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Honour and dishonour

Apparently, for the battle groups of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), spending 144 days in the hell-hole of Marawi in Lanao del Sur in the southern Philippines’ Mindanao region, as they fought to regain control of the...

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Euro-septics in Manila

Last week, a gaggle of seven self-important Lefties stormed the front page of a naive Philippine Daily Inquirer masquerading or at least somehow appearing to be a delegation of European Union (EU) enforcers. They were in Manila...

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President Robredo?

We’re not sure if Vice President Leni Robredo (photo, left) is in terminal denial, delusional, living in a parallel universe to the one the Philippines is in, or if she actually believes what she says. Whichever it is, we’re sure...

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Big fish in Asean waters

It’s that time of the week again – ‘Your Forum’ time – so we have another question for you to mull over. First though let’s set the scene. From 10 to 14 November, United States President Donald Trump will be in Manila. He’ll be...

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Crusader or censor?

Margaux “Mocha” Uson (photo right), the Philippines’ top blogger who became Assistant Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office, was afforded even greater status within the administration on...

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Cops and robbers

The Romans referred to them as fur and branded them with the letter F; in Medieval Greece they were known as kleptai and could be put to death; in Islam, hudud punishments prescribed by Shariah law allow their hands to be...

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The Inquisition revisited

In a legislature where breathtaking, fatuous argument has become too often the norm, leaving many to wonder about the IQ range of certain Philippine lawmakers, the world was entreated to yet another piece of sensational infantile...

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The Trillanes enigma

Senator Antonio “Please-Someone-Take-Me-Seriously-For-Once” Trillanes IV (photo) – star of an interminable series of Senate soaps; the wannabe action hero of Coup Farce and Coup Farce I – is once again gracing the headlines and...

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Can anyone handle this?

This weekend’s Your Forum question is very simple; it’s this: Can anyone ever stop the corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in the Philippines? The PHP6.4 billion-worth of crystal meth that was given the green light to pass...

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Cities under siege

Increasingly, when terror strikes at the heart of a city as it did in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday, it strikes at the heart of all cities. That act of psychopathic barbarism which left 13 people dead and more than 130 injured on...