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Selective justice at play again?

Batas Mauricio WELL, here we go again–in this world of selective justice that is called the Philippines, we see only the small fries getting fried, literally and figuratively, with punishments, while the big fries get away scot-free and untainted with any liabilities. I am referring here to the pronouncement of ...

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Fidelity and solidarity

Fr. Roy Cimagala WE need to see to it that our fidelity to a particular charism, a particular vocation and spirituality does not lead us to fall into some exclusivistic outlook in life, or into some narrow-minded elitism. We have to learn how to develop and live our fidelity in ...

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Ride

Rhona Canoy SO… It has become our normal to complain about the traffic situation in Cagayan de Oro. Which is quite understandable considering the amount of standing-still time we spend on our roads at particular times of the day. My internal conflict stems from the expectation of how long it ...

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Whom do we believe?

Erick San Juan THE recently concluded Belt and Road Forum as initiated by and held in Beijing, China promised a lot to boost economies of countries included in the modern silk road. But many economic and political analysts believe that in the long run it is China that will benefit ...

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Debts vs conjugal property

Ian Alfredo Magno FINANCIAL constraints and hard-pressed times push most employees to often seek recourse through obtaining gargantuan loans.  And it is a common scenario in the workplace where an employee applying for a loan seeks his/her officemate to sign as a co-maker. “Gamay ra bitaw ni, ayaw kabalaka…” At times ...

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On Aguirre’s accusation

NO, Mr. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, we, the media, will not be the scapegoats as you try to weasel your way out of your latest bout of foot-in-mouth disease. You lie when you claim you were “misquoted” when you lied about the fictitious meeting between opposition politicians and prominent ...

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Lessons from Resorts World

Joe Pallugna THE recent incident of the massive deaths at the Resorts World Manila have once again brought us some lessons which are accentuated only when several people are killed. For one, notwithstanding the fact that the gunman Jessie Carlos did not directly shoot at anyone but the ceiling only, ...

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Glitch

Netnet Camomot IN a message that Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra posted on Facebook on Wednesday, he said, “I have never seen greed for power and wealth at the expense of others, as the one that gripped our world for the last few days.” There are Pinoy billionaires who do ...

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Old vs new martial law

Michael Henry Yusingco ACCORDING to Malacañang, martial law over the entire island of Mindanao will “strengthen the hand of government in dealing with terrorists”. Former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada even believes, “Martial law should be extended until the last terrorist has fallen.” Many Filipinos, Mindanaons among them, ...

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The shadow economy (3)

By VIC M. TAYLOR Mindanews IN 2006, a cable was supposed to have been issued by the U.S. Embassy in Manila to various departments of the U.S. government – Department of State, Department of Justice, CIA, FBI, National Security Council, U.S. Pacific Command and others – providing information on trade ...

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