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Federico D. Pascual Jr.
Federico D. Pascual Jr.
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OPINION: Who’s next in line to Duterte in case…?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
THESE are uncertain and dangerous times.
‘Kill me if I don’t end crime in 6 months’
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
IT WAS not clear if then Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was addressing God or the people when he made that “Kill me if…” statement on Jan. 17, 2016, in the heat of his campaign for the pres...
BBM given chance for honorable exit
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
THE SUPREME Court has given former senator Bongbong Marcos more space and time to work out an honorable exit, if he wants it, from what looks like a daunting election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo...
SC aiding Marcos fishing expedition
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
IT IS amazing that the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal seems to be allowing itself to be used by ex-senator Bongbong Marcos in fishing for evidence that he was cheated by Vice President...
PET dilemma: Drop VP protest or not?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
THE PRESIDENTIAL Electoral Tribunal is expected to decide today whether to dismiss the protest of ex-senator Bongbong Marcos against the 2016 election of Vice President Leni Robredo or to continue revising/nullifying...
Panelo now kinder to lowly jeepneys?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Salvador Panelo arrived in Malacañang 46 minutes late last Friday after a grueling “commute challenge” to take public transportation going to work.
Overlooked issues in VP poll dispute
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am
BEFORE the Supreme Court is tempted to sail beyond the three agreed pilot provinces to fish for evidence that Vice President Leni Robredo cheated ex-senator Bongbong Marcos in the 2016 election, it may help to refocus...
Grant Du30 traffic emergency powers
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
WITH the mass transport crisis threatening to choke the national capital, we are under pressure to grant quickly to President Duterte emergency powers for a specific period to solve Metro Manila traffic problem...
The people can act as jury in PET case
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
THE CITIZENS waiting outside the Supreme Court as a kind of “People’s Jury” need to be told quickly the facts of the vote recount in the three pilot provinces chosen by the loser protesting the...
OPINION: It’s 8-6 for Marcos in PET first round
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
BEFORE Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin retires on Oct. 18, the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal is likely to deliver to ex-Sen. Bongbong Marcos a first-round win in his election protest...
Water everywhere, and it’s just wasted
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
During storms, streets in most urban areas get flooded and normal activities are disrupted.
Winnow PR chaff from SC/PET grain
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Think about it: President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo were elected together on the same ballots scanned by the same vote-counting machines.
Be not too proud, and not fall too hard
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
There was no need to announce to the world by presidential memorandum that the Philippines will not accept grants or take loans from the 18 countries that had voted for a United Nations resolution to investigate...
Not using PET rule will set precedent
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, a day usually devoted to light reading, we buried at the bottom of our column a brief update on the poll protest of former Sen. Bongbong Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo before the Supreme...
My being ‘ninong’ of a Bilibid ex-con
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The dismaying story of the authorities ordering back 1,914 convicts who had been released from the Bilibid prisons for supposed good conduct – and seeing 2,009 return! – calls to mind my nearly harboring...
Report: Bongbong lost in PET recount
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Social media was astir yesterday with reports citing Supreme Court sources that former Sen. Bongbong Marcos lost in the very provinces he had picked to prove to the Presidential Electoral Tribunal that Vice President...
Arbitral ruling: The ace Duterte wasted
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The landmark ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 2016 that favored the Philippines over China was a legal leverage that President Duterte could have used in his negotiations with President...
VP election protest an endurance test
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
In an ideal setting, the protest of former Sen. Bongbong Marcos against the election of Vice President Leni Robredo in May 2016 could be decided within this year, but this is the Philippines where such disputes are...
Give Duterte traffic emergency powers?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
How many patients in ambulances caught in traffic must die and how many more billions of man-hours be wasted in the Metro Manila gridlock before lawmakers give President Duterte the emergency powers he wants to solve...
Unfair to prisoners who behave in jail
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Some of the 1,914 prisoners who have been released under RA 10592 (the GCTA Law) must have deserved the freedom earned through their good behavior.
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