Commentaries (180)

Of queridas and governance

Thursday, 20 April 2017 07:36 Written by
Last of 2 partsEH Diyos ko naman! Kayo naman eh. Sino ba’ng walang girlfriend?” (Oh, my God! Come on. Who does not have a girlfriend?) This was House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez speaking to reporters on March 30, 2017 (abs-cbn.com).But first…

Fight over fundamentals

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 09:14 Written by
Last Monday, the Holy Week hangover was briefly interrupted by reporters scrambling to confirm the scuttlebutt that Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. had finally thrown in the towel and resigned. Evasco denied it. But not before he had spent a…

A PLEA TO MY COUNTRYMEN

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 17:15 Written by
For the love of our country, let us always bear in mind the good of the majority and always give everyone due respect. We may differ in our outlook or opinion but we should always try to see each other’s…

Get the bureaucracy moving

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 12:06 Written by
WHENEVER a new administration comes to power, we often see reorganization as its first action. Reorganization is made the reason to weed out the vestiges of the previous administration. Clearly, the new administration would want to put its own people,…

Get the bureaucracy moving

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 11:56 Written by
WHENEVER a new administration comes to power, we often see reorganization as its first action. Reorganization is made the reason to weed out the vestiges of the previous administration. Clearly, the new administration would want to put its own people,…

Disrespecting our Catholic faith

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 12:13 Written by
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is now on a state visit to three Middle Eastern Islamic countries—the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Qatar—while majority of the Filipino people and the rest of the Catholic world…

What religion robs us of

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:32 Written by
THIS week, the only time when we think of things beyond, even as rituals of Christianity dominate our days, perhaps is a good time to critique, as modern man has to, what centuries or even just decades ago, we could…

Duterte is not Trump

Saturday, 01 April 2017 09:36 Written by
The liberal world order, inaugurated by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his dying days and ended with the sublime leadership of Barack Obama, has given way to a new era of disorder. No one is responsible, but Vladimir Putin’s gaining full…
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