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14-Aug-2017 21:05

In fact, to everyone’s consternation, no copies of the EDCA were released even after it was signed by Philippine Defense Secretary Gazmin and United States Ambassador Goldberg hours before the arrival of US President Obama for his swing-by visit to Manila.For surely, had the drafts and the final text of the EDCA been made public earlier, these would have raised the nationalist hackles of Filipinos, activist and non-activist alike, slowed down if not totally aborted the talks, and soured even further what the Aquino administration was trying mightily to project as a feel-good, arms-clasped coming together of two long-time friends and allies.How else to describe a people who are easily swayed by catchy one-liners and slogans and phrases?How else to describe a people who are better at reacting than responding; there is a difference between the two (hint: one of them involves thinking) Filipinos lack a sense of self-responsibility Filipinos always need a hero who will deliver them from their self-made wretchedness.If you drive a car, if you use signal lights to turn or change lanes, a lot of drivers will not let you pass through.Filipinos are overly emotional How else to describe a people who elect their leaders based on a perceived sense of “honesty” and because their relatives died?

In addition, Filipinos have been so used to thinking that someone else will clean up after their own messes, they just leave their trash, literally.The program frequently criticizes other denominations for their doctrines, practices and what it says are false teachings, including the Catholic Church, some Christian denominations, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and especially the Iglesia ni Cristo, (Church of Christ founded by Felix Manalo), a Philippine-based religion.Gawad Amerika Awards in November 2006 awarded "Most Informative Religious Program of the Year" to Ang Dating Daan for its North American broadcast. Praise.", the ADD Chorale serenaded special guests mainly persons with disabilities (PWDs) with the best songs of praises and thanksgiving to the Almighty God for all the success of ADD.) program, only that the content is translated in Chinese Mandarin. Eli Soriano engages viewers with an authoritative and scholarly study of topics that range from politics, society, health, science and religion. Eli makes sure his response to the question is comprehensive and undeniable, making use of verses, contexts and historical relevance of the main characters, situations and commandments of God in the Bible. Eli, who is currently abroad for a worldwide evangelization effort, is continuously holding Bible Expositions for his non-Filipino audience.

The International Evangelist also currently maintains an Internet webcast through, a blog and Twitter account. Eli Soriano holds a regular Bible Exposition for his Filipino constituents every Tuesday at to p.m. sulat ni Carol Pagaduan-Araullo ng businessworld Now we know why the “negotiations” for what would emerge as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) were conducted under a cloak of secrecy.