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Half a glass

Half a glass

      ARE we winning the war? When millions, even billions, worth of illegal drugs are seized or intercepted on a daily basis, is the glass half-full or half-empty? Lowlife pushers and low-end dealers are caught while the “big fish” are still swimming, either because they have friends in high places and they have […]

Xi’s China

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Xi’s China

    OR, conversely, China’s Xi, now that some in the Western press are tagging him as the first modern emperor (after the Communist Party abolished the president’s term limit). President Xi’s language is sprinkled with references to nature, in much the same way that the poets of ancient China did. He refers to his […]

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Belen’ismas

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Belen’ismas

    CHRISTMAS in the Philippines starts on the first day of Sep­tember? You’ve another think com­ing. In the province of Tarlac (vot­ing population 650,000) it begins in July, when young and old gear up for its single biggest spectacle, the pride and joy of the province, “Belenismo.” Five months to cre­ate a creche or […]

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‘House of Us’

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‘House of Us’

    (WITH apologies to “The Hows of Us,” a movie about millennials and how they get into and out of and back into relation­ships, which has grossed P700 mil­lion to beat Vice Ganda’s record-breaking P600 million take at the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival.) What do millennials, Generation X and Y and even their […]

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Coping with cops

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Coping with cops

    MANILANS who think they know everything don’t trust anyone in a police uniform. Look what happened last Oct. 23. Thir­ty-eight guys were caught cheat­ing in their PNP entrance exams in Davao, while three cadets of the PNP Academy were denounced for forcing two plebes to perform oral sex on each other, supposedly as […]

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Deadly

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Deadly

    PRESIDENT Duterte’s secret weap­on of mass distraction is a crowned beauty who got married only last March to a Maranaoan. Named after a famously voluptuous Italian actress, Sophia Loren Deliu is a policewoman – she’s not PSG (Presiden­tial Security Group) – who is now the President’s close-in aide. PSG or PNP, the mission […]

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