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The Philippines' 10 richest people get richer

From Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines >> This year is turning out to be a banner year for the country’s top ten richest people as their net worth increased with the strength of the stock market according to Forbes.com.

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Reactions to SONA round-up

A compilation of stories from various newspapers on post-SONA reactions.

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'Like' & 'Dislike' for SONA

From The Philippine Star >> Two articles in the PhilStar highlight the cheers and jeers for yesterday's SONA.

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5 Reasons Why I Did Not Listen to P-Noy’s SONA

The time has come again for the State of the Nation Address. Like last year, however, I choose to read and work instead of bearing another interminable and dubious speech from a guy whose credentials are just as interminable and dubious. Here’s five reasons why I did not listen to P-Noy’s SONA.

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'Palace striking deal with Zaldy, Bedol'

From The Philippine Star >> Malacañang has forged a deal with former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) governor Zaldy Ampatuan and former Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol to pin down former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for election fraud, her legal spokesman alleged yesterday.

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Politics of education reforms

Political solutions are needed to fix education problems because the organization and distribution of knowledge in a society has always been a political question. Those who want education reforms but reject politics are guilty of espousing an ignorant view of history and society.

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President Jimmy Carter Calls for End to War On Drugs

The failure of marijuana prohibition and its inherent hypocrisy are certainly becoming clearer than ever these days, and the discussion is starting to include some pretty big names. The report released by the Global Commission on Drug Policy two weeks ago is evidence of that, and the discussion is spreading to others.

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Government program boosts Philippine carbon trading project

National Greening Program supports carbon trading project in Southern Leyte, Philippines.

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For this family, producing choco tablets is a bitter-sweet success

“Save the Earth, it’s the only planet with chocolates.”

A Family in Pangasinan produces organic tablea chocolate

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Farmers want land distribution, not another referendum

From PhilStar.com

 The Supreme Court (SC)’s decision on Hacienda Luisita drew condemnation yesterday from militant groups.

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Economic managers to hold TV forum on Aquino's pre-SONA

From PhilStar.com

The economic team of President Aquino will have its own State of the Nation Address (SONA) today on live television on the administration’s success in steering the economy to growth and in attracting more investments.

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Unruly Witness: The Maguindanao Massacre Trial

One of the stories that got major newspapers buzzing was Lakmodin Saliao’s positive identification of Andal Sr. as the one who gave orders to kill the Mangudadatus and whoever was part of the convoy that fateful morning of November 23 of 2009. But this was not the surprising thing he did.

 

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Groupon to Partner with Grocery Stores

What happens when Groupon offers regular coupons from grocery stores? Use your imagination!