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Better jobs seen

IT is certainly lamentable to note that the so-called “brain drain” continues despite government efforts to generate quality and high-paying jobs in the Philippines. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is not surprising in this country, which is still teeming with jobless and underemployed people, including college graduates. And the…

No more fear

THE Filipino people, including the ordinary citizens across the country, no longer fear Charter-Change (Cha-Cha) initiative. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In the past, the people opposed attempts to tinker with the Constitution, believing that certain officials would like nothing else than to hold on to their present posts at…

Pagkakaisa at hindi impeachment ang kailangan

NGAYON pa lang masasabi natin na nagkaroon ng tunay na matatag at malakas na lider ang ating bansa, si Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte, na sa loob ng siyam na buwang pamumuno pa lamang ay pinatutunayan na tinutupad ang kanyang mga pinangako sa taumbayan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa dalawang…
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Federalism’s benefits

IN a democratic country, like the Philippines, some government officials often find themselves on the wrong side of the President on several high-profile and controversial issues. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today, however, top government officials in the country have not said anything against President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s proposed shift…

Philconsa’s crucial role

DESPITE the national government’s avowed commitment to improve the living conditions of Mindanaoans, there’s still a long way to go to enable them to live in peace. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Everybody concedes that without lasting peace, government authorities may find it difficult to undertake massive development in the…

Anti-corruption drive

THE national government’s anti-corruption drive bears close watch as President Rodrigo R. Duterte completes this week the first nine months of his six-year presidency. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Along with the total war on illegal drugs and criminality, one of the Duterte administration’s priorities is the reduction, if not…

Asean Leaders coming for 30th Summit

LEADERS from the ten ASEAN Member States will gather for the four-day 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila which kicks off tomorrow. This will be the first of two ASEAN Summits this year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Under the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World,” the Leaders will discuss…

Wipe out ASG

WITH his decision to order the military to finish off the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), President Rodrigo R. Duterte has given his administration another boost in the eyes of the people. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Mindanao-based ASG has remained one of the leading threat groups in this impoverished…

New era for OFWs

SINCE taking his oath of office at 12 noon on June 30, 2016, President Rodrigo R. Duterte has been promising a new era for the country’s overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In fact, observers now see moves indicating the crafting and implementation of more and more…

Political reforms

EVERYBODY knows that before he leaves Malacañang on June 30, 2022, President Rodrigo R. Duterte wants to change the country’s form of government from presidential to federal system. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But for the proposed shift to federalism to succeed, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, a Mindanaoan…
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