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Casilao files bill to end labor contractualization

News
Taking a cue from President Duterte, Anak Pawis Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao has filed a measure abolishing the contractualization employment scheme in the country. During the campaign period, ...
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Can Duterte renew the people’s faith in government?

Opinion
Duterte’s inaugural speech pointed out a crisis of legitimacy afflicting our Republic. A crisis fomented by the people’s loss of confidence in government, which Duterte considered as the real ...
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Duterte Offers DENR Post to Gina Lopez

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DAVAO CITY (June 20, 2016) — President-elect Rodrigo Duterte today offered the position of DENR Secretary to Gina Lopez, the Chair of the ABS-CBN Lingkod Bayan Foundation. Duterte made ...
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On June 30 the Sun Will Set on a New Mindanao

Feature
On June 30, 2016 the sun will rise on Mindanao just as it always has on countless dawns in the past. In the early hours of the morning ...
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How Much is 71 Billion Pesos Worth?

Opinion
How much is 71 billion pesos worth? For people like Senator-elect Kiko Pangilinan, who see money as nothing more than a representation of material wealth, the worth of ...
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Duterte, Facebook challenge media dominance in the Philippines

Opinion
The dominant role of mainstream media as the primary gatekeepers of news and information in the Philippines took another big hit as social media giant Facebook has offered ...
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Duterte Cabinet Shows Diversity and Independence

News
Among the dissenting voices in his official family is that of Prof. Judy Taguiwalo, the in-coming Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. In contrast to ...
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After Communists, Duterte Talks Peace with Muslim Leaders

Mindanao peace
News
  Only days after the designated representatives of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte signed an agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for the immediate resumption of peace ...
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Duterte Makes Peace While Robredo Prepares for War

Opinion
  While President-elect Duterte and his team are busy with forging a peace agreement with the communist party of the Philippines and ending a decades-long insurgency that has ...
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A Vulgar Politician

Opinion
Like Abraham Lincoln, Duterte has been elected to be President of a society divided by class interests. Where the rich live like aristocrats while many of their countrymen have become slaves to poverty and injustice. Will Duterte be able to unify the country, or will the forces that want to maintain their hold on power be able to stop him? Only time will tell. ...
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