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The last three years of President Rodrigo R. Duterte won’t be a walk in the park. He will have to stay the course and would need seasoned hands to help him get the ship across and ready for the next able hands.

The last three years of President Rodrigo R. Duterte won’t be a walk in the park. He will have to stay the course and would need seasoned hands to help him get the ship across and ready for the next able hands. 

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The nutritional status of the Filipino children is buried in dusty academic journal articles that policymakers may not be aware of. It's about time to bring out the issues on nutrition into the policy table.

The nutritional status of the Filipino children is buried in dusty academic journal articles that policymakers may not be aware of. It's about time to bring out the issues on nutrition into the policy table. 

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Is People’s Initiative even legal? YES! Sec. 21, Article XVII of the 1987 Constitution guarantees the right of the people to amend it. And although said provision is not self-executory, Congress passed an enabling law, RA 67352 in 1989. Otherwise, if up to now there is still no enabling law after 31 years, then Congress has continuously been terribly remiss in complying with this Constitutional mandate to provide for the implementation of the right of the people to initiate amendments to the so-called “People Power Charter” wherein the sovereign will of the people is supreme as enshrined it the Preamble itself! Even in the hierarchy of the three ways provided under ‘Amendments or Revisions’, people’s initiative is the supreme mode than through a constituent assembly or constitutional convention.

Is People’s Initiative even legal?  YES!  Sec. 21, Article XVII of the 1987 Constitution guarantees the right of the people to amend it.  And although said provision is not self-executory, Congress passed an enabling law, RA 67352 in 1989.  Otherwise, if up to now there is still no enabling law after 31 years, then Congress has continuously been terribly remiss in complying with this Constitutional mandate to provide for the implementation of the right of the people to initiate amendments to the so-called “People Power Charter” wherein the sovereign will of the people is supreme as enshrined it the Preamble itself!  Even in the hierarchy of the three ways provided under ‘Amendments or Revisions’, people’s initiative is the supreme mode than through a constituent assembly or constitutional convention.

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So how do I deal with racists friends like this former classmate?

So how do I deal with racists friends like this former classmate?

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A few days left before the adjournment of the 17th Congress, the battle at the top begins as it could be the sign of possible alignments come the Presidential Elections in 2022. The battle at the top is also a symbolism of the weak political party system in the Philippines.

A few days left before the adjournment of the 17th Congress, the battle at the top begins as it could be the sign of possible alignments come the Presidential Elections in 2022. The battle at the top is also a symbolism of the weak political party system in the Philippines. 

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The 6th State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III addressed his administration's latest accomplishments on the matters of employment, education and economy. Now, let's recount his revealing speech.

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It has been only just a few months when I was still referring to myself as a “future media practitioner” and writing post-SONA essays was a chore.

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More than a month ago, I chanced upon on television the first presidential debate of the Democrat Party for the 2016 US Elections. Aside from the candidates’ conscious effort to attack their opponents merely on positions in various issues and platforms

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The PCS is inviting communication professionals to register as new members!

The PCS is inviting communication professionals to register as new members!

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The agricultural community’s ability to lobby for measures in favor of this sector is now at one of its highest level ensuring the field’s continued development.

The agricultural community’s ability to lobby for measures in favor of this sector is now at one of its highest level ensuring the field’s continued development.

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Therefore, this idea should be considered as a part of the government’s poverty alleviation program.

Therefore, this idea should be considered as a part of the government’s poverty alleviation program.

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