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Seizing alleged North Korean ship reckless and provocative

I ALMOST fell off from my seat when I read the Sunday newpapers reporting that   a SUSPECTED (caps to highlight)

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TIMECAPSULE| Muslims must condemn terrorism

VIOLENCE — Pope Francis said that equating Islam with violence is wrong. But to help dispel

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| The Bongbong I Know

WHEN I SAW him last week in his Roxas Blvd. office in Metro Manila, Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. was looking well. But I soon

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| If not today, tomorrow

MANY have now serious doubts about the future of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) given Congress’ failure to pass it on time.

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| Power scramble!

I READ reports saying that Mindanao is well and “ok” on power needs due to the many new power plants being put up. True? Not really!

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| Collision course with China

THE PHILIPPINES is now on a collision course with China over disputed territories that can be an international flashpoint.

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| WHAT TO DO WITH CHINA?

I TALKED on the phone last Saturday with Zambales Gov. Hermogenes ” Jun” Ebdane who was a colleague in the Arroyo Cabinet.

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| WHY I HAVE AMERICAN BLOOD IN MY VEINS

A FEW days ago, I got reminded, during a recent clan reunion in my late father Martin’s hometown

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| Peace ‘Piece byPiece’?

AMEND ARMM LAW — I read similar positions of two (2) eminent persons who are proposing that in lieu of the Bangsamoro

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PUBLISHER’S NOTES| I have many aliases, too!

SO, WHAT’S all this fuss about MILF’s Chair Iqbal using an alias? Use of many aliases or pseudo-names is a

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