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El Presidente’s fight

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AS A player, Ramon Fernandez is undoubtedly one of the best. A certified superstar. A legend in his own right. The PBA’s “El Presidente.” He is a four-time PBA MVP (1982, 1984, 1986 and 1988) and 19-time champion with Toyota,…

Woolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal

Scientist leading ‘de-extinction’ effort says Harvard team could create hybrid mammoth-elephant embryo in two years THE woolly mammoth vanished from the Earth 4,000 years ago, but now, scientists say they are on the brink of resurrecting the ancient beast in…

Remove plunder minimum; check verdict implementation

First of all, belated birthday greetings to Conrado Ching, president of the Bureau of Immigration Press Corps and the airport media group called ‘Sarap.’ He is being greeted by friends and members of the press organizations he leads. From our…

When taxmen do their job

THE administration of President Duterte is bent on reforming the country’s taxation system so it can collect the needed funds for the massive infrastructure development aimed at boosting the economy. In doing so, our taxmen are working double time to…

Key to development

VARIOUS quarters concede that federalism is key to accelerating growth in the countryside, where majority of the poor live. Certainly, the suffering of the Filipino people, now numbering more than 100 million, demands the most urgent attention. Leading the move…

Mining review

It’s the classic case of putting the cart before the horse. Closure of mining facilities or the cancellation of their operations should have only come after a thorough review by the designated state regulatory authority. Which is the exact opposite…

Hoax!

Ped Xing The slower we move, the faster we die. We are not swans; we are sharks. —George Clooney in Up in the Air Tall tales are tempting. But hoaxes are the handiwork of scoundrels, con men. And those who…

‘Ping, Poca and Bato’

Crame Files I’M referring to former PNP chief-turned-Senator Panfilo ‘Ping’ Lacson, retired police general-turned- Antipolo (2nd District) Representative Romeo ‘Poca’ Acop and PNP chief, Gen. Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa who all showed up during the 5th founding anniversary of the…

’Yang P2B ni President Duterte

HINDI naman madaling paniwalaan ang mga isyung inilalabas ni Trillanes laban kay Pangulong Duterte. Halos dalawang linggo na lang bago mag-eleksiyon ay inilabas na niya ang isyu ng sinasabing bank deposit ni Digong sa BPI Pasig branch. Naging malaking isyu…

Burden of proof

DALAWANG magkakasunod na latigo ang inihambalos ni Senador Antonio Trillanes laban kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Una, ang muling pagbuhay sa hamon na bigyan siya ng awtorisasyong pabuksan ang bank account para pasinungalingan ang bintang na nagkamal ito ng P2.2 billion…

NPA puwede na rin sa militar!

KAPANSIN-PANSIN, mga kabayan, na pagkatapos ng mga “pagkilos” o ‘protest action’ ng mga “progresibong grupo” malimit nating mabasa sa mga “pader”, at kahit sa mga ‘center island’ ng mga kalsada ang ‘recruitment slogan’ ng mga ‘Nice People Around’ (NPA), na:…

Use of stolen cars

IT is a truth often told that some erring law enforcement authorities use recovered stolen or impounded motor vehicles. This despite the fact that the 160,000-member Philippine National Police (PNP), which is civilian in nature but national in scope, prohibits…

Salamat Comm. Nic Faeldon!

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BAGO ang lahat binabati muna natin ang tatlong masasayang kawani ng Bureau of Customs na bagong promote bilang mga COO V. Ang tinutukoy natin ay sina Jess Llorando, Khalil Manabilang at siyempre ang kaibigan nating Xander Bautista, na pinsan ng…

Absentee voting

ADMITTEDLY, many senior citizens and persons with disability (PWDs) fail to vote during national, local and even barangay elections. Blame this partly on mobility limitations and physical and health conditions of PWDs and the elderly in various parts of the…
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