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The President’s choices

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective After declaring, during his campaign, that he would approve the P2,000 Social Security System pension hike if elected, President Duterte has obviously reneged on his promise. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno’s statement that people should differentiate between Rodrigo Duterte the candidate and Duterte the president did not help any. It is…

Ni TONY BORINAGA ng ating binihag na bayan kung gabi, nakikita’y tanging kinang ng bituin at ganda ng asul na buwan sa umaga, pag-asa ang hatid ng pagdungaw ng araw. lagi sa kanilang utak umiinog ang romansahan, ang walang katapusang tamis at pait ng kalibugan: (aking kamay sa mga pakpak ng kanyang dibdib. bakit nagwakas…

2017: Overcoming challenges towards forging genuine national development

When Rodrigo Duterte became president in mid-2016, many were confident that he would bring about genuine change in the country. Included in these hopefuls are the science and technology community, positive that his administration would cease the passive path on tackling scientific development treaded on by previous presidents, and instead undergo a track that will…