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Editorial | Long overdue

OUR islands, the sparkling beaches and clear blue waters are our treasure. But for years now, we have not done anything to keep our coastal environment safe from human exploitation even as we rush headlong into massive tourism campaigns to

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Editorial | Act now

THE CASE of Joanna Demafelis has put the country on the edge as far as the conditions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are concerned.

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Editorial | Parking spaces for PWDs

WITH the City Council looking to penalize business owners who reserve public spaces for exclusive parking, it’s time for lawmakers to revisit the Accessibility Law or Batas Pambansa 344

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Editorial | Something is wrong

THE REPORT that some athletes have been hospitalized while participating in the Davao Regional Athletics Association is not just an ordinary story, and it is a disturbing one.

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Editorial | Stop complacency

THE ISSUE that has hounded Boracay is not limited to the island, which a CNN Travel article in January described as “the most alluring island paradise in the Philippines.”

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EDITORIAL | Revisit the law

APPROVED in October 1991, the Local Government Code of the Philippines is a law that spells out the devolution of functions from national agencies to local government units (LGUs) to provide the latter with more rooms to improve their systems.

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Editorial | Our hero, Datu Bago

Last Thursday, the committee hearing on the proposal to declare Datu Bago as local hero of the city was facilitated by Councilor Pilar Braga, its main proponent.  It’s about time that we pass this into law considering that we have

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Editorial | Advance cures, transform care

“THE chance for a cure, the chance to live, should not be an accident of geography. There is nothing scarier than realizing that your child has cancer. However, there is nothing more tragic than knowing that treatment and cure does

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Editorial | Love, actually

THE UNIVERSITY of Mindanao Institute of Popular Opinion came out with a very interesting survey in this love month. The institute surveyed a total of 1,200 Dabawenyos to determine the state of “together and forever,” conducted in the three districts

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Enjoy an overnight stay worth P5,000 (inclusive of amenities) at the Maxima Aquafun in Samal Island

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