Eladio C. Dioko
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Change of heart
by Eladio C. Dioko - July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte hit the nail's head when he said in his inaugural address that change must start with every Filipino and in every Filipino. Change of heart is meant here.
A prayer for the nation
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 23, 2016 - 12:00am
As the Duterte administration is about to start its six-year watch, the Catholic church has enjoined its faithful to pray the "oratio imperata" calling them to value human life and distance themselves from the "culture...
Robredo should be given a role
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Vice president-elect Leni Robredo seems to be destined as a mere bystander in the Duterte government.
A culture of death?
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Five drug personalities in a barangay in Inabanga, Bohol were killed by police operatives last Sunday.
Reducing graft through federalism
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte recently disclosed that one of his priorities once he gets seated in Malacañang is to restructure the government into a federal one.
by Eladio C. Dioko - May 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Once he takes his oath of office, one of the urgent concerns for incoming President Duterte will be the implementation of DepEd's Kto12 program which starts right next month.
Fixing the country
by Eladio C. Dioko - May 21, 2016 - 12:00am
At this point in time with the euphoria over an impending Duterte presidency still roaring high, the general feeling is that at last a champion has come to "fix this country," to use a line from the Davao mayor himself...
Who will be Cebu's choice for president?
by Eladio C. Dioko - February 10, 2016 - 9:00am
Recently, three presidential candidates - Mar Roxas, Jejomar Binay, and Grace Poe - showed up in Cebu to attend various social engagements. These were campaign sorties of course, but because the campaign period had...
Thoughts on Misa de Gallo
by Eladio C. Dioko - December 15, 2015 - 9:00am
There is something beautiful in people leaving the comforts of their home at dawn to hear the Misa de Gallo.
The act of greatest charity
by Eladio C. Dioko - October 6, 2015 - 10:00am
When I was at DepEd years ago I wrote a series of statements for teachers entitled "The Act of Greatest Charity" The following are excerpts reprinted by way of (delayed) observance of the Teachers Day last Mond...
Charter change referendum?
by Eladio C. Dioko - August 28, 2015 - 10:00am
There's a call for a referendum on a constitutional convention to effect needed changes or amendments in the 1987 Constitution. The call is spearheaded by former Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynaldo Puno. His proposal:...
Of trisikads and habal-habals
by Eladio C. Dioko - August 19, 2015 - 10:00am
In the last few years there has been an upsurge of trisikads and habal-habals as means of transportation in barangay roads in Cebu City and other cities in Cebu. Banned from navigating in national roads, these localized...
PNOY's endorsement, does it matter now?
by Eladio C. Dioko - July 25, 2015 - 10:00am
BBL can derail PNoy's presidency
by Eladio C. Dioko - March 26, 2015 - 12:00am
As the Mamasapano controversy swirls around the presidency of Noynoy Aquino like a storm of wild bees the highest office of the land seems to be in a state of confusion.
Matuwid na daan after 5 years
by Eladio C. Dioko - March 19, 2015 - 12:00am
In his speech at the Philippine Military Academy few days ago President Noynoy Aquino recounted his accomplishments in the last 5 years of his term including the reforms he has instituted. These reforms he pointed...
Tossing the buck to Napeñas
by Eladio C. Dioko - March 12, 2015 - 12:00am
When the news was aired that Malacañang was organizing a prayer gathering among religious leaders, speculations were entertained by some people that perhaps President Aquino would finally issue a public apology...
No to resignation and no to BBL
by Eladio C. Dioko - March 5, 2015 - 12:00am
The call for President Noynoy Aquino to resign continues to reverberate. In fact, a new group called Kayumanggi something has just been organized with the same demand. Malacañang of course keeps on saying...
Why insist on BBL?
by Eladio C. Dioko - February 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Even after the Mamasapano tragedy involving the death of 44 SAF commandos President Noynoy Aquino still insists that the Bangsamoro Basic Law be passed by Congress.
Responding reasonably
by Eladio C. Dioko - February 5, 2015 - 12:00am
As we mourn the death of 44 SAF officers and men, and honor them as heroes there are calls for an all-out war against their killers. There are calls too to stop the peace process and junk the BBL.
Who's behind Binay's calvary?
by Eladio C. Dioko - January 29, 2015 - 12:00am
The dogged determination of the Senate subcommittee looking into the alleged anomalies committed by Vice President Jejomar Binay as former mayor of Makati City is a strong indication that something more than in-aid...
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