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Bad news… Good news…

THE bad news is the peso has considerably weakened in recent days. As of September 29, the peso was trading in the neighborhood of P48.46 to the dollar. This means we now have to pay more for our imports. With the rise in cost of imported crude, we can expect…
  • Published in Opinion

Time for Congress to do its share

THE Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass Media concluded yesterday its public consultations on the Freedom of Information Bill (FOI), which Sen. Grace Poe “dedicated” to the passing, also yesterday, of Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Unknown to many, Santiago was instrumental for the passage of…
  • Published in Opinion

DILG chief won’t mind if he’s replaced by Marcos

Rumors spread like wildfire that Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno will be replaced by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who ran as vice president in tandem with the late Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We serve at the pleasure of the President. “It is…
  • Published in Nation

Alarming

DESPITE the government’s elaborately-orchestrated campaign against the drug menace, the proliferation of habit-forming substances, particularly shabu and marijuana, remains a major problem in various parts of the country. But what’s even more alarming is the reported prevalence of trading of prohibited drugs in some colleges and universities, where the illegal…
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