Desiree T. Tan

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Breaking down the budget

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WITH A FLUCTUATING global economy, the national budget is key for the country to stay afloat. The following data are what you need to know about the...

Where our taxes will go

[caption id="attachment_8536" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Photo from the Internet"][/caption] It is the biggest yet and was ratified...

Mapping a crisis

“WE CANNOT accept the explosion of the euro, which would mean the explosion of Europe,” said French president Nicolas Sarkozy, a key player in Europe’s...

Waking up to a braver world

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[caption id="attachment_7820" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Photo by James M. Magalong"][/caption] Out on the streets, various groups—the youth,...

Team Philippines at a Glance

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WITH THE 26th Jakarta-Palembang Southeast Asian Games and the London 2012 Olympic games close at hand, Philippine teams are rigorously preparing for grand...

Clash of the elements

[caption id="attachment_1947" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Illustration by Camille del Rosario"][/caption] Worldwide, no one is exempt from facing...

Pressures of a President

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[caption id="attachment_1527" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Photo from the Internet"][/caption] FILIPINOS DEMAND president Aquino to tackle a...

Weighing Our Justice

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The familiar image of a blindfolded woman clutching a set of scales reminds us that justice must be fair, balanced and unbiased. How well is the Philippine...

Behind Courtrooms

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The Department of Justice is now beneath a yellow spotlight as a brand new pair of eyes oversees it. In his first State of the Nation Address, President Noynoy...

Business statements

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While the prevailing philosophy of the Atenean entrepreneur is to create and sell an original product without sacrificing the delight of doing what you love,...