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Echoes of Balangiga

THESE many years that we could not get the US government to return three church bells owned by the parish of Balangiga in Eastern Samar, we were told that they are “war booty,” forever a possession of the US military. More than 100 years later, we are learning from former senator Nene Pimentel that the bells are not to be counted among the spoils due the victors of the Philippine-American war: They are religious or cultural objects that belong to the Philippines, and that’s according to international law.

Bongbong lauds High Court ruling

Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. yesterday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing the burial of his father President Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City.

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Remembering Joker

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And last October 5, 2016, we commemorated the first year death anniversary of another dear friend, Senator Joker P. Arroyo. I cannot believe that it has been a year since we lost Joker. And I continue to miss my friend.

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Carmageddon

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The Duterte administration today hits its first 100 days but no solution is in sight yet for Metro Manila’s traffic nightmare.

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More names are emerging to compose the membership of the Constitutional Commission (Con-Com), the body conceived to assist Congress amend the Constitution.

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It’s been almost 30 years since EDSA Revolution. We’ve been ruled by a succession of five presidents including two Aquinos and we have moved on. Certain sectors, however, seem determined to hold us hostage of a painful past.

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