Editorial & Opinion

A farewell tribute to Del Rosario?

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Albert del Rosario, SONA 2013The fourth State-of- the- Nation Address by President Aquino is notable for the number of issues that he didn’t touch.

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Two actors, two roles

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There are two main actors in the raging Dengvaxia scandal: One is the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur, maker of the controversial vaccine, while the other is the previous Philippine government of Noynoy Aquino that implemented the massive vaccination program using the drug.

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How to keep your sanity when stuck in Metro Manila traffic

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Surviving traffic in Metro Manila is a test of patience, an exercise in anger management.

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Celebrating life

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Begging the pardon of one Catholic priest widely quoted in the press, the rejoicing is not really over the death of terrorists. It’s over what they represent, which is terrorism - and every victory over terrorism should be celebrated.

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Economic figures catch up with reality

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I thought I was the only one who could not connect the glowing assessments of multinational financial firms and day- to- day realities.

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Leila’s comeuppance

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It was Sun Tzu, the great Chinese war strategist, who said that if you wait long enough, you will see the bodies of all your enemies float down the river. This seems so apt in the case of jailed Senator Leila de Lima, who is now about to suffer the same fate of the people who crossed her when she was the all-powerful secretary of justice.

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MTRCB’s goal: build a culture promotive of human dignity

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On July 17, the Movie and Television Review Classification Board will conduct a Child and Family Summit at Balay Kalinaw at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

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The search continues

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This time, it’s September 21. This is the latest date chosen in the never-ending search by the anti-Duterte crowd for a significant day that will, they hope, lead to the downfall of the president.

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Scapegoating 101

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By all means, hold the big pharma company liable. But don’t forget to go after those who purchased the anti-dengue vaccine and propagated its use, as well.

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Revising history

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If you don’t think history should ever be revised, perhaps you should become reacquainted with the leader of Myanmar, a certain Nobel Peace Prize winner by the name of Aung San Suu Kyi. Aung has long been venerated in the Western world as the very personification of freedom, democracy and human rights - sort of like a Buddhist, Indochinese Cory Aquino. 

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