Ana Marie Pamintuan
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by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The maritime incident near Recto Bank will soon be resolved – with the Philippines apologizing to China for causing trouble.
This time, justice?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Since the new anti-hazing law or Republic Act 11053 was signed in mid-2018, there hasn’t been a single death due to fraternity hazing recorded in the country.
Turbulent seas
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
For sure President Duterte is aware of the comments: he’s ready to declare war over garbage sales contracted by private parties, but his silence is deafening when Chinese believed to be maritime militias hit...
Dumping Smartmatic
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Consider this happening in the 2022 general elections: you shade the circles beside the names on the ballot.
Lightning red alert
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Leaving Manila for Scotland on the night of May 30, my plane sat on the NAIA 3 runway for over an hour, waiting for clearance to take off.
Green tourism
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 10, 2019 - 12:00am
My body can tell when the air quality is good.
The independent republics
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
A pro-administration super majority in the Senate? It hasn’t happened before, no matter how popular the president, and I doubt if it will happen now.
Relaunching legacies
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
he most attended session at the 71st annual World News Media Congress and 26th World Editors Forum in this Scottish city was a half-hour onstage chat last Sunday with Mark Thompson, the British president and CEO...
River rehab
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 3, 2019 - 12:00am
From my hotel room in this Scottish city, I have a splendid view of the Clyde Arc Bridge spanning the River Clyde.
Iron fist
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
With the help of the house helper who survived the carnage last Sunday, the killer of an octogenarian couple in Quezon City was arrested with impressive speed by police in Caloocan on Tuesday.
Fake vinegar
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
A guy who provides hair rebonding service as a sideline uses vinegar on his hair as a conditioner. He is often teased that he should add soy sauce, garlic, pepper and bay leaf for an adobo touch, but he has the last...
Because they can
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Look at your official receipts in this country for anything: utilities, fuel, medicine, food.
No ningas cogon
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
There’s a positive development in the just concluded elections that people are hoping would be pursued to its legal conclusion and would not be ningas cogon or a mere flash in the pan.
Eddie and Patty
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Incoming Manila mayor Francisco Domagoso, a.k.a. Isko Moreno, has a warning to “Eddie and Patty”: stop the collection of grease money.
Trust the machine?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 20, 2019 - 12:00am
In 2010 when the country finally went ahead with automated general elections, I attended a briefing conducted for the media by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smartmatic-TIM, provider of the precinct count...
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Monday morning quarterbacking is always easy. But even the opposition Otso Diretso must be conducting its own post-mortem on its debacle at the polls.
The positives
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
It took me all of 11 minutes to vote last Monday, from the time I looked for the classroom where my precinct was assigned, to the moment indelible ink was daubed on my forefinger.
Voice of the people
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Candidates complied with the ban on rallies yesterday.
Spoiling the fun
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Fiji is clean, green and lovely, and the people are as friendly as Filipinos. But a foreign visitor’s enjoyable memories of a country can be ruined by unpleasant experiences, especially at the airport departure...
The Garden of Eden
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
He calls it magic, the Garden of Eden, the University of Life.
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