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Barely a few days after being sworn in as Secretary of State, Antony Blinken spoke with counterparts in Asia, the Pacific, and Europe. The calls included discussions of defense and security in the Indo-Pacific region. The US has pledged...
MANILA - There is no doubt that the government’s infrastructure program today is unprecedented in the country’s post EDSA history. The projects that have been accomplished including those are underway will surely shape how our country will fare in...
This year is another challenging year for the country as it moves toward economic recovery. Among the factors that will fuel economic recovery is infrastructure—the physical foundation of progress. While the country is under lockdown because of the pandemic, the...
(First part of a series) “The perversion of the mind is only possible when those who should be heard in its defense are silent.” - Archibald MacLeish “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what...
Lives of great men all remind us __We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us __Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, __Sailing o’er life’s solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, __Seeing, shall take heart again. Let us, then, be...
At a time when the world is looking for stable leadership in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, America seems to have abandoned its traditional stabilizing role in favor of an isolationist and self-centered policy. Instead of becoming a...
Last year, President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson Salvador Panelo boastfully said that there is nothing wrong if the government used the gas-rich Recto Bank (Reed Bank) as collateral for a $62-million loan agreement with China. “China seizing Recto Bank, should...
“There are no tyrants where there are no slaves.” - Jose Rizal “Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.” - Cesar Chavez “A hungry man is an angry man. An angry man...
Those among us who have lived for many years outside the Philippines and have become citizens of the countries we are residing, carrying the passports issued by those countries, will attest that we have been asked this question: "Are...

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