Opinion

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THE province of Lanao del Norte was hit hard by Typhoon “Vinta” last December 22. About 130 persons were reported killed while several are still missing. Damage to infrastructure was estimated at P152 million while the agriculture sector sustained P200 million worth of damage. One of the most severely affected…

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Recently, a Manila statue commemorating Filipino “comfort women” has been overwhelmed by a debate. Yet, Philippine-Japanese relations are strong enough to endure the weight of history, especially in the year 2018 which is internationally being promoted as the “Year of the Woman.” IN early December, a memorial was erected along…

EDITORIAL

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This is a depressing editorial for us to write and publish, following our editorial the other day, which welcomed the World Bank prognosis that the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. But this must be done. We have a responsibility as…

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First, he cussed Pope Francis during the 2016 election campaign over mammoth traffic jams when the Holy Father arrived for the January 2015 papal visit. That, and remarks on keeping mistresses and killing drug offenders led Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, then president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines,…

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A new dog cannot teach an old man new tricks. “A dog’s New Year’s Resolution: I will not chase that stick unless I actually see it leave his hand.” * * * PRRD: “I now call the mayors, I will lock them in so it’s just us. I will really…

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