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Rice tariffication law

Rice tariffication law

    FOLLOWING the enact­ment of the rice tariffica­tion law, the government has removed the limitations on the volume of imported rice and promises to provide cheap rice for consumers at a time they need it the most. It is an undeniable fact that everyone has been affected by the continuous rise in the prices […]

Goodbye, sunset view

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Goodbye, sunset view

    IT’S true that all things come to an end even for the natural beauty of Manila Bay’s multi-colored sunset which is admired and renowned throughout the world. The wonderful view will eventually vanish after the cleanup of Manila Bay since the cities of Manila and Pasay have signed already a memo­randum of agreement […]

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Respect

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Respect

    IF China only understood deeply the meaning of the word “respect”, it would not ignore the rights of its Asian neighbors to their ter­ritorial waters, build artificial islands, install facilities as it did in our country and claim it as their own. China is now busy con­structing a maritime rescue center in the […]

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Jolo blasts & the BOL

    THE deadly claws of ter­rorism made their scratch mark once more in a twin bomb attack in a Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu last Sunday morning, leaving 20 people dead and more than a hundred others wounded. Although the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack, […]

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Help juvenile delinquents

  INSTEAD of penalizing juve­nile delinquents now called children in conflict with the law (CICL), the government should focus on helping them change, develop and find their rightful role in society. President Duterte has re­peatedly expressed his desire to bring down the age of criminal liability, citing the ris­ing cases of minors involved in crimes. […]

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Trash in Manila Bay

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Trash in Manila Bay

  APART from its captivat­ing multicolored sunsets and being considered as one of the world’s greatest har­bors, Manila Bay has been known historically for being the site of the naval battle of the Spanish-American War in May 1898. However, its natural beauty and historic importance has been ruined in the past years by the sight […]

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