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Crimes against humanity

By FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC July 14, 2019 FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC It’s a grim gruesome record of murder, assassination and massacre that we must condemn, denounce and learn from. The man, a leader accused of giving orders to target and kill civilians with impunity, is legendary. He convinced them …

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The Philippines levels up with strong leadership

By NEW WORLDS July 14, 2019 Leadership is about providing greater good to greater number and providing safety nets for the displaced sectors. In assessing an administration, we should use multiple scorecards, and not focus on rhetoric, or specific-per event assessments. It’s a matter of netting the achievements with the …

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In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 14, 2019 PARIS: With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the French capital, the new mobility revolution has caught on fast, with locals and …

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For Palestinian family, tunnel under Israel barrier leads home

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 14, 2019 AL WALAJAH, Palestinian Territories: On one side of the Israeli separation barrier sits the Hajajla family’s home. The Palestinians’ house is cut off from the rest of their village that lies on the other side, with only a tunnel connecting the two. Endless trouble …

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The sorry state of discipline within the PNP

By RAMON T. TULFO July 13, 2019 RAMON T. TULFO SEN. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has apologized for his insensitive remark — “shit happens” — over the death of a three-year-old girl at the hands of policemen during a “buy-bust” operation. When a person apologizes for his mistake, as dela …

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Enforcing the arbitral ruling is our duty

By ANTONIO CONTRERAS July 13, 2019 ANTONIO P. CONTRERAS THE international order of sovereign states bases its stability on countries honoring their commitments, without sacrificing their sovereignty. It will break down the moment big countries like China and the US decide not to uphold those commitments which they signed in …

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‘Del Rosario, bistado ka na!’

By MAURO GIA SAMONTE July 13, 2019 MAURO GIA SAMONTE “DEL Rosario” here refers of course to former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, and “Bistado ka na” translates to “You’ve been exposed!” The occasion was Wilson Lee Flores’ Pandesal Forum last Tuesday. I wasn’t too late for the 10 …

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