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Monday, 21 January 2019

Commentary

Did Clarkson and Gilas make the grade?

At the tip-off between the Philippines and China, the dream of seeing Jordan Clarkson finally playing for Gilas Pilipinas also took off. And, boy, was...

Clueless?

Palace officials, mainly Transportation Secretary Art Tugade, should stop issuing daily public apologies on the mayhem that hit old Terminal 1 of the Ninoy...

Sison of madness

Move over “fake news” and “alternative facts,” Joma is here. Joma, or Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison, is at it...

It’s still perception, Mr. Justice

Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa sought to inhibit himself from the Bongbong Marcos vice presidential electoral protest case against Leni Robredo, yet...

Lawyer-shaming is a thing

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”- Dick the Butcher, from Henry VI by William Shakespeare. The past week saw young lawyers...

Saving vital waterways

Why not do a “Boracay” on Laguna Lake and Manila Bay, both of which are heavily polluted? That’s the proposal of a party-list lawmaker in...

HE said — SHE said

No, not now! by Aldrin Cardona Boracay’s closure for rehabilitation seemed rushed after President Rodrigo Duterte called it a “cesspool.” It was crunch time for Rody....

Borrowing from banks

Borrowing money from a bank can be a fairly complex and scary proposition for most people, particularly if you have not tried it before. Of...

Drug war makeover

Mexico’s battle with narcotics is getting an overhaul from President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Obrador announced to end his government’s militarized drug war when...