Opinion

FRANCISCO S. TATAD

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TWO advocacy groups have charged former President B. S. Aquino 3rd, former Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad, former Health Secretary Janette Garin, and 17 others with serious criminal wrongdoing, in connection with the government’s rushed purchase in 2016 of three million doses of Dengvaxia vaccine, which has been blamed for…

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THE February 10, 2018 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer bannered: “DU30 to Int’l Court: Why start with me? President Duterte questions the ICC [Int’l Criminal Court] decision to start its preliminary examination of alleged crimes against humanity in Asia with him when `massacres’ are occurring in many other countries…

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Part 5 THIS is the last of a series of five on the topic of curriculum. Different perspectives of education experts on curriculum were discussed earlier— that a curriculum could be either descriptive and flexible or prescriptive. If prescriptive, the set of courses/subjects constituting it are all to be complied…

FOCUS

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ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, United States: When North Korea last year bragged of plans to lob a salvo of ballistic missiles toward Guam, residents of this relaxed American island in the western Pacific didn’t seem too worried. Months later, and with tensions still high, they remain sanguine. “We know that…

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THIS is a game invented by a friend. It goes like this: Put an outrageous premise, get an outrageous answer. Definition of outrageous: weird, unbelievable, insane but true. He calls it Connect the Dots. I leave you to provide the answers and connect the dots. Begin: Why did Police General…

EDITORIAL

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Environment experts and concerned groups have been warning about the sorry state of sanitation on the tourist island of Boracay for years, but no high-level action to address the problem has been taken as aggressively as now. It took a coarse-talking President of the Republic, calling Boracay’s beach water a…

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