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No water problem this summer

The hot summer season came and went this year, without the problems over water supply that we experienced in previous years. Last year, we may recall, the people in the east zone of Metro Manila suffered water rationing, with people lining up with their pails and barrels as government opened …

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Keep close watch on market prices

For four months starting in February this year, as the coronavirus started affecting business and industry in the Philippines and some other countries, notably China and Singapore, inflation – market prices – in the Philippines eased to a low of 2.1 percent in May. Last month, the inflation rate rose …

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Clear up the Sulu shooting

President Duterte flew to Zamboanga City Friday to meet with military and police officials in connection with the shooting incident involving military and policemen in Sulu last Monday that caused the death of four soldiers. Killed in the incident were Major Marvin Indammog, commanding officer of the Intelligence Service Unit …

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Time to start easing the restrictions

The coronavirus pandemic is essentially a health problem, but it is leading to an economic crisis because of the lockdowns that have suspended or even closed down economic activities of all kinds all over the world, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said at a round-table discussion the other day …

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Officials on close watch as US celebrates today

American health officials have made a special appeal to the people of the United States as they celebrate their Independence Day today, July 4. This is the day Americans traditionally celebrate with fireworks, parades, and concerts, along with family barbecues in their front and back lawns. This year, health officials …

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Our hopes for stability in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a special place in Philippine international relations. It is a vital trading partner, importing up to $10 billion goods from the Philippines, making it the fourth among our top export markets. With Hong Kong’s imports, China is today the Philippines’ No. 1 export market. Hong Kong also …

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Active consumerism in this pandemic time

OPINION AND OPTION By ELINANDO B. CINCO Elinando B. Cinco Under this extraordinary time, housewives and retail buyers have become militant shoppers. They are now vigilant as to pricing of the commodities they buy and the quality of the merchandise they purchase. The onset of the present pandemic known as …

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Life on hold

MEDIUM RARE By JULLIE Y. DAZA Jullie Y. Daza Half the year gone and clueless where we are today and what tomorrow will be like! New normal? It’s not anything like saying 60 is the new 40; betcha it’s more like 40 feels like 60! Elnora Halili, Lily Monteverde, Tony …

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The future is Gen Z

#ASKGOYO By ATTY. GREGORIO LARRAZABAL Atty. Gregorio Larrazabal Taking off where we ended last time (=”https://news.mb.com.ph/2020/06/23/the-political-power-of-gen-z/”>https://news.mb.com.ph/2020/06/23/the-political-power-of-gen-z/), apparently the campaign of President Trump uses data mining in its activities. What does this mean? Politicians all over the world use data in their campaigns. Building a database to strengthen and solidify their …

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