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Rough Cuts | Are our dads playing proxies?

SO THE city council has junked the applications for sand and gravel quarrying by five entities? We could only imagine the interest of the public much more the media in knowing what was or were expected to happen during the

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Rough Cuts | This unsettled boundary dispute

THE MEMBERS of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) will be holding soon their election of officers under the guidance of the Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG). The ABC president will automatically sit in the Sangguniang Panlungsod

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Rough Cuts | Endangering the Mindanao Railway System project

When some people in government see opportunity to tunnel a gold mine in certain big ticket projects, they start creating intrigues and pushing each other to gain vantage position to the perceived portal of the mine shaft.

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Rough Cuts | This is gross irresponsibility

During the early days of the start of the Catalunan Grande Road expansion project we were very open in our appreciation of the implementing construction firm which is the Ulticon Builders, Inc.

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Rough Cuts | Choking the country’s ‘carburetor’

Finally the Department of Energy now admits that it is powerless to curb the spiraling cost of petroleum products.

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Rough Cuts | How to ‘hostage’ government

Here is this one unusual “strategy” of taking the government hostage and the entire Filipino population just to get what certain entities want.

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Rough Cuts | The missing original copies

Some three weeks back, we wrote in this space our unexpected telephone conversation with former (and possibly come-backing) Davao City second district congressman Vincent Garcia.

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Rough Cuts | Launching a career in politics

We have had mixed experiences during last Monday’s Barangay Council and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

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Rough Cuts | No reason to fear a Quo Warranto plea

Well now, the decision of the Supreme Court en banc to oust then Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, is water under the bridge.

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Rough Cuts | ‘Strike while the iron is hot’

WE READ with great interest the report published in this paper Monday last week about a recommendation made by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the establishment of five infrastructure projects that will highlight the Davao City’s history and

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