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Reynaldo O. Arcilla

Locsin should be fired

“THE day (January 29) I said it, was the day I decided it should be terminated.” Thus did President Rodrigo Duterte, aka Digong, declare when...

Digong’s credibility at stake

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte, aka Digong, prohibited his Cabinet members, including their close kin, from going to the United States, with the exception of the...

Terminate the VFA, EDCA and MDT

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte, aka Digong, categorically stated during a Russian television interview that he would not attend the United States-proposed Association of Southeast Asian...

The ‘greatest rip-off’

ON three occasions last week, President Rodrigo Duterte aka Digong yet again ranted and raved against water concessionaires Fernando Zobel de Ayala of Manila...

Siding with US in Iran-US conflict is premature

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong’s statement that the Philippines would side with the United States if violence erupts and Filipinos get hurt is...

Ayala and Pangilinan, jailbirds?

LAST week, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong swore he would throw in jail Fernando Zobel de Ayala of Manila Water Co. Inc. and...

Tit for tat

I WRITE this portion with a bit of alacrity. Two weeks ago, I made a suggestion for Sen. Ronald dela Rosa to table a resolution...

Ramos and Arroyo should be held accountable

Former president Fidel Ramos, during whose term the onerous water concession contracts with Ayala’s Manila Water Co. Inc. and Manny V. Pangilinan’s Maynilad Water...

Why our standard of education declined badly

LIKE many others, I was distressed to learn that our 15-year-old students came out last in reading comprehension, 79th out of 79 countries surveyed...

Economic plunder

THE people are outraged! And Manila Water Co. Inc.’s Ayala and Maynilad Water Services Inc.’s Pangilinan had better believe it. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong...

NCAA, PVL, UAAP, MPBL support ABS-CBN

SHUTTERED media giant ABS-CBN remains supported by its various sports league partners despite being denied a franchise renewal by the House of Representatives. The National Collegiate Athletic Association...

BoC seizes $15,700 smuggled inside air parcel

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) seized $15,700 hidden inside an air parcel in violation of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) rule on bringing...

Duque visits Manila hospitals as Covid-19 cases reach 54K

HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd made a surprise visit to two hospitals in Manila as the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country...

Start dry-runs on blended learning, LGUS told

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian called on local government units (LGUs) to initiate dry-runs on the Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) of the Department of Education (DepEd)...

‘Govt has moral obligation to help displaced ABS-CBN workers’

IT is a "moral obligation" of the government, specifically the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE), to extend cash aid, as well as job-matching...