THE DURIAN BEAT: Duterte and the race to peace in Mindanao

BY ROGER M. BALANZA President Rodrigo Duterte is racing against time to meet a deadline for the approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Congress itself is working overtime in putting the finishing touches and the eventual approval of the … Continue reading THE DURIAN BEAT: Duterte and the race to peace in Mindanao

Why I will vote for Binay to be next President of the Philippines

BY JOSE G. ARAULLO I am looking for someone who has traditionally exhibited determination and perseverance. These qualities are important in a leader. Of the four presidential candidates–Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Senator Grace Poe, Secretary Mar Roxas, and Mayor Rodrigo Duterte–nobody … Continue reading Why I will vote for Binay to be next President of the Philippines

ABAYA: ROXAS COOKED UP ANOMALOUS MRT-3 DEAL WHILE DOTC SECRETARY

‘TUWID NA DAAN’ GETS A BEATING Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas was Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), when the allegedly anomalous Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) maintenance contract was cooked up. This bombshell came no less … Continue reading ABAYA: ROXAS COOKED UP ANOMALOUS MRT-3 DEAL WHILE DOTC SECRETARY