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Issue of credibility

  WHISTLEBLOWER Peter Joemel Advincula alias “Bikoy” surprised everyone when he jumped to the other side of the fence and blamed the opposi­tion for the series of videos he came out with on social media, accusing President Duterte’s family of allegedly receiving payoffs from drug syndicates. Bikoy claimed that he was offered P500,000 by Senator […]

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Nightmare come true

  IT was a nightmare that came true for most passengers when two coaches of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 2 supposedly collided between Anonas and Cubao stations in Quezon City last Saturday. A report said at least 34 people were injured and taken to the Quirino Medical Center and Philippine Children’s Medical Center. […]

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Opposition blamed

  MORE people seemed to doubt the veracity of the supposed expose of Peter Joemel Advincula alias “Bikoy,” but the videos he came out with accus­ing President Duterte’s family of alleg­edly receiving drug money has remained controversial. The President himself recently said that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is behind the production of the “Ang Totoong […]

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Test for the administration

  ON Monday, people are ex­pected to troop to polling centers to cast their votes in the upcoming midterm elections. We now see several television ads of candidates from the Administration, opposition, and independent ones, briefly explaining their background and programs while urging the electorate to vote for them. To some, the midterm polls are […]

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No right

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No right

  IN plain and simple words, Chinese fishing vessels have no right whatsoever to harvest giant clams found in Panatag Shoal. As explained by Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of the Philippines Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea (UP IMLOS), the overexploitation of the so-called Taklobo back in the 1980s rendered […]

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Don’t forget Sabah

  IN the heat of controversy concerning territorial dis­putes as China continues to maintain its hold on certain parts of the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines should not forget the fact that Sabah is also part of its terrain. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin reminded people in his online post to keep […]

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