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The problem with pre-election polls EDITORIAL 12/29/2009

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


The problem with pre-election polls


EDITORIAL

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12/29/2009

Surveys after surveys are being conducted with more frequency, owing to the presidential election mode the country is in, with their results showing more or less the same figures and rankings of presidential and senatorial candidates. .... MORE


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Too early to crow FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 12/29/2009


Too early to crow


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
12/29/2009

An interesting item in a December survey done by the Manila Standard Today newspaper was not about who leads in the pre-election presidential survey, or just how many points closer another presidential hopeful is to the poll frontrunner. It was about some 48 percent of voters who may still switch their choice of presidential candidates. .... MORE


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Expelled Hmong neglected for three decades focus 12/29/2009


Expelled Hmong neglected for three decades


focus


12/29/2009

BANGKOK — The deportation on Monday of more than 4,000 ethnic Hmong from Thailand to Laos highlights the suffering of a group that has been neglected by the international community for more than three decades.

Thousands of Hmong, a highland people, sided with the United States in the 1960s and 1970s during the Vietnam War and formed a CIA-funded “secret army” when the conflict spread to Laos..... MORE


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Prosperous friends MR. EXPOSE Amb. Ernesto Maceda 12/29/2009


Prosperous friends


MR. EXPOSE

Amb. Ernesto Maceda
12/29/2009

It is usual to greet friends with a happy New Year or even prosperous New Year. For a lucky group, they have become prosperous under GMA in the last eight years. They are:
1. Ricky Razon of ICTSI and power companies
2. Endika Aboitiz of the Aboitiz group also in power and shipping
3. Ramon Ang of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and Liberty Tel./Qatar.... MORE


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