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Friday, 14 December 2018

Opinion

The pigs return

If the previous administration had its notorious Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and its diabolical mutation, the Benigno Aquino III signature Disbursement Acceleration Program...

Yearly budget pork ‘scandal’

Yearly, when budget time comes around, there are always cries of pork barrel insertions, which one party, usually Sen. Panfilo Lacson, is known to...

Thinking about growth

Who would ever forget Nobel Laureate Robert Lucas of the famed Lucas critique who once wrote that after one starts to think about growth,...

HE said — SHE said

Greasy pork II Like a touring rock star, Bong Revilla met his crowd with the widest of smiles, his arms spread eagle to rival those...

Denials in the face of truth

Accused drug dealing conspirator, now detained Sen. Leila de Lima, one of the major political figures in ensuring trumped-up charges of plunder against three...

Balangiga bells come home

The Balangiga bells have finally returned home after 117 years on American soil. The return of these bells is symbolic of the heritage shared...

Theater gems

There they go again, making us proud. Theater luminaries Lea Salonga and Rachelle Ann Go recently reaped citations for outstanding performances in their respective appearances...

Blue Eagle the King

“Blue Eagle the King” is a marching song composed in 1939 by the quintessential Atenean with a distinct “Arreneow” accent, the late Sen. Raul...

That controversial Revilla acquittal

Last 7 December, the Sandiganbayan promulgated its decision in the plunder case filed against ex-Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., Revilla’s chief of staff Richard Cambe...