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OPINION | FRUSTRATE DUTERTE’S DYNASTIC SUCCESSION BID IN THE 2022 ELECTIONS

OPINION | FRUSTRATE DUTERTE’S DYNASTIC SUCCESSION BID IN THE 2022 ELECTIONS By Siegfred Deduro, former Bayan Muna Representative, is a human rights defender, environmentalist, and fair-trade advocate.   PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte running for Vice President in the 2022 elections is unprecedented in the country’s history. Political observers view such move as a circumvention of the […]

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OPINION | PEOPLE OF PANAY AND GUIMARAS WILL OPPOSE ANOTHER DUTERTE IN MALACANANG

PEOPLE OF PANAY AND GUIMARAS WILL OPPOSE ANOTHER DUTERTE IN MALACANANG By Siegfred Deduro, former Bayan Muna Representative The confluence of three major factors bodes defeat in Panay and Guimaras for Sara Duterte and her vice-presidential candidate in the upcoming 2022 national elections. 1) Panay and Guimaras are not the bailiwicks of Rodrigo Duterte but, […]

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OPINION | Pandemics as Disasters: Reflections on Southeast Asia and the Philippines

Pandemics as Disasters: Reflections on Southeast Asia and the Philippines Ruchie Mark D. Pototanon “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all dead generations weighs like […]

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OPINION | BIDA-GOCC AND CASINOS IN BORACAY DETRIMENTAL TO AKLANONS, FAVORS DUTERTE CRONIES

BIDA-GOCC AND CASINOS IN BORACAY DETRIMENTAL TO AKLANONS, FAVORS DUTERTE CRONIES OPINION | SIEGFRED D. DEDURO The bills pending at the House of Representatives (HOR) and the Senate, creating the Boracay Island Development Authority (BIDA) as a GOCC (Government Owned and Controlled Corporation) – is prejudicial to the interest of Aklanons.  House Bill 9826, in […]

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AFGHANS DEFEAT US NEOCOLONIALISM, CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION AND DEMOCRACY

Amidst a multipolar global reality, the Afghan people’s struggle is complex.  On one hand, they have to continue their struggle for national liberation against persistent foreign intervention. On the other hand, they have to contend with an anachronistic theocracy for their democratic rights. AFGHANS DEFEAT US NEOCOLONIALISM, CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION AND DEMOCRACY […]

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GOLDEN RICE INDI PRAKTIKAL NGA SOLUSYON PARA TAPNAON ANG VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY SA PUNGSOD

Sityo Pesante – Nangin dako nga halambalanon sang damlag lang ang pagkomersyalisa sang golden rice sa piyak sang pagpamatok sang mga konsomidor kag mga mangunguma. Kung aton matandaan ang  gin-depelopar ang Golden Rice, isa ka genetically modified nga klase sang palay para tapna-on ang Vitamin A Deficiency sa pungsod. Ang Vitamin A Deficiency isa ka itsura […]