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Lorenzana: Ladlad’s arrest can’t derail ‘suspended’ peace talks

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 17:13 Written by
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday rejected allegations that the arrest of National Democratic Front consultant Vic Ladlad was aimed to derail the peace talks between the government and communist rebels.The statement came after Ladlad’s wife, Fides Lim, claimed that…

Duterte creates task force on federalism

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:50 Written by
President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force on federalism (IATF).Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, signed Memorandum Circular No. 52 on October 31 but the paper was released only to the media on Monday.In…

Legacies, plebiscite and P700-M sinkhole

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 12:52 Written by
A FEW months ago, this column repositioned the two important legacies of PRRD: federalism and the third telco. Today, we add the preparations for the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), or Republic Act 11054 signed by PRRD last…

Duterte’s defeatism on China = lack of patriotism

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:41 Written by
When he campaigned for president, Rodrigo Roa Duterte liked to make a ritual out of kissing the Philippine flag. Two years after his election, he cannot be bothered to pay even lip service to the defense of the country that…

On SCS: Let us help our President

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:29 Written by
China lands bombers on SCS isles” was the headline that greeted us on Sunday.These landings took place on a reclaimed feature in the Paracel Islands, which is within our neighborhood, thus bringing Chinese militarization closer to our backyard.What else can…

How will the judges be judged?

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 14:22 Written by
IN the Requiem Mass said on All Souls Day, we normally hear the Latin hymn which describes the Last Judgment:Dies irae, dies illaSolvet saeclum in favillaTeste David cum SibyllaQuantus tremor est futurusQuando judex est venturusCuncta stricte discussurus!(The day of wrath,…

How will the judges be judged?

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 13:22 Written by
IN the Requiem Mass said on All Souls Day, we normally hear the Latin hymn which describes the Last Judgment:Dies irae, dies illaSolvet saeclum in favillaTeste David cum SibyllaQuantus tremor est futurusQuando judex est venturusCuncta stricte discussurus!(The day of wrath,…

Hanoi to Beijing: Pull out missiles

Friday, 11 May 2018 16:59 Written by
Vietnam has requested China to withdraw its weapons from disputed territory in the South China Sea, while security experts have urged the Philippine government to upgrade the country’s defenses in the Spratly archipelago in response to China’s militarization of the…
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