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Double standard

(We yield this space to the statement of the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses and Martial Law due to its timeliness. –...

Make it fast

Telcos have been reaping billions of pesos in profits at the expense of their subscribers who continue to complain about the slow and expensive...

Disasters affect the economy

Recent studies confirmed that our economic losses from disasters, especially from climate change impacts, have been far greater than before. This should compel national...

Environmental defender

ATTY. Benjamin Ramos of Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental was not only a human rights lawyer. He was also an environmentalist.He was a member of...

Unspeakable act of cowardice

(We yield this space to the statement of the human rights alliance Karapatan on the assassination of Negros human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos due...

Are we disaster-literate?

FIVE YEARS after super typhoon “Yolanda” devastated numerous communities in the Visayas and nearby regions, it is hoped we all have learned our lessons...

Enhance our resiliency to disasters

ON THE DAY the nation was scheduled to hold the fourth quarter nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on Nov. 5, an earthquake struck. In Western...

We can’t prevent earthquakes but…

WE KNOW that the Philippines is among the countries most vulnerable to earthquakes. A very strong temblor is likely to reduce some areas to...

Slim chance

WHAT ARE the chances of a Freedom of Information (FOI) law being passed in Congress this year? Slim.Our senators and congressmen will likely spend...

Land reform

THE MASSACRE of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental has once again focused the public’s attention to the land reform program.Land acquisition and...

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