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    [OPINION] There’s nothing to ‘sacrifice’ now?

    IN April this year, or a month after the Philippines started to absorb the initial blows of COVID-19 pandemic, we wrote that proponents of the Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Island Bridges Project “should not sacrifice” the P275 billion project under the Duterte administration’s Build, Build, Build program “no matter what happens.” Opinion

    [OPINION] My media colleagues fight for ABS-CBN

    ONE of the most heart-piercing and scintillating declarations made by a media practitioner on the ABS-CBN issue was issued recently by Iloilo broadcast journalist Novie Guazo. Opinion

    [EDITORIAL] More arrogance: A post script

    The Iloilo City Council’s public hearing on the series of 13-hour power interruptions the city experienced recently failed to dissect its triggers and causes. Opinion

    [OPINION] Power blackout probe: SP’s time to shine

    FOR the first time since after the May 13, 2019 elections, the Iloilo City council or the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP), will finally hog headlines when the inquiry on the frequent power blackouts that hit Iloilo City these past months will unfurl in the SP committee on public utilities on June 30, 2020. Opinion

    [OPINION] Arum first endorses Pacquiao for president in 2008

    THE exact date when Top Rank CEO Bob Arum first endorsed Sen. Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president was on December 4, 2008, during our press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Opinion

    ‘Ghost’ Facebook accounts

    SINCE they don’t have the “profile pictures”, the so-called fake Facebook accounts that surfaced recently and sent a tidal wave of uproar among the Filipinos should be called as “ghost” accounts. Opinion

    [OPINION] New normal

    As the fads and trends outpaced the natural changes on earth and created social and cultural shifts, the COVID-19 pandemic has so shocked the world and forced a new normal way beyond from what anybody could have imagined. Opinion

    [OPINION] Keep the school gates close until 2021

    AS more evidence surfaced that children’s lives have been turned upside down by COVID-19 pandemic anywhere in the world today, we agree on the proposal of both Iloilo Governor Arthur “Toto” Defensor Jr. and Iloilo City Mayor Geronimo “Jerry” Treñas to postpone the school opening until 2021. Opinion

    [OPINION] Stop crying! ABS-CBN isn’t dead

    I COME neither to bury Caesar nor to praise him. Opinion

    [OPINION] Predators have exploited regulation blind spots, but they are scot-free

    The Dept. of Trade and Industry have declared a nationwide freeze on prices of basic commodities last March, slightly ahead of the declaration of a nationwide Enhanced Community Quarantine because of the novel coronavirus. Opinion