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Unimpeded rice imports may hold back inflation

AFTER nine straight months of rising prices, the government took its first big step to stop the rise last Tuesday.

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Removing the VP in the line of succession

THE work of drafting a new constitution providing for a federal form of government will have to fall on the shoulders of the next Congress, the 18th, whose members will be elected in the May 2019, mid-term elections, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said recently.

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Issues in the coming US November elections

THE “Me too” movement in the United States which charged many noted American personalities linked to sexual violence or harassment, has found a new challenge – the Senate confirmation and subsequent assumption to office of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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We need many cellsite tower firms

IN an effort to improve the Internet service in the Philippines, the government has embarked on a move to have one more telecom company on top of the two which we now have – Globe and Smart. It also seeks to establish separate companies to concentrate on the erection of more towers needed by the Internet system.

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‘Red October’? People just want gov’t action on prices

“RED October” was a hot topic for a while after some officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said it was a move to oust President Duterte sometime between October 11 and October 17.

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FOR a while, there were fears that the government may have to carry on next year with a reenacted national budget because of controversies in the House of Representatives led by the discovery of billions of pesos in infrastructure funds – alleged to be “pork barrel” of certain congressmen – “parked” as lump sums in the national budget bill.

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