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.


| April 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Dry season is here and we will again face the looming food crisis where  people will experience the rising costs of agri products. This, in turn will create havoc and massive devastation resulting in less food production.

| 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.

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| June 19, 2017 - 12:00am

We feel it necessary to point out how the article posted in the online 09 June 2017 edition of the Philippine Star entitled “The highest paid members of the Duterte Cabinet are ...” has the net effect of making most of your readership think that Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan and Secretary of Health Paulyn Jean Ubial are the Cabinet Executives of the Duterte administration who are receiving the highest salaries. Such an impression is far from accurate.

| June 12, 2017 - 12:00am

On June 5, 2017, top US and Australian officials warned battle-hardened and angry foreign fighters may return to Southeast Asia from the Middle East and take up arms in their own countries.

| June 5, 2017 - 12:00am

President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to impose Martial Law in Mindanao as a result of the Marawi City incident should be welcome news for all Filipinos for we need a strong and brave leader to impose an “iron hand” policy against terrorist groups like the ISIS-inspired Maute, Abu Sayyaf and BIFF operating in the region.

By Annika Ben David, Ambassador for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden | May 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Protecting and promoting human rights is a cornerstone of Swedish foreign policy.

| May 27, 2017 - 12:00am

In response to the article written by Mr. Jess Diaz in the May 20, 2017 issue of the Philippine STAR, may we invite your attention to the following:

By By The Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy | May 26, 2017 - 12:00am

The Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy strongly condemns the violent attacks perpetrated by lawless elements in the Islamic city of Marawi and Lanao del Sur, made more heinous as it occurred as the Muslim faithful are preparing for the holy month of Ramadhan.

| May 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Balikatan 2017 has formally opened. The US servicemen from the unit Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 85 “Firehawks” were part of American forces that would hold annual “Balikatan (shoulder-to-shoulder)” military exercises with their Philippine counterparts.

| May 15, 2017 - 12:00am

The Philippines does not want war but peace and it will always say no to conflict. President Rodrigo Duterte gave statement that because we value our friendship with China he will not go to the disputed South China Sea and raise our flag.

By Elvie Punzalan-Estavillo | May 8, 2017 - 12:00am

History is laden with treachery, greed, deception … and so is modern times. These deeds, like darkness, must end. The light must be made to shine … and good must triumph and prevail.

| May 1, 2017 - 12:00am

In the recent Palarong Pambansa speech of President Duterte, he emphasized the revival of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in the Philippines. He told the athletes about the need or civilians to “sacrifice for country.”