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Sunday, 19 August 2018

Opinion

No-show like the ‘P1-B smuggled shabu’

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) director Aaron Aquino was conspicuously absent during last Tuesday’s motu propio probe by the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs...

That’s what friends are for

It was International Friendship Day a few weeks back and it got me thinking about the friends I have made since I was young....

Lousy times in Bistek Bautista City

Happy Quezon City Day? Huh! As in years past, Quezon City Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista is expected to celebrate the occasion with newspaper advertisements...

‘Token team’

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Yeng Guiao is a perfect example of a true Filipino underdog. In close to three decades of professional coaching, he never marched...

Marawi rehab snag

I phoned Moro activist, Sultan Ali Bebot Mindalano, to discuss issues of common concern. Being resident-victims of the Marawi siege, our exchanges veered towards...

Corruption, a mode of survival

Even more frustrating for PRRD is realizing that his no let-up war against drugs seems to be unending. __________ Corruption is pandemic because it has metamorphosed...

Is the federalist project doomed?

Who would quarrel with a promised path to economic prosperity and lasting peace after decades of persistent poverty and incessant rebellion? Well, it now appears...

With government, money matters

“When it is a question of money everybody is of the same religion.” — Voltaire Two debates in our afflicted public sphere held our attention...

Winning perspective

In 24 hours, the Opening Ceremonies for the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia will be held with 272 of our best Filipino athletes,...