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Weakening the rule of law

I WAS provoked by a post from a friend, who remains a diehard Duterte supporter, when he posted an image of a bridge project...

New politics

AT a time when the political landscape is becoming too depressing in the face of a pandemic, we witnessed how with one signature, our...

The power to name

ANYONE who travels by air knows that airports have names, and many of them are named after persons and not the city or the...

Militarized

IT begs to ask why government authorities had to conduct a reconnaissance flight over Cebu City in connection with the alarming spread of the...

Hypothetical rape and political idolatry

A STANCE that defends free speech is totally different from, and not mutually exclusive of, the stance of vehemently condemning and arguing against an...

Hatid virus

MILLIONS of Filipinos had to accept the confinement imposed on us, if only to do our part in containing this deadly pandemic. We were...

The issue is dual allegiance, not dual citizenship

I AM not a lawyer. That has always been the charge hurled against me to diminish my credentials. But I speak for the many political scientists...

Beyond the ‘Grand Mañanita’

FILIPINOS can always be trusted to be creative, particularly when angry. Calling the people’s mobilization during the commemoration of our independence a “Grand Mañanita”...

A question of lack of trust

SENATE President Vicente Sotto 3rd, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. can justify and rationalize the Anti-Terrorism bill. They argue that it doesn’t equate...

China’s best friend forever

WHEN Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. labeled China as the “best friend forever,” or BFF, of President Rodrigo Duterte, many just took it as another one...

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...

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