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Editorial | OFWs in Kuwait and elsewhere

THE FIGURES are distressing. According to Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Sarah Lou Arriola, there are about 260,000 overseas Filipino workers in Kuwait, 170,000 of whom are domestic workers.

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Editorial | Real challenge

In a few months barangay officials will once again be front and center during the May 14 elections.

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Editorial | Protecting child passengers

ON a dusty road, a motorcycle adroitly slipped through the long queue of vehicles slowing down on a junction, and was obviously on its way to an elementary school up ahead. The passenger was a young child of about six or

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Editorial | Not their war

THE KILLING of Datu Banadjao Mampaundag and son Jhonard in Talaingod town on Feb. 4 brought to a head the chronic problem of Lumad killings in the island.

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Editorial | Garbage in our seas

WE are proud of the sparkling white beaches, long coastline and idyllic islands featured prominently on our tourism promotion materials and on social media. Sea, surf, snorkel, scuba – the to-do list of what to do in this beautiful country

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Editorial | Stinging impact

THERE is a need to reassess the new taxicab rates on whether it has helped both the industry and the commuters.

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Editorial | Arrest the problem

How many stories have come out about licensed security agencies whose personnel have engaged in nefarious activities?

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Editorial | Monitoring is key

It was Mindanao Times columnist Vic Sumalinog who first posed last week the questions on the recent increase in taxicab fares.

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EDITORIAL | Bitter lesson

ALREADY saddled with a rather bad image, the Philippine National Police again found itself in the middle of a controversy when two of its police officers were seen on CCTV footage slapping and spanking three minors who were brought to

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EDITORIAL | Need to learn the lesson

THEY must have learned the lesson by now. The Bureau of Internal Revenue in the Davao Region padlocked a business establishment

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