THE SOLUTION
The original cover, published on February 2014.

By Miguel Raymundo

(Editor’s note: The following article is a reprint of OpinYon’s cover story which was published on February 17, 2014.)

THE scenario is ripe for the election of a President like Rodrigo Duterte. The Philippines is almost a failed state and many indicators support this perception. Laws are not obeyed, and worse, even used to fleece money from citizens.

President Benigno S. Aquino III does not respect the Constitution and openly violates the laws of the land.

Lately, this has become obvious in the public concern over the legitimacy of…

Read more: THE SOLUTION

FB Post Pick of the Week: #PCOSElectionFraud


From Glenn Chong

Sa paghahambing ng dalawang petisyong ito, makikita natin na pwede naman pala talagang sagutin ng COMELEC at Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) ang petisyong hinain ng 5 arsobispo, 3 obispo at ibang pang mga kasamahan nito 6 buwan na ang lumipas. Pero ang ginawa nila ay humingi ng humingi ng palugit hanggang umabot na sa 90 araw lahat. Kaya hanggang ngayon, hindi pa madesisyunan ng Korte Suprema ang petisyon ito laban sa COMELEC.

Pero kung gugustuhin naman ng COMELEC na sumagot agad, ginagawa naman nila ito tulad ng petisyon laban sa No Bio, No Boto at…

Read more: FB Post Pick of the Week: #PCOSElectionFraud

Coming soon: Bullet train and subways?

Could the ‘bullet train’ zoom through our thoroughfares? Could the huge Metro Manila traffic mess be a thing of the past with the subways?

Hiroaki Nakanishi, CEO and Chairman of the Japanese engineering behemoth Hitachi, the builder of the Shinkansen or the “bullet train,” has expressed interest in participating in the Philippine government’s plan to improve the transport network in Metro Manila.

Nakanishi confirmed it at the opening of the Social Innovation Forum, a two-day event that HItachi had organized. He said that Hitachi, Japanese and Philippine Officials were in talks about infrastructure and transport projects, particularly aimed at improving…

Read more: Coming soon: Bullet train and subways?

P123.7-B PPP projects up for okay by NEDA, P-Noy

Five public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects worth P123.7 billion will be discussed and approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board, chaired by President Aquino, tentatively set first half of November 2015.

The PPP projects will be undertaken by four government agencies, led by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), according to PPP Center executive director Cosette V. Canilao, during a recent forum organized by the Center for Scientific Research and Strategic Development Inc. (CSRSDI).

The five PPP projects include the:

• P74.6-B Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) project.…

Read more: P123.7-B PPP projects up for okay by NEDA, P-Noy

The Presidency Is A Serious Matter

How serious are some of the candidates running in next year’s elections?

The question has been tossed by a certain Dr. Sylvia Estrada Claudio to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago through an open letter, which circulated in the social media.

Claudio urged Sen. Santiago to release to the public her medical records to prove that she’s physically fit to take on the presidency, in the event that she wins in the May 2016 elections.

Her call is also seen as a challenge to Sen. Santiago in proving her sincerity to be the country’s next president, an opportunity that she has repeatedly been…

Read more: The Presidency Is A Serious Matter

Page 1 of 4

Like us in Facebook

Features

Latest News

5 Cabinet members briefed investors in Morgan Stanley economic briefing

  By Rose de la Cruz   Five Cabinet members of the economic cluster, except for Foreign Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano, were in New York for the... Read More...
August YoY spending rises 13.9 percent versus January to August 9.8 percent

  National government disbursements showed an uptick for August 2017 of 13.9 percent, year on year, while spending on January to August hit 9.8... Read More...
IMAGE Koko: Tapusin na ang pamamayagpag ng killer tandems!

SUPORTADO ng ibat-ibang sektor at maging mga anticrime advocates ang desisyon ni Pangulong Digong Duterte na ibigay sa Philippine Drug Enforcement... Read More...
IMAGE Lies Fill An Empty Hall

A circus of lies. That was how Presidential Counsel Atty. Savlador S. Panelo described Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s series of accusations on... Read More...
R18: Bad Best Friend and Others

Bad Best Friend  A GUY walks into a bar and orders a triple Scotch. The bartender pours him the drink and the guy downs it in one gulp. “Wow,”... Read More...
R18: Wrong Partner and Others

Wrong Partner A VISITING professor at Florida State University is giving a seminar on the supernatural. To get a feel for his audience, he asks: "How... Read More...
IMAGE COMMUNICATING ONLY THE BEST

They were like kids, these bloggers, fighting over a piece of candy bar. After gaining so much air and print space and public attention, one of them... Read More...
IMAGE IS FAKE NEWS A NEW GENRE?

Editorial cartoon by Ed Rompal Where is it coming from? All we know is that fake news is having its time in our space. Last week, Senator Grace... Read More...

Our Guests

Today287
Yesterday709
This week3256
This month12957
Total765948

Visitor Info

  • Your IP: 54.225.47.94

Who Is Online

13
Online

Thursday, 19 October 2017
© 2016 OpinYon News Magazine Online. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.