27 C
Davao City
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Vantage Points

Vantage Points

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EDITORIAL: Bright forecast

The Philippines' thrust on infrastructure build-up is paying off handsome dividends. The country's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to accelerate for 2017 and...
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UNDERSTANDING ISLAM: Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem and Zionism

On December 6 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a memorandum recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State of Israel. This, of...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK OF THESE: The rise of antimicrobial resistance

Microbes are very small living things not visible with the naked eyes.  They include bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and molds. Some of these microbes are...
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EDITORIAL: Respect the decision

The people's representatives in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have spoken in a resounding 240-27 vote to extend Martial Law in...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: ‘Ill-gotten wealth’

More than just a political issue, the conundrum about money classified as ‘ill-gotten wealth’ was a favorite staple in the run-up to the 2016...
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SPECKS OF LIFE: Dengvaxia a faux pas?

Sen. JV Ejercito, chair of the senate committee on health, wants a thorough probe on the (mis) use of the Sanofi anti-dengue vaccine which...
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EDITORIAL: Expressio unius est exclusio alterius

The principle of "expressio unius est exclusio alterius" is a legal doctrine which means the express mention of one or more things of a...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS: Why the fitch ratings upgrade is politically significant

The Credit ratings of a country are  are a measure of its ability to pay debts as they fall due. In a largely volatile global...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Cateel poll: Winner by seven votes!

Election time is always a period for euphoria not so much for the significance it carries for those who win, but also because it’s...
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EDITORIAL: Global showcase

Before the giants of China and Iran came to dominate the basketball scene in Asia, there was the Philippines which was once indestructible in...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
light rain
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