Opinion on Page One

Ricardo Saludo

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“Francisco, which do you like better: to console Our Lord, or to convert sinners, so that no more souls go to hell?” Lucia dos Santos, then 10, asked her younger cousin and fellow Fatima visionary. Francisco, 9, replied: “I would rather console Our Lord. Didn’t you notice how sad Our…

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Philippine child defenders are calling on US law enforcers within the Homeland Security network to investigate Lillian May Thomson. She is a woman from Scotland, who married a United States national and has an American passport with the name Lillian May Zimmer, 67, born 21 May 1949. She is a…

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First read IT is infantile for Palace communications to simply say, in reply to the New York Times’ evident campaign against President Duterte and the Philippines, that the President has “shrugged off’’ the attacks or that he is “unfazed.” These characterizations will not impress any of our eminent state guests,…

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I’M sick and tired of the New York Times articles and editorials that are vicious hatchet jobs not just on President Duterte, but on the Philippines itself. NYT has portrayed our country as one where thousands of corpses of the innocent litter our streets, and that we Filipinos—and therefore even…

FRANCISCO S. TATAD

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte spent most of his first 10 months in office traveling to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) countries, among others, in order to build strong personal ties with his fellow heads of state and government in preparation for the Asean summit, now underway at the Philippine…

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First read PERHAPS bewildered by the spectacle of Filipino lawyers making a mockery of our public life, a regular reader and expatriate executive has sent me a revealing comment on the legal profession in our country. I surmise that he took off from a set of phenomena, some current, and…

Ricardo Saludo

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SOMEBODY’s not telling the truth. On Monday, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said, in so many words, that she found no evidence to charge former President Benigno Aquino 3rd over the illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program. “They want Aquino’s head,” the retired Supreme Court justice said. “We go by the evidence. If…

RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO

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Profits from crony deal: P4B SHOCKING? It certainly is, especially for a paper that had been the loudest megaphone of the anti-Marcos uprising in 1986, and which to this day has reeked with vitriol against the dictator and anybody identified with him. The Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) in fact continues…

FRANCISCO S. TATAD

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DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana’s visit to Pagasa Island in the municipality of Kalayaan in the Spratlys last week posed no threat to China of any kind. No troops were landed, neither was any offensive military structure introduced into the island, which lies 450 nautical miles from Manila and 235 miles…

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