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Ultimate mockery of Philippine justice system

How else would one describe it when high-profile prisoners convicted for their nefarious activities outside and sent to the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa to serve their sentences, continue their corrupt practices with all the trappings that drug money can buy, yet still? 335 more words

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Government must act on distressful state of MRT-3

If the different mishap shown on prime TV news involving the country’s Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) has not jolted the Aquino government, specifically the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC), from taking drastic corrective measures before lives are lost, hopefully the report made by experts from Mass Transit Railway Hong Kong (MTR HK) on the condition of MRT-3 will. 332 more words

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PNoy should let go of Binay and Purisima now

Now that President Benigno Aquino (PNoy) has regained the approval and trust of the Filipinos for the way he is running the presidency, what he should do next is strive harder to sustain it and convince the people even more that reforms in government could only succeed further if those leading the country and heading different government agencies have the moral ascendancy to occupy their positions. 510 more words

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Roxas’ viral motorcycle fall brouhaha

I wish people, more especially the rabid critics of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, will show some kind of discretion before censuring him for not following safety procedure when riding a motorcycle. 343 more words

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Doing abnormally in new normal weather disturbances

Until Super Typhoon Yolanda unleashed its fury in the central region of the Philippines in 2013, we all thought that being visited by 20 or more weather disturbances leading to typhoons were par for the course of our existence. 446 more words

Government

Climate change spawning destructive storms in the Philippines

While it is true that we are fighting our own demons in this country that contribute to fatal landslides and flooding caused by destructive storms, basically, and studies shows, that the main culprit is climate change. 498 more words

Government

After Yolanda, Korina does it again with Ruby

It looks like it is getting to be a habit for Korina Sanchez, ABS-CBN news anchor, to be making a faux pas every time we are visited and pummeled by a typhoon. 295 more words

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