Ana Marie Pamintuan
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Mutual assured destruction
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - August 8, 2022 - 12:00am
A Tsinoy I know and her husband packed up their bags and relocated from Taiwan to the US at the start of this year.
Primary jurisdiction
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Is the Philippines able and willing to credibly investigate and, if warranted, prosecute the crimes imputed in Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody campaign against illegal drugs?
Team captain
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - August 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Fidel Valdez Ramos had guideposts for approving any proposal. First, it had to be legal. Second, it had to be doable, both financially and technically.
Habit-forming extension
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - August 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Lately there has been a flood of visitors to the office of Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri.
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Remember the early days of the pandemic, when Metro Manila and then the entire Luzon were placed under full lockdown as COVID cases surged from the original two, imported direct from China’s Wuhan City, to...
Promises, omissions
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 27, 2022 - 12:00am
As promised, President Marcos provided the details of his governance agenda, not only for his first year in office but also some of his targets for his entire term, in his first State of the Nation Address or S...
The sky’s the limit
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 25, 2022 - 12:00am
There is a common comment about the figure cited in news reports about the amount of money spent by national candidates in the just concluded election campaign: it’s nearly impossible to determine the accuracy...
4Ps abuse
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 22, 2022 - 12:00am
It was good to hear the secretary of social welfare and development warning that the conditional cash handouts are not to be used for gambling or getting drunk.
Oppressed motorists
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Before someone comes unhinged in these times of hardship and destroys traffic lights or street CCTVs or worse, murders traffic management personnel the national government must require all local government units...
The right size
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Will there ever be a right size for the bureaucracy?
Classroom 3
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The article’s title refers not to school room number three, but to “Classroom Tree” classes held under the tree.
A tenacious bug
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 13, 2022 - 12:00am
The other day there was mass antigen testing in our office. The reason: someone’s child got COVID and we wanted to make sure there was no bug going around.
Gun violence
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 11, 2022 - 12:00am
A remarkable aspect of the assassination of former prime minister Shinzo Abe (apart from the fact that it’s Abe, Japan’s longest serving PM) is the global shock at the deadly gun violence.
Where’s the chicken?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, International Fried Chicken Day, I went to one of my favorite chicken fast-food chains and bought a leg quarter.
Language proficiency
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 6, 2022 - 12:00am
A caregiver I know is making her one-year-old daughter watch movies on TV, cartoon segments on the internet and clips on TikTok, all in English.
Day of reckoning?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Until his final days in office, there was one appeal that Rodrigo Duterte kept airing openly to his successor: sustain the campaign against illegal drugs.
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Sixty percent of voters want Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. to succeed as president.
Rody takes a bow
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 29, 2022 - 12:00am
So are you better off today than you were six years ago?
Coming home to roost
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Have you bought chicken from the supermarket or fast-food chain lately?
BBM the agri temp
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Joseph Estrada, when he became president, concurrently held the interior and local government portfolio for a year.
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