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Ernesto M. Hilario

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Brand-new Charter coming up

“The draft new Constitution would be purely recommendatory, however.” Before the end of next month, the 25-member Constitutional Commission (Con-com) handpicked by President Rodrigo Duterte...

Uncertain peace talks

“Despite his frustration over the cancellation of the formal negotiations, Sison believes the talks could still be salvaged, but insisted they be held in...

Why the Trump-Kim summit matters

‘The Philippine economy will benefit as well with increased two-way trade with the two Koreas for now — and even with a unified Korea...

Independence and freedom

One hundred twenty years after the establishment of the First Philippine Republic proclaimed in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898, we now realize that...

Elusive peace may yet be at hand

It’s been a long and tortuous road to peace in Muslim Mindanao. The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) led by former University of the Philippines...

Fighting poverty

Around town the buzz is the good news from the World Bank that our poverty rate has actually gone down by 5 percentage points,...