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Fulfilling a campaign pledge to his overseas Filipino constituency, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order 44, allowing the government-run Land Bank of the Philippines to take over the Philippine Postal Savings Bank and convert it into the “Overseas Filipino Bank” (OFB). This is good news to overseas Filipino workers…

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When the Philippine government embarks on the formal trial of Sen. Leila de Lima for various charges in connection with the illegal drug trade at the national state penitentiary, the state is expected to perform a solemn act in keeping with its laws and its sworn duty under the Constitution.…

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“Cardinal Vidal cannot die. He who has always shared in the dying and rising of the Lord daily in his priestly life cannot die,” said Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas in his moving tribute to Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal, archbishop emeritus of Cebu, who passed away on October 18 at the…

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Public outrage is mounting over the brazen disregard for justice and attempt by the Aegis Juris fraternity members to cover up their involvement in the hazing incident that led to the death last month of Horacio “Atio” Castillo. The Senate hearing this week uncovered the raw ugliness of the human…

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First, just a brief review of the financing concept: a government bond is a debt security issued to raise funds to support government spending. Government bonds in the Philippines and other countries include savings bonds, treasury bonds and treasury inflation-protected securities. They all bear interest considered attractive by investors. Before…

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Without fanfare, an important victory has come to Marawi after our government fighters killed the leaders of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf militants who attempted to set up an IS caliphate in the city. The liberation of Marawi is a bittersweet triumph of freedom to be had, and our government…

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Death came before dawn for the two top leaders of the terrorist rebellion in Marawi City – Omarkhayam “Omar” Maute and Isnilon Hapilon, the Abu Sayyaf leader who was the emir of the Islamic State (IS) in Southeast Asia. On social media, accounts are beginning to emerge of how the…

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Whether we put the issue of a jeepney phaseout up front in the government’s transport modernization program or not, the modernization of public transport all over the archipelago is a desirable policy whose time has truly come and should not wait. The reform should be enthusiastically supported by the people,…

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The decision this October by Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to conduct joint and coordinated air patrols on their side of Southeast Asia is strategically sound. It will prove conducive to regional security from terrorism. It also provides assurance that our countries are prepared for any attacks that may ensue…

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