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Today in Philippine History, December 15, 1875, Emilio Jacinto was born in Trozo, Tondo, Manila

Today in Philippine History,  December 15, 1875,  Emilio Jacinto was born in Trozo, Tondo, Manila

On December 15, 1875, Emilio Jacinto, the so-called "Brains of the Revolution", was born in Trozo, Tondo, Manila to Mariano Jacinto and Josefa Dizon.





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Why does the religious, rights, and law groups favor lawbreakers, not enforcers?

Why does the religious, rights, and law groups favor lawbreakers, not enforcers?

Whom should the Catholic Church, rights groups, and other moral and religious authorities support— criminals, rebels, and terrorists; the police and soldiers battling them; or the victims of their depredations?




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Aquino's vaccine deal: Not a crime of corruption nor of plunder, it is a crime against humanity

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Former President Aquino's order to undertake a mass vaccination program using the faulty Dengvaxia vaccine just three months before he left office has put at risk some 830,000 Filipino children, to contract potentially severe dengue, and Zika fever as well, another mosquito-borne disease.




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The worst case of corruption ever: Aquino earned millions in the dengue vaccine deal

The worst case of corruption ever: Aquino earned millions in the dengue vaccine deal

Was there corruption on a massive scale, with former President Aquino III earning hundreds of millions of pesos in dirty money from his administration's purchase of Sanofi's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia?




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A powerful, all-pervasive conspiracy in the P3.5-billion anti-dengue immunization program

A powerful, all-pervasive conspiracy in the P3.5-billion anti-dengue immunization program

When the current Congress opened in the middle of last year, a two-term lawmaker from Quezon province, Rep. Angelina Tan, who was also chairman of the House committee on health, started an investigation into the P3.5-billion "midnight" anti-dengue immunization program of the Aquino administration using the Dengvaxia vaccine.




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Robredo and Sereno are clueless about accountability in governance

Robredo and Sereno are clueless about accountability in governance

Our two highest-ranking female public officials, Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo and Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, do not seem to comprehend the governance concept of accountability or responsibility.




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The P3.5B deadly dengue vaccine purchase: Midnight deal between Aquino III and Sanofihe

The P3.5B deadly dengue vaccine purchase: Midnight deal between Aquino III and Sanofihe

It was former President Benigno Aquino III who ordered his Health Secretary then, Jannete Garin, to purchase P3.5 billion worth of the French firm Sanofi Pasteur's controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, sources in the government disclosed. He also ordered his Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to look for, and release, the P3.5 billion funding for it, as the health department didn't have such allocation in its 2016 budget.




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An investment boom in Duterte's Philippines leaves neighbors in the dust

An investment boom in Duterte

Capital investment in the Philippines is surging past the rest of Southeast Asia as the government and firms ramp up spending.




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To restore the dignity of the Supreme Court and other institutions, Sereno must be removed

To restore the dignity of the Supreme Court and other institutions, Sereno must be removed

Lourdes Sereno as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been former President Aquino III and his Cojuangco clan's abomination, their worst insult to, and the most injurious damage they inflicted on, the Republic, the judiciary, and the legal profession.




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Secrets of the 18 Mansions: Sison a womanizer, Plaza Miranda bombing, Ninoy Aquino, CPP/NPA

Secrets of the 18 Mansions:  Sison a womanizer, Plaza Miranda bombing, Ninoy Aquino, CPP/NPA

Dr. Mario Miclat's "Secrets of the Eighteen Mansions: A Novel" (Manila: Anvil Publishing, 2010) reveals in rich detail many of the covert factors that contributed to the growth of one of our country's biggest problems—the Communist Party of the Philippines.




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P8.7 billion Road Right of Way scam involving the Aquino family and friends

P8.7 billion Road Right of Way scam involving the Aquino family and friends

A government witness yesterday, November 27, 2017, claimed that a brother-in-law of former President Aquino III brokered the release of funds in the P8.7 billion anomalous road scam involving spurious road right-of-way (RoW) claims in General Santos City.




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Today in Philippine history, November 24, 1972, Marcos invited business leaders to a dialogue in Malacañang to reform the private sector

Today in Philippine history, November 24, 1972, Marcos invited business leaders to a dialogue in Malacañang to reform the private sector

On November 24, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos, invited the lords and ladies of Philippine business to the Maharlika Hall in Malacañang Palace to a dialogue to reform the private sector.




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Fired JBC psychiatrists reported Sereno has average IQ with psychiatric disorder

Fired JBC psychiatrists reported Sereno has average IQ with psychiatric disorder

The two psychiatrists of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) whose report on Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno revealed that she failed her psychological test have been identified.




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An adversarial not corrupted press is an ideal press

An adversarial not corrupted press is an ideal press

If there is one institution that is most demonized at the moment, it would be mainstream media. They have been called “presstitutes,” bearers of fake news, and agents of demolition targeting President Duterte.




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Today in Philippine history, February 18, 1946, the US Congress enacted a law which rescinded benefits of Filipino WWII veterans

Today in Philippine history, February 18, 1946, the US Congress enacted a law which rescinded benefits of Filipino WWII veterans

On February 18, 1946, the US Congress enacted the Rescission Act of 1946, a suppose to be simple appropriations measure authorizing $200 million to the Commonwealth Army of the Philippines, which was desperately needed by a military decimated by three years of war with the Japanese.




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South Korea competes with China as new benefactor for the Philippines

South Korea competes with China as new benefactor for the Philippines

South Korean President Moon Jae-in told counterparts from the Philippines, as well as nine other Southeast Asian countries at regional summits last week, that Seoul was "the best partner to share the experience" of economic growth. South Korea, he said, can aid the others in high-tech, railways, clean energy and water management.





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