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Prospects under a Duterte presidency (2)

Central Committee,  Communist Party of the Philippines, May 15, 2016 Conclusion CHALLENGE for significant reforms under Duterte Duterte’s rhetoric has raised high the people’s expectations for substantial and accelerated reforms. As an avowed opponent of US meddling, Duterte has the unique opportunity to end the 70-year chain of US puppet ...

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Prospects under a Duterte presidency (1)

Letter o the Editor Central Committee,  Communist Party of the Philippines May 15, 2016 THE Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces take stock of the significance of the rise of Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as chief political representative of the ruling classes and head of the ...

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The struggle continues

Letter to the Editor I WISH to thank Gold Star Daily and its management for giving me a little space in the midst of media commercialism during the election campaign. Secondly, I thank my beloved husband and children, relatives and friends, and all the volunteers and sympathizers and all those ...

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Of freedom and rebellion

Letter to the Editor AS a citizen of this country who only wants to live a harmonious and peaceful life, I have worries on the series of encounters and criminalities reported in the newspapers, radio and television. In the history of our country, we, the Filipino people have only one ...

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A matter of conscience

By ANTONIO J. LEDESMA, S.J. Archbishop, Cagyan de Oro IN an earlier pastoral letter, I have outlined five C’s as criteria for choosing candidates for public office. These are: Conscience, Competence, Compassion, Companionship, and Commitment. Conscience, to my mind, is the first and most important criterion. The candidate must be ...

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Aftermath of Grace Poe’s party

Letter to the Editor I RECEIVED a traffic advisory memo for Grace Poe’s Thanksgiving Party on April 20, 2016 at the Pueblo de Oro Township, Cagayan de Oro. I was asking my Dad what was the thanksgiving party about. Has she won already? It’s not even May 09, 2016 yet. ...

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Fight for better pay, job security

Letter to the Editor THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines stands in solidarity with the rank-and-file employees of TV5 in their struggle for higher salary, better benefits and security of tenure. Since September, negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the union and management have remained at ...

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What should be done

Letter to the Editor WE have had too many elections. Too many promises.  Elections have caused so much social division and disunity. Many are hopeful, but many think that elections are hopeless political exercises. Some think that elections in this country are designed to give false hopes to our impoverished ...

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Policemen are voters, too

Letter to the Editor YOUR newspaper’s report about the Xavier University-Kinaadman survey results which have shown that the utmost concern of Kagay-anon voters is peace and order, particularly the drug menace, started an interesting discussion among us in the PNP about how the survey will make Cagayan de Oro politicians ...

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