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Dark legacies: The Philippine economy under Arroyo

I yield this space to this feature story written by Sonny Africa, research director of Ibon Foundation, a Manila-based economic think tank./>/>***/>/> Dark legacies: The economy under Arroyo />The disturbing divergence...

Great expectations: Noynoy Aquino from here on out

Below are excerpts from an “email interview” I had today with Prof. Belinda Aquino, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and author of the...

Manny Pacquiao as Philippines’ diplomat-in-gloves?

My friend John Nery, in his column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, has a suggestion: boxing diplomacy, starring the Philippines’ main man himself, Manny Pacquiao. What if, John writes, “the...

Kris Aquino and Jewish stupidity

The Jewish novelist Michael Chabon has a thought-provoking op-ed piece in The International Herald Tribune where he ruminates about yet another instance of Israel’s stupidity or what some would call...