post is a choice by the majority as dictated by whoever is in power. The choice is…

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Since the leadership controversy in the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines started I have never used this column to further my position on the issue or contradict my critics who have been very vicious in their statements to the media. Indeed, I find it embarrassing that while millions of…

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A sitting president is accorded two Congresses to put together the policies needed to propel one’ s administration and to sustain it beyond one’s term. In those two terms, the president can have divided houses or a consolidation of powers after midterm. In the case of the Aquino administration, there…

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Yesterday, June 10, Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. celebrated his 78th birthday. The management and officers of San Miguel Corp., led by President Ramon S. Ang (RSA) threw a party for him at the Makati Shangri-la, with more than 300 guests. The chair and CEO of SMC, Dan-ding is the most…

Ricardo Saludo

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Ric Saludo’s former colleague Roger Mitton contributed this article “I want to run for president and I’m quite frank about it,” Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in the capital Naypyidaw. “We’re going to work for the constitution to be amended.”…

NICOLE DEL ROSARIO CUUNJIENG

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The New Atheists often assert that people cling to faith from a place of weakness. In response to this, Christian Wiman, who has long battled cancer, was quoted in the May 6, 2013 issue of The New Yorker as saying: “To admit that there may be some psychological need informing…