Perry Diaz
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by Perry Diaz
perry@filipinojournal.com

Judicial Voodoo vs. Rule of Law

Judicial Voodoo vs. Rule of Law

Perry Diaz

The recent Supreme Court decision absolving Justice Mariano del Castillo of plagiarism stirred a hornet’s nest in the international legal community. And, at home, the high court’s subsequent action, which threatened to sanction 37

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Furor over terror alerts

Furor over terror alerts

Perry Diaz

During a gathering of CEOs and heads of state at the recent 8th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference in Yokohama, Japan, President Benigno Aquino III caught everybody by surprise when he took the floor

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P-Noy’s First 100 Days

P-Noy’s First 100 Days

Perry Diaz

Catapulted to the presidency on a campaign promise to eradicate corruption, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s first 100 days was off to a good start with a trivial “walang wang-wang, walang tong” (no sirens,

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Is it time for population control?

Is it time for population control?

Perry Diaz

President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III ignited a firestorm during his six-day working visit in the U.S. when he announced that he might give assistance to Filipino couples needing contraceptives to limit the number of

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Red Flag for P-Noy

Red Flag for P-Noy

Perry Diaz

Last October 16, 2010, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) published the results of the its survey on the performance of President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s “national administration.” The survey drew mixed reactions. However, a

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Beyond ‘Wang-wang’ Politics

Beyond ‘Wang-wang’ Politics


During President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s inaugural last June 30, his most memorable statement that stuck in people’s minds was: “Walang wang-wang, walang counterflow, walang tong” (No more sirens, no more counterflow, no more

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Jueteng Payola Exposed

Jueteng Payola Exposed

Perry Diaz

Last September 11, 2010 — ten weeks after he was inaugurated the 15th president with the highest number of votes since the end of the Marcos dictatorship — President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III was

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Double Whammy Hits Puno

Double Whammy Hits Puno

Perry Diaz

Little did Rico E. Puno realize that when he joined the administration of his longtime friend president Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III, he would find himself the target of the Department of Justice’s investigation concerning

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Hunted and Haunted

Hunted and Haunted

Perry Diaz

With the signing of Executive Order No.1 creating the Philippine Truth Commission of 2010, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III set in motion the hunt for corrupt officials during the past nine years and bring

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