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While they voted in 2009 against the impeachment of Ombudsman, they made a complete turnaround this time

Posted on March 24, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Institutions, Politics, The Legislature

The challenge is for the ruling party to put its ‘consolidated’ power to good use

Posted on March 22, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Institutions, Politics, The Legislature

Far from being benign, the Ligot incident could throw a spanner in the works

Posted on March 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Defense & Security, Politics, Theodore Te, Voices

The new ruling party will get the required votes. But at what cost?

Posted on March 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Commentary, Congress, Politics

After reading the decision of the honorable court, especially the concurring opinion of Senior Associate Justice Carpio, I was startled by the revelations he made.

Posted on February 25, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Institutions, Justice & Human Rights, Politics, The Legislature

Sources say the captured Allan Jazmines was blamed for ‘bungled’ electoral tactics

Posted on February 16, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Politics

MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino III is set to appoint two new commissioners at the Commission on Elections following the retirement of Gregorio Larrazabal and Nicodemo Ferrer last February 3. Malacanang has been mum about its shortlist, but the nominees to the two positions so far are the following: Legal Network for Truthful Elections co-convenor Carlos [...]

Posted on February 14, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Downloads, Elections, Politics

How will these events in the Middle East affect Philippine foreign and economic policy?

Posted on February 14, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Politics

The task is to build on existing bright spots for reform MANILA, Philippines – Bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better, at least when it comes to the country’s political parties. An early entry into the political arena does not guarantee sustainability. Thus the younger ones are in fact more sophisticated than those that have been fielding [...]

Posted on February 11, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Politics

After Oakwood, it was somehow downhill for him within the institution he served for most of his life.

Posted on February 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, People, Politics

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV surprised even himself with his victory in the 2007 polls.  He bucked all odds and broke all “How to Win” rules in politics. Read the full story here

Posted on December 20, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Politics
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