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Is Pacquiao aiming for opposition or PDP-Laban nomination?

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By Atty. Farah G. Decano   THE Chief Executive’s unsatisfactory management of the West Philippine Sea dispute –   this was the maiden shot fired against President Rodrigo Duterte by his supposed loyal ally, Senator Manny Pacquiao. Interestingly, this is also the “banner” issue of the largest opposition group, 1Sambayan which…

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Is Pacquiao aiming for opposition or PDP-Laban nomination?

Toxic gender traits

By | Andromeda's Vortex

By Atty. Farah G. Decano             HEARD of toxic masculinity? In celebration of the Pride Month, I will be discussing this abhorrent gender trait in the context of LGBT+ issues. Nope. This is not a campaign for acceptance and tolerance. There are probably millions of articles written about this topic…

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Toxic gender traits

June Pride

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By Atty. Farah G. Decano   BEFORE there was Cebu City’s 2012 ordinance that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, there was Dagupan City’s Gender Equality ordinance which was approved on June 28, 2010 by then Mayor Alipio Fernandez Jr. I wrote that piece of…

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June Pride

A time to praise

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By Farah G. Decano               THERE are so many negativities surrounding us about the management of the pandemic in the country. Perhaps, a little praise is due when it is due. My mother, brother and I had ourselves jabbed yesterday with AstraZeneca at the Dagupan City Astrodome.  I commend…

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A time to praise

The impossible WPS debate

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By Atty. Farah G. Decano   FORMER Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio recently accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s challenge to debate on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue. I was wondering if the former really wanted to be tortured by possible fallacious arguments including ad hominem hurled at him. *          *         …

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The impossible WPS debate