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Government

Junking of Leonen impeachment bid exhibits hypocrisy of the Opposition

The hypocrisy of Satur Ocampo is in full view in his PhilSTAR piece today “Leonen impeachment junking a positive turn”. The Opposition makes it appear that Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen is being harassed and persecuted. He’s not. It just depends on who is behind the lynch mob. In the late Chief Justice Renato […]

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Education

Politics and corruption still the biggest hurdle to building world-class public education services in the Philippines

See? If he puts his mind to it, he can overcome his psychological dysfunction. I agree with Professor Antonio Contreras on all the points he raised in his Manila Times piece today “Flexible learning requires flexible governance and dynamic mindsets”. Contreras refers favourably to Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chairman Prospero de Vera III who […]

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Government

Corruption at LGU level behind inefficient pandemic response in Metro Manila

Boo Chanco’s call for Filipinos to “just work together” is nothing but a puff piece in disguise. Again, the pertinent question not asked is, what are the LGUs doing to address the problems of their constituents in the pandemic? This is the question Chanco conveniently sidesteps in aid of election puff taking the opportunity, instead, […]

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Crime

Imelda Marcos convicted under Duterte admin after no less than TWO Aquino presidents delivered ZERO results

Former Philippine First Lady, currently reelectionist House Representative, Imelda Marcos has reportedly been convicted by the Sandiganbayan 5th Division today of “7 counts of graft for using her Cabinet position to maintain Swiss bank accounts during the Marcos regime.” Marcos’ graft cases stemmed from complaints filed in 1991 when prosecutors alleged that the Marcos family […]