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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Optimism

THERE  is good reason to hope for a better year ahead of us. The World Bank has raised its growth forecast for the Philippines to...

Accountable

IT came as a big surprise when former President Benigno Aquino III confirmed his attendance at the Senate inquiry on the Dengvaxia vaccine controversy...

Extortion

FROM a small ragtag army with a few antiquated weapons when it was organized in March 1969, the communist-led New People's Army or NPA peaked...

Worldwide campaign vs corruption

CORRUPTION has a catastrophic impact on societies as it stifles opportunities, denying vulnerable people access to infrastructure and social services, and condemns them to...

FIBA and Fitch

TWO things to be glad about happened just one day apart. First, on Saturday, the Philippines won the bid to co-host the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the...

HERE & THERE

Brion cites House for impartial impeach hearings

Rep. Reynaldo Umali (2nd District, Oriental Mindoro), chairman of the House committee on justice, today thanked retired Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Arturo Brion...

Filipinos celebrate ‘bayanihan’ in UAE

105 soldiers receive medals