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S&P gives PH elections investment-grade rating

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Top ratings organization S&P has given Philippine elections a first-ever investment grade rating, despite the chronic failure of electronic voting machines and sporadic incidents of violence.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Exclusive: Comelec to be privatized

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Media giant ABS-CBN will acquire the Commission on Elections as part of the Aquino administration’s privatization program, a highly placed source in the network revealed during an exclusive interview with Outtakes.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Public outraged as Senators heap praises on each other

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HERE NOW, THE NEWS.  Top members of the Philippine Senate shocked their constituents this morning by being extra nice to each other and indulging in unprecedented public displays of affection.   Ordinary citizens are reacting with outrage at their lawmakers’ naked expressions of civility.   It began when Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson lavished praise on [...]

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Senate brawl worsens; Enrile accused of piracy

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Furiously fending off accusations of doling out public funds to Senate colleagues as if the money were his to give as “Christmas gifts,” Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile now also stands accused of pirating intellectual property.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

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Experts laud bishop’s safe and satisfying economic strategy

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Researchers in the UK’s leading correspondence college hailed a Filipino bishop’s unique economic strategy as “breathtaking,” declaring it the next big thing for developing countries.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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To all, a Merry Apocalypse

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So NASA released a video entitled “Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday.” But if NASA is so confident, why did it release the film 10 days ahead of December 21, 2012? Deep down, even NASA isn’t so sure. It’s the same reason why not a single business establishment is giving away Mayan calendars for Christmas. Really, it’s time we discussed end-of-life issues.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Abandoned: Memoirs of a Conscience

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This is the story of my life, the story of Juanito Furagganan’s better angel, the story of Juanito Ponce’s Super-ego, the story of yours truly, Juan Ponce Enrile’s conscience.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Sotto impostor nabbed in Senate

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Congress security personnel on Tuesday detained a man who allegedly has been masquerading as Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III for at least two years, even joining floor deliberations and voting on legislation.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Bishops Declare Support for Ejaculation

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An influential church faction known as the CBCP, or the Censorious Bishops Collegium of the Philippines, on Tuesday declared full support for the return of ejaculation.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Legal defense tactics for Mike Arroyo

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JOSE MIGUEL ARROYO, the beleaguered husband of detained former president Gloria Arroyo, needs the best defense lawyer in the country. I know exactly the guy for him.

Posted: June 20th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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