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'Like it is' column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer 2017



  • January 26, 2017
    One wins, one loses

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  • January 19, 2017
    Martial Law?

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  • January 12, 2017
    Do it all together

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  • January 5, 2017
    It’s the Brain

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  • February 23, 2017
    We can learn

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  • February 16, 2017
    The Philippines in an IT world

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  • February 9, 2017
    Who will trump Trump? (Conclusion)

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  • February 2, 2017
    Who will trump Trump? (Part 1)

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                  'Like it is' column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer 2016



                  • January 28, 2016
                    Aquino can do it  Part 2 of 2

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                  • January 21, 2016
                    Aquino Can Do It  PART 1 OF 2 

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                  • January 14, 2016
                    In Support of Others

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                  • January 7, 2016
                    Let’s tell them now

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                  • February 25, 2016
                    A Good Beginning

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                  • February 18, 2016
                    Damn the Torpedoes

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                  • February 11, 2016
                    It’s All about Jobs

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                  • February 4, 2016
                    It’s Time (Full version)

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                  • March 31, 2016
                    Tying them down

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                  • March 24, 2016
                    The great debacle   (Full version) 

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                  • March 17, 2016
                    More than Reading and Writing  (Full version) 

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                  • March 10, 2016
                    Health for everyone  

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                  • March 3, 2016
                    What choice will we have

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                  • April 28, 2016
                    The People’s Choice

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                  • April 21, 2016
                    A Different Voice

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                  • April 14, 2016
                    A night of jousting

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                  • April 7, 2016
                    Cut the Tape  

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                  • May 26, 2016
                    Transition

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                  • May 19, 2016
                    A clean Philippines 

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                  • May 12, 2016
                    A new era with President Duterte

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                  • May 5, 2016
                    What sort of President?

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                  • June 30, 2016
                    340 heads are better than one 

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                  • June 23, 2016
                    Meetings just work 

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                  • June 16, 2016
                    In Praise of… 

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                  • June 9, 2016
                    Duterte for Business

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                  • June 2, 2016
                    Think sensibly, amend the labor code 

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                  • July 28, 2016
                    Duterte’s SONA: Finally Beyond Promises

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                  • July 21, 2016
                    Intelligent trackways (Full version)

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                  • July 14, 2016
                    Makes you want to cry

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                  • July 7, 2016
                    A sensible annulment 

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                  • August 25, 2016
                    Let’s treat women fairly

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                  • August 18, 2016
                    Who’s the Asian tiger?

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                  • August 11, 2016
                    Ban bans

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                  • August 4, 2016
                    Can We Afford Cleanliness?

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                  • September 29, 2016
                    October 22

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                  • September 22, 2016
                    They can be done

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                  • September 15, 2016
                    Action not words

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                  • September 8, 2016
                    It’s a crisis (Full version)

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                  • September 1, 2016
                    Tax changes are coming (Full version)

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                  • October 27, 2016
                    Meeting a promise (Full version)

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                  • October 20, 2016
                    Get business on board

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                  • October 12, 2016
                    Taxes up in smoke

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                  • November 24, 2016
                    Will they be done

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                  • November 17, 2016
                    Pragmatism wins (FULL VERSION)

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                  • November 10, 2016
                    Lessons to learn (Conclusion)

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                  • November 3, 2016
                    Lessons to learn

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                  • December 29, 2016
                    Time for reflection

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                  • December 22, 2016
                    It was about business

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                  • December 15, 2016
                    What does it take?

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                  • December 8, 2016
                    A clever strategy?

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                  • December 1, 2016
                    It’s not an SC decision

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                  'Like it is' column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer 2015







                  • April 30, 2015
                    Tolerance

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                  • April 23, 2015
                    Aquino can recover from his dropped ratings

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                  • April 16, 2015
                    A tax revolution

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                  • April 9, 2015
                    A lifetime of unhappiness

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                  • April 2, 2015
                    Primum nil nocere

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                  • June 25, 2015
                    Can We Expect Action? (First of 2 parts)

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                  • June 18, 2015
                    President Aquino Is Not Alone

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                  • June 11, 2015
                    On Quality of Life, Dying Gracefully

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                  • June 3, 2015
                    China – A Bully on the Block

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                  • July 30, 2015
                    Infrastructure Brings Communities Together

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                  • July 23, 2015
                    Corporate Responsibility

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                  • July 16, 2015
                    Into the lion’s den

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                  • July 9, 2015
                    Get angry

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                  • July 2, 2015
                    Can We Expect Action? (Conclusion)

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                  • August 26, 2015
                    The Sweetest Things in Life Are…

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                  • August 20, 2015
                    Let’s Develop the South

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                  • August 13, 2015
                    Manila’s not the only place (Full version)

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                  • August 6, 2015
                    An Appeal to the President

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                  • September 24, 2015
                    Take Time to Ponder

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                  • September 17, 2015
                    Lost in transition

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                  • September 10, 2015
                    China must respect others

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                  • September 3, 2015
                    The things I love about the Philippines

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                  • October 29, 2015
                    It can be win‐win

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                  • October 22, 2015
                    How to pay for lower taxes

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                  • October 15, 2015
                    Decide for the national good

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                  • October 8, 2015
                    Proud to be Filipino

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                  • October 1, 2015
                    We need to know why

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                  • November 26, 2015
                    Doing Business is a Hazard

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                  • November 19, 2015
                    Government monopolies don’t work

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                  • November 12, 2015
                    Give the Consumer a Break

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                  • November 5, 2015
                    Congress has almost done it

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                  • December 31, 2015
                    Political Madness

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                  • December 24, 2015
                    A Year Gone By 

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                  • December 17, 2015
                    Credit where credit is due

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                  • December 10, 2015
                    Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

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                  • December 3, 2015
                    Some Final Good Acts

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