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Duterte offers carrots and sticks

Opinion
The last three speeches of President Rodrigo Duterte delivered before the police, armed forces, and the air force are so powerful because they have the following ingredients: 1. ...
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PNoy’s Mindanao legacy in 8 statements

Opinion
As the President from the peripheries took his oath last week, the main thought centered on just how this city mayor from the southernmost metropolis won the presidency. ...
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Tim Tebow spends Fourth of July in Mindanao

News
DAVAO CITY (July 4, 2016) — American football star Tim Tebow spent his country’s Independence Day today visiting Surallah, South Cotabato and Davao City, but he did it without fanfare, ...
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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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After Initial Doubts, Bizmen Warm Up to Duterte’s Economic Agenda

Economy Opinion
In response to the recent moves by the in-coming President  and his economic team, many prominent businessmen are now voicing their optimism in the new administration. This is following ...
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Duterte’s Words Force People to Re-Examine Own Values

Life
Whether you like what he says or not, one thing that people can surely agree on is that the pronouncements of Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte get people talking. ...
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Mindanao Banking gets a Boost from One Network Bank Investor

Economy
Davao City, Philippines,  TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, announced an agreement with BDO Unibank, Inc., to acquire a 40 percent stake ...
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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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