Letters to the Editor

| March 21, 2014 - 12:00am

It is a privilege to be in your Electrical Engineering Building, which incubated some of the greatest minds in technology — including Messrs. Hewlett and Packard, whose humble garage — now the most famous and important in the world — became the Bethlehem of IT.  Actually, I’m no stranger to Stanford even if I went to that other school on the East Coast. I’m here once a year for medical check-up at your hospital.  So Wharton got me started, but Stanford literally keeps me going.


| July 19, 2016 - 12:00am

On the evening of 15 July 2016, a faction of the Turkish Armed Forces attempted to stage a coup in various cities of Turkey, particularly in Ankara and Istanbul.

| April 9, 2016 - 12:00am

Those who conduct surveillance — either for nefarious or protective security reasons — frequently have used available technology to aid them in their efforts.

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| March 24, 2017 - 12:00am

In connection with rumors on the Bus Premium Transit (BRT) Project, I am an anti Bus Premium Transit for metropolitan Cebu.

| March 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Senate President Koko Pimentel is right in saying that “putting a stop to drug trafficking and other heinous crimes is more urgent than worrying about the country’s reputation before the international community.

By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo, mega_abundant_lv@yahoo.com | March 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Every so often during the day when things go at breakneck speed, we need a peaceful, quiet center in our minds – to get away and decompress from the extreme busyness of our schedule.

| March 7, 2017 - 12:00am

The Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity strongly condemns the violent killing of Dr. Dreyfuss Perlas, who was slain while performing his duties as a Doctor to the Barrios and as the Municipal Health Officer of Sapad, Lanao Del Norte.

| March 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Please allow me to provide our brief statement on the Doña Paz settlement which is the subject of today’s editorial of the Philippine STAR (http://www.philstar.com/opinion/2017/03/06/1678366/editorial-indemnity...-us-court) and last Saturday’s news (http://www.philstar.com/nation/2017/03/05/1677977/dona-paz-survivors-heirs-get-compensation).

| March 7, 2017 - 12:00am

This is in response to the article “Bay reclamation: A treasure trove” written by Mr. Federico D. Pascual Jr. (PhiI. STAR Opinion, Feb. 21).

| March 6, 2017 - 12:00am

This letter is in response to the Department of Tourism’s renewed attempt to institute a Star Rating Program for hotels. I gave the DOT my comments on this in 2013, but the DOT Secretary at the time refused to listen.

| March 3, 2017 - 12:00am

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) would like to make a correction on your news story entitled, “P50 M given to BI a business decision” published at the front page of the Philippine STAR on 17 Feb. 17, 2017.

| February 27, 2017 - 12:00am

My letter is all about an article entitled “Reds vow to free 6 gov’t troopers soon” posted in one of the online news. Since I am a peace advocate, I am glad that the New People’s Army is releasing six prisoners of war (POW) which is a good sign of showing interest for the resumption of peace talks with the government.

| February 25, 2017 - 12:00am

I am fascinated by your firm and unmovable stand that peace negotiations cannot possibly be held here in the Philippines because of the sad experiences you have had way back in 1987 or close to 30 years ago.