Editorial & Opinion

Justice where are you?

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Lady Justice is pictured blindfolded holding a scales and a sword. That needs to be changed. She needs to be seen as a clear eyed loving mother protecting children.

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Wannabe U.S. prez Trump’s war on birthright citizenship

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Anchor baby? It has nothing to do with drunken sailors, or the illegitimate love child of a blonde Fox newsreader and Noli de Castro. No, but you are hearing correctly. The political discourse when it comes to immigration in the U.S. has become all about “anchor babies.”

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PH’s own refugees

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Who wouldn’t be moved at the sight of women, children and the elderly in the stream of refugees taking the ultimate risk, defying death itself in rickety boats or in enclosed, steaming chicken lorries, making a desperate dash for survival with a blank future in sight and the faintest hope to cling to?

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Aquino allergic to SAF 44

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With President Aquino, what you see is what you get.

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The refugees are our responsibility

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The large numbers of war refugees and poverty stricken migrants pouring into Europe is a matter for immediate concern and action. But it should be concern and action primarily for the displaced and suffering refugees and those fleeing sub-human conditions and political systems where human rights violations, religious persecution and injustice are so cruel and common.

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The love that saves the world

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IF we really love someone or something for it’s beauty and goodness and not for personal gratification then for sure we will cherish, admire and protect that person or entity from all danger, harm, damage and sickness. We will support and enhance that life and contribute to its growth and well-being. That is love.

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Letter to young Filipinos on the land I love

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There will always be people - Filipinos and foreigners alike - who will say negative things about our country, and I want you to be prepared for those moments when you will hear about them. “I hate the Philippines,” some of them would say. Now that you’re back in school, where you learn to sing and pledge your love for country every week, you may feel hurt or confused.

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A wealth of stories from the Murillo-Velarde map

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Looking at the 300- year-old Philippine map by Fr. Pedro Murillo Velarde which businessman Mel Velarde acquired for P12 million in an auction in London last year, one can see that the Jesuit priest is a great storyteller.

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The courageous resilience of Jocelyn Mae

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What could be worse than to be born an unwanted girl child with a speech and hearing disability due to an alleged botched abortion and to be disowned by her own family?

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Reckless leadership leads to massacre

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In the aftermath of one of the worst massacres in Philippine history, questions were raised on who was responsible for the bungled police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, which is within Muslim Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) territory.

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