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Trump at center of US elections today

    THE eyes of the world are on the United States (US) today for two big reasons. One is that it is election day in the US. Americans will be voting for all 435 members of the House of Representatives, 35 of the 100 members of the Senate, and governors of 36 of the […]

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Reassuring words from new Customs chief

  A “STATE of lawlessness” pervades the corruption-ridden Bureau of Customs (BoC), prompting President Duterte to call on the military to suppress the threat. This was how presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo defended the constitutionality of the President’s order for a military takeover at the bureau, following the reported smuggling of a huge cache of shabu […]

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Celebrations of faith, life, and family

  THERE are three times during the year when Filipinos interrupt the normal run of their lives to return to their hometowns in observance of holidays rich with both religious significance and family tradition. One of these times is today, November 1, All Saints’ Day, which together with All Souls’ Day tomorrow make up the […]

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Economic managers set new growth targets

    THE nation’s economic managers have decided to lower the country’s economic growth targets in view of “new realities” in both the international and local economic situations, following a meeting of the Development Budget Coordinating Committee. The changes were agreed upon in response to global developments, notably the rising oil prices and the escalating […]

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We’ll learn from US polls as we prepare for our own

  WITH a week to go before the United States midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, anger is said to be driving American voters in record numbers to the polls. Democrats are angry over the enforced separation of immigrant children from their families at the US-Mexican border, over Russian intervention in their elections, and at […]

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Legal, constitutional issues before the SC

  A MAKATI Regional Trial Court has rejected action filed by state prosecutors to issue a warrant of arrest and a hold-departure order for Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV in connec­tion with the coup d’etat case filed against him for his participation in the 2003 Oakwood Mutiny in Makati. Judge Andres Bartolome Soriano of Makati RTC […]

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