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Lucio Tan has P1.2-tn tax case?

Batas Mauricio WITH the resignation of Chairman Andres Bautista from the Commission on Elections, will the issue of computer cheating in the 2010 and 2016 elections no longer to be looked into? I am hoping that, even with Bautista’s stepping down from his position, investigations on computer cheating in Philippine ...

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Anti-hazing

Ian Alfredo Magno I ONCE asked a friend, who was a fratman during his college years, whether he would allow his son to join a college fraternity upon reaching college.  His outright answer was a resounding “No!”  Accordingly, he would not want his beloved child to experience the brutal rigors he ...

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What the heck?!

Rhona Canoy SO… People who are quite familiar with me know that my verbosity knows no end. Lately, I’ve been trying really hard to listen to myself and have reached the conclusion that I’m an irritating conversationalist. Twenty words to your every one. That’s irritating. And I’ve been paying attention ...

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Something is wrong

William Adan NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental — Something is wrong When a whiff of corruption prompts thunderous lightning fast punitive action while a hurricane of corruption generates nothing but the sound of silence; When the  movement  of  tons and tons of shabu worth billions of pesos escaped notice and pursuit and ...

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Ratings plunge

Cristina Palabay ALTHOUGH surveys are not the end-all, be-all of political opinion, recent polls on Duterte’s leadership run consistent with swelling protests and clamor for an end to repressive and fascist policies. The Filipino people see through the government’s lies, fake news, deception, and repression, as evidenced by the unrelenting ...

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Who has the right to investigate?

Batas Mauricio JUST exactly who has the right to conduct a preliminary investigation–or the initial inquiry to determine if a crime has been committed and if the person being accused of that crime probably committed it–against officials and employees of government who are facing criminal charges? I am asking this ...

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Casting couch

Netnet Camomot THANKS to “Seven Sundays,” I now know that Dingdong Dantes and Enrique Gil can act. Harvey Weinstein should watch “Seven Sundays,” too, to teach him some lessons on life’s true essentials. He was fired by The Weinstein Company board last Sunday, and we gotta feeling that gives him ...

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Jewels of the river and bay

A. Paulita Roa ONCE upon a time, our rivers particularly the Cagayan de Oro River teemed with a rich variety fishes, crustaceans and shell fish. It is believed that Kagay-anons have long enjoyed the bounty of the rivers like the kasili (ophisternon bengalense), pili (valamugil seheli), dalapakan (rhyacichthys aspro), sangitan ...

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So much to do, so little time

By Bai Iyah Sinsuat Mindanews WHEN I became a mother, I realized that pursuing my long over due dream of blogging will be a bit more difficult now that I have a clingy toddler that I have to keep an eye on 24/7. Once you become a stay at home ...

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On parking lots

Dave Achondo THIS city is definitely growing at a remarkable pace and as a result, we are faced with traffic jams from all directions when rush hours begin and the times in between. I am pretty sure you’ve already noticed while driving around town that we have too many cars ...

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