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Depoliticizing the nutribun

By The Manila Times July 21, 2019 Man does not live by bread alone. But for those born in the latter half of the 1960s and who later went to public elementary school in the Philippines in the early 1970s, they can — and did — with the nutribun, “a …

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Sea row needs clarity, focus, not war of inflated words

By The Manila Times July 19, 2019 The long-running row over the Reed Bank incident has mutated into a debate of blowhards, a war of inflated words over the government’s handling of the Reed incident. Under scrutiny and heavily criticized is the Duterte administration’s policy stance on the issue of …

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Digital transformation a must, not a choice

By The Manila Times July 18, 2019 An all-encompassing theme emerged from the presentations by the 14 speakers at The Manila Times Digital Transformation and Innovation Forum on Tuesday: digital transformation is not simply a good choice for companies and individuals to make to stay ahead of their peers in …

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Fake news bill needs safeguards

By The Manila Times July 17, 2019 A bill that would impose severe criminal penalties on those who create and spread “fake news” has been proposed by Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd. The bill is an understandable expression of public frustration over fake news, but in its present form does …

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CHR must champion our country, govt for a change

By THE MANILA TIMES July 16, 2019 The local Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has quickly come out to rationalize the recent United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution calling for an investigation into alleged human rights violations in the Philippine war on illegal drugs. CHR spokesman Jacqueline de Guia’s …

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Tell the nation the facts about the West Philippine Sea

By The Manila Times July 15, 2019 IT will help public comprehension of the issues and stakes in our maritime dispute with China if the government and its critics both disclose the facts of the dispute, and desist from muddling the argument with deceptive claims. The government’s critics contend that …

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When rules of engagement are breached

By The Manila Times July 14, 2019 Mix politics and religion and you get a combustible brew of an incendiary bomb triggered by anarchy and bigotry, depending on who would lob the device at what target and which occasion. Do the same for drugs and guns, lace them with reckless …

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