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She will, if she wants EDITORIAL 01/12/2010

Tuesday, January 12, 2010


She will, if she wants



EDITORIAL

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01/12/2010

If Gloria Arroyo is determined to name the next chief justice, she will do so. And quite frankly, there would be no need for the Judicial Bar and Council (JBC) to come up with a list of names, since the likely successor will have to come from the high bench itself, meaning anyone of the current associate justices.

There will be no need for the JBC to conduct interviews, in the matter of the candidates for the top Supreme Court (SC) post, as a precedent has already been set.

It will be recalled that with the retirement of then Chief Justice Hilario Davide .... MORE


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Peas from the same pod FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 01/12/2010


Peas from the same pod


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
01/12/2010

Noynoy Aquino just doesn’t reply to valid issues questioning his competence, administrative and managerial experience, his track record as a legislator, health issues as well as the issues related to his family’s Hacienda Luisita.

Aquino doesn’t respond to these charges levelled against him because he doesn’t have answers by way of experience, track record and yes, competence.

In a reported answer brought out in a recent debate.... MORE


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Battle-scarred Tamils emerge as Sri Lankan kingmakers ANALYSIS 01/12/2010


Battle-scarred Tamils emerge as Sri Lankan kingmakers



ANALYSIS


01/12/2010

COLOMBO — For decades, Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels fought for an independent ethnic homeland. In May they were defeated, but observers say Tamil voters could now be key to who becomes the next president.

The two main candidates — incumbent Mahinda Rajapakse and former Army chief Sarath Fonseka — both claim credit for crushing the Tigers and ending the island’s bloody ethnic conflict..... MORE


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Fight to the finish MR. EXPOSE Amb. Ernesto Maceda 01/12/2010


Fight to the finish


MR. EXPOSE

Amb. Ernesto Maceda
01/12/2010

The camps of two presidential candidates have been spreading the black propaganda that President Erap will be withdrawing from the presidential race in their respective favor.
No less than one presidential candidate himself told a Metro Manila mayor that he was negotiating a reimbursement of expenses for President Erap to agree to withdraw.
Once and for all, we would like to assure all supporters of President Erap that these representations of our opponents are totally untrue and shows that they are afraid of Erap’s continued popularity.

President Erap just last Friday approved a new set of commercials.... MORE


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