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As he did in his first three State of the Nation Addresses (SONA), President Benigno Aquino 3rd delivered his report to the Filipino people in the vernacular. He himself noted that this would be his fourth SONA, and only two more were on the horizon. After this, the President, popularly…

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I wrote this piece a few hours before President Noynoy Aquino delivered his 2013 State of the Nation Address so I don’t really know if he said anything about the pork barrel system. I am hoping he did. This is a true story which quite a few Senate insiders know…

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What a difference an aviation safety upgrade can make. On July 12, the day the ban on Philippine Airlines flights to Europe was lifted, the share price of PAL Holdings, Inc. climbed a stratospheric 50 percent to the day’s high of P7.35 per share, from the P4.85 per share closing…

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18-years ago, at the start of the 10th Congress, I wrote an article for one of the broadsheets on the same topic. At that time, I was assisting in setting up the office of then Sen. Marcelo B. Fernan. Interestingly, my article came out during the organizational meeting of the…

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Is the foreign group Greenpeace out to kill Filipino farmers’ hopes to end their dependence on deadly and expensive pesticides? Not a few friends raised this question after the Europe-based pressure group appeared to have scored a significant legal victory in its long-running war against Filipino scientists. We learned that…

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President Benigno Aquino 3rd delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, and his carefully prepared script of self-congratulations and motherhood statements will undoubtedly be designated as the priority topic for the rest of this week. As realistic assessments of the current status of the nation, these…

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‘Kung walang corrupt, walang mahirap’ Nice read Mr. Tiglao! I only wish you can publish this in tagalog so that the poor will better understand why their condition did not improve a bit. Cheers! mylene valentino This propaganda slogan of this present inept administration of “kung walang corrupt, walang mahirap”…

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Alam kaya ni Purisima na maraming mga pulis ang naka-assign sa mga pulitiko sa halip na gamitin sila sa pananatili ng katahimikan. Rogelio Lim as long as corruption is the order of the day for the politicians, judges and PNP hieriarchy, it will be difficult to expect honesty from our…