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Gina Lopez: self-interests and betrayals

News
The recent decision of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez to arbitrarily order the closure of a score of mining companies without giving adequate justification for their specific violations gives ...
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Thoughts on TP’s latest Pasabog on Rappler

Opinion
Should media companies like Rappler be allowed to circumvent foreign ownership restrictions imposed by the Philippine constitution just by utilizing some creative financial engineering i.e. a loophole? This ...
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Rappler goes to the dogs with lame insult against Cayetano, Aguirre, and Mocha

News
Rappler made this animated gif of Alan Peter Cayetano, Vitaliano Aguirre, and Mocha Uson as dogs loyal to Duterte. Other’s were like, oh fuck. But it was really ...
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The post-truth glass of water

Opinion
It amuses me how some people can so easily (and arrogantly) dismiss the possibility of “alternative truth”. Do we really live in a world of absolute truths? Unquestionable ...
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Philippines has one of the fastest growing economies in Asia

News
The Philippine economy expanded 6.8 percent last year, at one of the fastest rates in Asia, easily eclipsing the 5.9 percent growth it registered in 2015. According to ...
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Wikileaks documents show that if China invaded the Spratlys in 1974, the US would not have stopped them

Opinion
In the wake of the recently more aggressive posturing of the United States against China in relation to the disputed South China Sea territories, I decided to do ...
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Duterte’s economic team flies to China to finalize $15-B investment deals

News
  A high-level delegation from the Philippines will meet with key Chinese officials this week in China to further hammer out details of some $15 billion-worth of economic ...
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Rogue Cops and Reform

Opinion
Twenty years ago, I was in Crame. That was the first and hopefully last time I ever go there. The reason was mundane (a traffic accident) but I ...
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CIA report says Ninoy was an “opportunist” and was “consumed with ambition” to be President

News
On August 26, 1983 – five days after the assassination of Ninoy Aquino on the tarmac of the Manila International Airport, the Central Intelligence Agency came out with ...
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Trillanes launches witch hunt against critics on social media

Opinion
Sonny Trillanes has just filed a resolution in the senate urging the committee on public information and mass media headed by Senator Grace Poe, to look into what ...
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