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EDITORIAL - 18 rapes a day

As if the problems spawned by the COVID health crisis weren’t enough, a family in Caloocan City is now in deep mourning after the four-year-old daughter was found murdered after being raped......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 2nd, 2020

EDITORIAL - Fake sting

It was supposed to be a drug sting that led to the arrest of five persons on charges of selling shabu to undercover agents at the home of one of the suspects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

EDITORIAL - No quarter vs corruption

It’s good to hear President Duterte declaring he will give no quarter when it comes to public officials involved in corruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2020

Editorial Cartoon (October 21, 2020)

Editorial Cartoon (October 21, 2020).....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

Editorial Cartoon (October 22, 2020)

Editorial Cartoon (October 22, 2020).....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

EDITORIAL - Killed in custody

There are long-standing procedures for apprehending crime suspects and taking them into police custody......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

EDITORIAL - The ultimate betrayal

For many years now, the United Nations, the World Bank and other organizations have focused on corruption as one of the biggest hindrances to development and a major contributor to poverty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Stress in the time of COVID

There is another aspect of the COVID pandemic that has yet to be properly addressed: its impact on mental health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Another law vs red tape

The country already has two laws meant to cut red tape. One, Republic Act 9485 or the Anti-Red Tape Act, was passed back in 2007......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Hand hygiene

As recommended by epidemiology experts, there are three basic health protocols for preventing coronavirus infection......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Mothers in jail

Politicians detained for plunder have been granted furloughs for a toothache......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Avoiding a second wave

Last month when the government reduced distancing rules on mass transportation from one meter to 0.75 for three days, researchers tracking coronavirus transmission nationwide saw a subsequent spike in COVID cases over five days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Now get down to work

There was no violence as Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco and his supporters entered the Batasang Pambansa building yesterday morning for a plenary meeting to reaffirm his election as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Suicide warfare

In the arsenal of the terrorist, one of the most lethal weapons is the suicide bomber......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Bilibid riot

Maybe we’ve been watching too many movies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Plantitos, plantitas

The coronavirus lockdowns have an upside: they have given people time to stop and smell the roses literally......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Pass the budget

Wrangling over public funds, it seems, has always brought out the worst in lawmakers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Community service

This should have been done a long time ago. A law was finally passed in August last year, but it took another year before the guidelines were completed and released. Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued the guidelines for the implementation of Republic Act 13362, which allows courts to impose community service as penalty in lieu of imprisonment for minor offenses......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Editorial Cartoon (October 8, 2020)

Editorial Cartoon (October 8, 2020).....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

EDITORIAL - Airborne transmission

With analysts seeing a deeper economic contraction for the country this year, President Duterte is expected to discuss with his Cabinet next week the reopening of the economy even as the COVID pandemic rages with no vaccine or cure available......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2020

EDITORIAL - No negligence

Five years after 74 people, nearly all of them workers, died in a fire that razed a footwear factory in Valenzuela, relatives of the fatalities have learned that they will no longer see anyone go to prison for the tragedy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020