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No to mudslinging

SOME national and local candidates and their army of supporters just cannot seem to stop engaging in character assassination as the May 9 election, which is democracy in action, approaches. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This despite the fact that mudslinging does not achieve anything except more disunity and polarization,…

Let’s implement PWD law

THE government should immediately implement the new law exempting persons with disability (PWDs) from the payment of 12-percent value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services. And no less than the chief architect of Republic Act (RA) No. 10754, otherwise known as the PWD Law, has vowed to work for…

Grossly inadequate

IN a country teeming with quack doctors, fake medicines, unscrupulous traders and poor people, the scenario is, without doubt, terrifying. And the situation is not helped any by the lack of medical professionals in government hospitals and the lopsided distribution of skilled health workers, particularly in the rural areas. (adsbygoogle…

Ultimate solution

NOBODY really wants war not only in the disputed archipelago in the South China Sea but also in other parts of the globe. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); That’s why there’s that urgent need to settle the sea row peacefully for the mutual benefit of all claimant-countries. One peaceful solution…
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It’s no joke

IF the millions of farmers continue to live in extreme poverty, blame it partly on rampant smuggling of rice and other agricultural products. And aside from modernizing Philippine agriculture, the government ought to stop the illegal entry of agri products into the country. Aware of this, Leyte 1st District Rep.…
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Ramos Philconsa Guest of Honor and Speaker

LEYTE Rep. Martin G. Romualdez and Manuel M. Lazaro, President and Chairman/CEO, respectively, of the Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa), announced that former President Fidel V. Ramos will be the Guest of Honor and Speaker in Philconsa’s monthly membership meeting on Thursday at 6:30 in the evening at the Manila Golf…

Senior citizens

GIVEN the mushrooming number of poor senior citizens in the country, the grant of additional benefits and incentives to these Filipinos is a most welcome move. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Despite the existence of a host of pro-elderly measures, Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin G. Romualdez still wants to…
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Lower prices of goods

SENATORIAL candidate and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin G. Romualdez has asked the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) why prices of commodities, particularly food items, have remained high. This is certainly lamentable, saddening and surprising because the prices of oil and other petroleum products continue to drop in the…
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Alarming

ONE “alarming” development concerning this year’s presidential elections is the reported software problems in the automated voting system. Everybody agrees that only an honest, peaceful and clean balloting will ensure the political stability of this manpower-exporting but impoverished Southeast Asian nation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); That’s why the electorate…
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Disaster-resilient PH

EVERY year, national disasters, like typhoons and floods, claim the lives of many people and destroy billions of pesos worth of property in various parts of the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Actually, this Southeast Asian nation is the fourth most disaster-prone country in the world, according to the…
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