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MOSCOW: Russians reeled Friday from the shock announcement by President Vladimir Putin that his 30-year marriage was over, a break-up that was long an open secret but few imagined would ever be made public. In a highly choreographed joint interview with state television after attending a ballet together, Putin’s wife…

LAURO L. BAJA JR.

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Philippine Ambassadors’ Foundation Inc (PAFI) Concluding part The crafting of Philippine foreign policy on Sabah, the West Philippine Sea and on the US pivot, and the drafting of a strategy to implement that policy is bedeviled by demons of serendipity, timidity and inconsistency. Serendipity We are blessed, or cursed, that…

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Nobody should be surprised if Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano of the Nacionalista Party will contest the Senate presidency in the upcoming 16th Congress with Sen. Franklin Drilon of the ruling Liberal Party. Sure, Sen. Manny Villar, top honcho of the NP, has already given assurances that Nacionalistas and the Liberals…

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The University of the Philippines may have more than a hundred distinguished alumni: Five Philippine presidents, three vice presidents, six Senate presidents, thirteen Supreme Court justices, and 40 past and present senators; and the heroes of our democracy such as Benigno Aquino, Jovito Salonga, and Lorenzo Tañada.

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(Conclusion) THE issuance of voting preferred shares has saved Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) from violating the 40-percent limit to foreign ownership. If PLDT did, then others could also do the same. If as of March 31, 2013, foreigners owned 71.57 percent of PLDT’s common shares, without the 150…