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Chokepoints of Positive Change

Philippines Politics
1) Mainstream media is diminishing our government’s international legitimacy through a well-orchestrated attack on the president’s person, focus on the EJKs, and concealment of the successes in agriculture, ...
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Studying the “Digong Phenomenon”

News
As the country waits with excitement for what President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 25, 2016 will announce, the academia, silently and far from ...
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Albert del Rosario: Patriot or Profiteer?

Opinion
When questioned about his conflict of interest about the Reed Bank, Albert del Rosario said: I think that’s unfair. I was working for the country. If Manny benefited ...
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Change is coming? Here’s a list that shows that change is already here

Feature Opinion
There’s no arguing Change (‘the act or instance of making or becoming different’) has come, especially in the campaign against illegal drugs. There were some misgivings at first ...
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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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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 wants to restore people’s trust in government

Opinion
President Duterte hit the nail squarely on the head when he said that the biggest problem that the Philippines’ faces — bigger even than the drug menace or rising ...
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Duterte Offers DENR Post to Gina Lopez

News Politics
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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Duterte Children Take Their Oaths of Office in Davao

Feature
As the nation eagerly awaits the inauguration of their father, the children of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte quietly took their oath of office as the Mayor and Vice Mayor ...
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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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