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FM burial; EJK; Mario Vargas Llosa

FM burial; EJK; Mario Vargas Llosa

By Dr. Florangel Rosario Braid A poem on November by Thomas Hood associates the month with negativity. No warmth, no cheerfulness, a “No-no” period, he…

MB FILE—The facade of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). (JOHN JEROME GANZON)

Making the governance mechanism work

By Jesus P. Estanislao Once the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) strategy map was adopted, with its 21 strategic priorities or objectives laid out as…

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King’s feast in Belgium

Belgium’s King’s Feast or King’s Day decreed by King Leopold II in 1866, was celebrated yesterday. The feast was first celebrated in honor of King…


In this Nov. 9, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally in New York. Trump elicited wild cheers on the campaign trail by pledging to “drain the swamp” in Washington but the president-elect’s transition team is populated largely with creatures of the capital, including former federal bureaucrats, think-tank academics, corporate lawyers and special interests lobbyists. An internal organizational chart for the Trump transition team lists more than 30 names, some well-known within the GOP establishment. They are tasked with helping to select and vet Trump’s cabinet, as well as map out the key policy initiatives the new administration will pursue.(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Manila Bulletin

Why US veterans voted for Donald Trump

By Beth Day Romulo Donald Trump never served in the military and managed to evade the draft. Yet America’s military veterans lined up to support…

MB FILE—A file photo shows houses which were wrecked after a storm surge caused by super-typhoon Yolanda ravaged Tacloban City three years ago. Thousands of people died due to the onslaught of the super-typhoon. (Manila Bulletin)

The almost forgotten Yolanda houses

By John Tria As mainstream media feasted on comments on the vice president’s legs during the anniversary of typhoon Yolanda, public attention on these only…

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Atty. Ignacio Bunye

Atty. Ignacio Bunye

Ambassador Jose Zaide

Ambassador Jose Zaide

Melito Salazar

Melito Salazar

Floro Mercene

Floro Mercene

Elinando Cinco

Elinando Cinco

Leandro Coronel

Leandro Coronel

Fred Lobo

Fred Lobo

Joey Lina

Joey Lina

Gemma Cruz Araneta

Gemma Cruz Araneta

Jullie Yap Daza

Jullie Yap Daza

Beth Day Romulo

Beth Day Romulo

Former Press Secretary Hector R.R. Villanueva

Former Press Secretary Hector R.R. Villanueva

Dr. Jesus Estanislao

Dr. Jesus Estanislao

Tonyo Cruz

Tonyo Cruz

John

John

Tria

Tria

Dr. Rosario Braid

Dr. Rosario Braid

Dr. Gary Sy

Dr. Gary Sy

Senator Manny Villar

Senator Manny Villar

Atty. Francis Tolentino

Atty. Francis Tolentino

Senator Bam Aquino

Senator Bam Aquino

Grace Pulido-Tan

Grace Pulido-Tan

Erik Espina

Erik Espina

Dr. Bernardo Villegas

Dr. Bernardo Villegas

Alex Eduque

Alex Eduque

Atty. Nelly Villafuerte

Atty. Nelly Villafuerte

Senator Edgardo Angara

Senator Edgardo Angara

Former President Fidel Ramos

Former President Fidel Ramos

Dr. Jose Pujalte Jr.

Dr. Jose Pujalte Jr.

Atty. Rene Espina

Atty. Rene Espina

Casimiro Ynares III

Casimiro Ynares III