The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service of lawyer Jessica "Gigi" Reyes, former chief of staff of former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, and 11 others involved in the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.
The sword of Damocles finally fell and it nearly chopped off the head of Sen. Leila de Lima. Thanks to our country’s democratic space, Sen.De Lima is still standing to carry on her fight before the judicial courts.
Last Saturday, on February 25, protesters gathered to commemorate the 31st anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution (the second part of the EDSA celebrations after the low-key event the day before in Camp Aguinaldo).
We are Asia’s oldest democracy. Said to be located in the world’s most economically dynamic region, we are filled with an amazing human and natural resources. Thus, by now we should be far more stable, progressive, rich and well-governed than the rest of the countries in Asia.
Some people can highlight what’s wrong elsewhere without realizing or considering what is in our own neighborhood. A couple of tourists to China talked about how some places in Hong Kong and Shanghai were so off putting due to human and dog excrement on the road.
While the word “coach” often brings to mind a sports context, it is a role that extends far beyond the playing fields and sports arenas. It is not just a classic sports coach who coaches. All of us in business who hire and develop young talent are coaches. Anyone who mentors another is a coach...