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Friday, 21 September 2018

Editorial

A better sanctuary

Comeuppance is fast gaining on Sen. Sonny Trillanes as he faces more libel cases over his previous cocky statements directed against President Rody Duterte...

Pushing on a string

Timing is everything. Whether the activity requires marrying someone, buying a house for the first time or importing commodities, knowing when to act and...

Fool’s gold

In 1519 the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez arrived at Tenochtitlan, the capital of the empire of the mighty Aztecs. The emperor, Montezuma II, thought...

Pass the budget

The mention of budget realignments, particularly huge sums, brings with it doubts on their purpose, especially when they happen in an election year. The House...

Game changer

CoMP, which is made up of local mining firms, said most of the landslide victims in Itogon are part of the illegal gold mining...

The local clergy war vs President Duterte

Luis Cardinal Tagle and several priests and nuns of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines are at war with President Rodrigo Duterte. The...

No typhoon politics

When typhoon “Yolanda” struck in 2013, the most memorable quote was from former Secretary Mar Roxas when he addressed Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romuladez —...

Enfant terrible

"The basic fear in Trillanes is facing his comrades in the military, primarily his co-graduates at the Philippine Military Academy who brooks no government...

Clear vision

Long-term agreements appear to be China’s new goal with the Philippines as ties strengthen under President Rody Duterte. Rody had said that at one point...