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Tread Carefully When Borrowing Money From China

Aerial view of Mal�, the capital of Maldives. Mal� is also known as “King’s Island.” Photo: CrescentRating ith all the billion-peso projects in the planning stages by the Rodrigo Duterte administration, financed by Communist China, Filipinos might take a cue ...

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Distasteful Duterte: The Maid Episode

Candidate Duterte talks in public about his teen-age encounter with a maid. Photo: YouTube In light of the recent comments made by President Rodrigo Duterte, regarding his interactions with household help as a teen-ager, California-based attorney and PNL contributor, Ted ...

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Our Commitment to the Public for 2019

Filipino Children smiling. Photo: www.visayans.org ith 2018 winding down, we should all be thankful that we’re about to make it through to another year. Some of us have friends and loved ones who will no longer be around to ring ...

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Railroading the Constitution, a Joint Statement of all 5 Ateneo Presidents on RBH 15

Top graphic: Ateneo school emblems. Bottom photo: Philippine House of Representatives Graphic credits: ateneo.edu and Robert Vi�as/pcoo.gov.ph Originally targeted to be voted on in February or March of 2019, Resolution of Both Houses number 15 (RBH 15), shepherded by no ...

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Does Año Realize What He Is Getting Us Into?

CCTV cameras in China. DILG Secretary Eduardo A�o (insert)  Photo: Flickr, Hiddenninjaskills, Philstar r is he just mouthing the talking points fed to him by Malaca�ang (or Beijing). The beleaguered Philippine Secretary of the Interior, Eduardo A�o recently said that the ...

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The Bells of Balangiga Are Finally Back Home

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Balangiga bells are back on Philippine soil. Taken by members of the U.S. 11th Infantry Regiment in reprisal for the surprise attack on their comrades in the 9th infantry Regiment, the bells had been ...

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Filipinos Need to Remember What George H.W. Bush Stood For

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.  Photo: Eric Gay/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK e remember former U.S. President George H.W. Bush who passed away on November 30 at the age of 94. A recent Houston Chronicle editorial notes that Bush’s vision, which he “was ...

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Judge Rodolfo Azucena Jr., Someone Filipinos Should Emulate

PO1 Jerwin Cruz, PO3 Arnel Oares and PO1 Jeremias Pereda | Photo Balita n Thursday, November 29, 2018, Judge Rodolfo Azucena Jr. of the Caloocan City Regional Trial Court (RTC) handed down a guilty verdict against 3 Caloocan police officers ...

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Can the Philippines Really Trust the People’s Republic of China?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping.Malaca�ang file photo uring Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the Philippines, total of 29 agreements signed between Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Everything from “trade and investment, banking and ...

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A Salute to Filipino Veterans

Mount Samat National Shrine, Bataan, Philippines In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day as well as Veterans Day, we are publishing a revision of an editorial we wrote in 2012 titled: Remembering the Sacrifices of Our Forefathers During ...

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