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Let the debate begin By Ermin Garcia Jr. IT’S amusing to see and hear how some candidates needing to earn points against incumbents are predisposed to challenge the latter to a debate. Don’t get me wrong.  A debate is, indeed, one great opportunity to know more about candidates, to compare capabilities and platform between candidates. […]

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Manaoag upsets Lingayen, faces Urdaneta in finals By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE Manaoag cagers of Mayor Kim Amador returned to the championship round for the third consecutive time by beating Lingayen twice-in-row in the best-of-three semifinal series of the 3rd Governor’s Cup Inter-Town/City Basketball Tournament. I was at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic […]

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Personality-based elections By Ermin Garcia Jr. IN case you haven’t noticed our political culture has fully shifted from party system to personality politics. In the national level, there is only one political party slate for the senate, the PDP Laban. The Hugpong Ng Pagbabago is a political aggrupation of candidates for the senate with different […]

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