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Meralco is not above the law

By THE MANILA TIMES May 30, 2019 WE find it rather astonishing that Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has had to “urge” electricity distributor Meralco to comply with an order of the Supreme Court, but that apparently is the case, based on comments made separately by the energy chief and the …

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PH should stop all waste importation

By THE MANILA TIMES May 28, 2019 WE were beginning to fear that President Duterte’s penchant for talking trash was producing the unintended effect of inducing or encouraging other countries to dump their wastes on our land “dear and holy.” If this is true, it would be a classic case …

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Filipino optimism that seems to never run dry

By The Manila Times May 26, 2019 Filipinos are a decidedly happy and optimistic lot. Amid the political chaos and confusion “Bikoy” attempted to sow in the public mind about the integrity of the presidential family and the stability of the Duterte administration at the height of the recent midterm …

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Bikoy saga weaves new tale of betrayal

By THE MANILA TIMES May 24, 2019 The “Bikoy” saga is turning more into a twisting thriller worthy of a place in Agatha Christie’s crime fiction. In a press conference yesterday at the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Camp Crame, Peter Joemel Advincula, the self-confessed Bikoy in the anti-Duterte …

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US needs to make clear case for assault on Huawei

By THE MANILA TIMES May 23, 2019 THE administration of US President Donald Trump this week launched its boldest attack in its long-running feud with China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., which the US has accused of cooperating with the Chinese military to carry out espionage. Trump has effectively banned US …

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The outgoing Senate’s parting gifts to PH

By The Manila Times May 22, 2019 IN its last days before adjourning to make way for the 18th Congress, the Senate passed a number of measures that have not been given much attention by the media or the public, but should provide a number of benefits to the country. …

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