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Threat to security

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Threat to security

  BOTH Houses of Congress should launch an inquiry into the validity of Philippine offshore gaming operation (POGO) facilities in the country. Sena­tors and congressmen should take into account whether these foreign gambling outlets’ financial benefits far outweigh the perceived threat they pose to the nation’s security. The Philippine Amusement and Gam­ing Corporation (Pagcor) has […]

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5 money rules in marriage

  I’M sure that by now, we realize the utmost importance of having rules even when we don’t actually like having them. In marriage and money, we can also set some rules to avoid chaos and arguments that can lead to greater destructive things. I’m so blessed that in over 20 years of marriage, we […]

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May kotse, walang garahe!

  ANG column na ito ay ginawa para sa mga taong may suliranin sa buhay na gusto ng agarang solusyon! Walang maliit o malaking problema, lahat dito, pantay-pantay! Huwag niyo nga lang seseryosohin kasi hindi lahat ng mababasa niyo dito totoo! Good vibes lang! Simulan na natin! Hi Alex, Mahilig po ako sa isda at […]

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Subversion, rebellion, and constitutional rights

  THE Anti-Subversion Law, Republic Act 1700, was enacted way back in 1957 – at the height of the New People’s Army (NPA) rebellion – making it a crime to be a member of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). In 1976, President Marcos issued Presidential Decree 885 expanding the ban to include groups […]

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Fireflies and Gina L

  SHE may not have been the best secretary of the environment, but she will forever be the most memorable on record, and though her reign was brief, it was the most talked about, the most pas­sionate, fearless, fierce, and fun. Thanks to her, men and women of the concrete jungle found a need to […]

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Cry for freedom

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Cry for freedom

  THE event that ushered in the Philippine Revolution against more than 300 years of Spanish occupation is as significant as it is controversial. Sick of the oppression under foreign rule and craving for freedom and independence, Filipino revolutionaries under the leadership of Andres Bonifacio tore their “cedulas” (residence certificate) as a sign of their […]

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