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Irked over ‘Ang Probinsyano’

    A FRIEND, an avid fol­lower of the three-year-old series ”Ang Probinsyano”, the TV version of the movie made popular by the late action king Fernando Poe Jr., got worried over the an­nouncement that the Philip­pine National Police (PNP) was withdrawing its support for the program. Director-General Oscar Albayalde, PNP Chief, said the program […]

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Asia’s garbage dump

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Asia’s garbage dump

    IS the garbage problem of South Korea slowly becom­ing insurmountable, forcing its people to find other locations where they can dump their trash? And do they think so little of us and consider our country as Asia’s garbage dump where they can freely dispose of their rubbish? A report revealed that a ship […]

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Militarization

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Militarization

    PRESIDENT Duterte ad­mitted to the public re­cently that there is a militariza­tion of government under his administration, which has been quite apparent in his choice of appointing retired military officials to posts unrelated to national security. Just lately, due to the contro­versy of the P11 billion worth of drugs that managed to slip […]

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Oversupply of drugs?

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Oversupply of drugs?

  HAVE you ever won­dered why there seems to be a never-ending sup­ply of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu in Metro Manila nowadays? And why are we see­ing news reports of large volumes of the illegal drug worth millions of pesos getting seized from several suspected pushers and car­riers? Is it possible that some personnel from […]

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FIT-all burden

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FIT-all burden

  NO matter how we look at it, the Feed-In-Tariff Allow­ance (FIT-All) being charged to consumers’ electric bills is a heavy burden on families. This should be stopped. Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) President Attorney Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba met with Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chair Agnes Devanadera last Monday and explained that FIT-All being collected […]

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IDs and right to travel

ALOT of Filipinos find it difficult to secure iden­tification cards (IDs), one of the requirements in ac­quiring a passport. This, in effect, curtails the person’s right to travel.

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