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Rodrigo Duterte is the first mayor to be elected president of the country and it will not be a surprise if two city mayors will aspire to succeed him. One mayor from the south, who has little to show in...
The next president could either be the son or daughter of a former president. I am talking about Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., former senator and son of the late president Ferdinand Marcos Sr., and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio,...
“The only reason for the triumph of the forces of evil is that good men do nothing.” - Edmund Burke Less than a year ago, President Duterte delivered a usual tirade against graft and corruption. He said that graft and corruption is...
By US EMBASSY CHARGE D'AFFAIRES JOHN LAW On July 4, 1946, President Manuel Roxas and US High Commissioner Paul McNutt signed the Treaty of Manila, establishing the independence of the Republic of the Philippines. The document touted “the unity of...
Early this month, the World Bank released its forecast for the Philippine economy at 4.7 percent growth this year with the country weighed down by the pandemic. Like other developing countries, the Philippines needs all the help to be able...
Back in 1989 when Rodrigo Duterte was Mayor of Davao City, he gave a shocking -- and explosive – order to his death squad.  That’s according to Arturo Lascanas, a retired police officer, who accused Duterte of masterminding a campaign...
“It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” - From INVICTUS by William Ernest Henley I was quite surprised by the continuing hawkish stand of...
“If you can dream - and not make dreams your master; If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim, If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same:. If you can bear to...
Barely a year to election time and presidential candidates are coming out of their cocoons like caterpillars hungry for food.  They would transform into butterflies called metamorphosis.  The butterflies would then fly from one plant to the next to feed on...
As the National Capital Region (NCR) and its environs return to GCQ following a six-week ordeal of ECQ and MECQ since March 2021, it’s best to look back on how one caring, sharing and daring Filipina in the person of Ana Patricia Non...
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