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Why Nancy Binay’s campaign is really no different to Noynoy Aquino’s 2010 presidential campaign

Well, ok, so lots of people are up in arms about the candidacy of Nancy Binay who, as the consensus amongst the chattering classes goes, has been deemed lacking in the needed chops to fill a Philippine senator’s seat. I … Continue reading

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Change in system of governance equals prosperity? Hmmm…

My esteemed colleague Orion makes use of two cornerstone arguments to support his position that a change in form of government will necessarily translate to an improved probability that the Philippines will prosper as a society over a given period: … Continue reading

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The Second Aquino Government: An opportunity for the Filipino to step up and LEAD

First of all I’d like to express how proud I am of the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC). It overcame the hexes cast upon it by shamans in the Philippine Media and the parties they supported, and stepped up in … Continue reading

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