Elfren S. Cruz
Elfren S. Cruz
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We must never forget
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a historical crisis afflicting the country.
Martial Law really happened
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In history, we commemorate glorious days and eras that make us proud of our nation and its people.
A story of Mary
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
September is the feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary, one of the most famous women in history.
Perils of a currency crisis
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Most people have forgotten that this week is the 10th anniversary of the collapse of the Investment bank Lehman Brothers and the beginning of the global financial crisis.
True martial law histories
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
September always reminds me of martial law and the need to educate the new generation of Filipinos about the horrors of the Marcos martial law regime.
A CSR case study
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Market driven capitalism has caused tremendous economic growth for many countries like the Philippines.
A model for Southeast Asia?
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There was a time when development finance came primarily in the form of government aid, remittances and loans by government-funded financial institutions like the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
The embattled Pope Francis
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
When Pope Francis became Pope in 2013 he was hailed as the reformer who would infuse a new spirit in the Catholic Church.
Rock Solid and Federalism
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
I have always said that for a people to be truly civilized, they must learn the value of reading books.
Upgrade NAIA, not close it
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A week ago, the country took an unwelcome break from the intensifying federalism debate to confront a more immediate issue.
The political role model
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Each time we talk of elections, we lament the lack of political heroes – politicians who can serve as role models for our children.
Business sector speaks
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It began with NEDA head Pernia publicly warning about the possible negative economic consequences of a transition to a federal form of government.
Lorenzo M. Tañada: Filipino hero and nationalist
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
There was a time when the Philippine Senate was a pantheon of intellectual and political giants – Manuel L. Quezon, Jose P. Laurel, Claro M. Recto, Jose W. Diokno, Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino and definitely,...
Pope Francis on death penalty
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The most prominent victim of the death penalty in Philippine history was Jose Rizal who was sentenced to death and executed by a firing squad on the morning of Dec. 30, 1896 in the park that now bears his name....
In gratitude, Cory Aquino
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
To the Filipino people, she will always be remembered as the inspirational leader in the fight to restore democracy and dignity to our country after decades of dictatorship, cronyism, and human rights violations...
Remembering Cory Aquino
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday, the 9th anniversary of her death, brought back memories of an icon of democracy.
From indio to Filipino
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the greatest homage ever made was when Ninoy Aquino proclaimed to the world: “The Filipino is worth dying for.” His martyrdom proved that he was sincere.
Tragi-comic state of Philippine politics
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s difficult to describe exactly what happened in the esteemed hall of the Batasang Pambansa.
Outstanding Filipino children’s books
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Board on Books for Young People and the National Book Development Board recently awarded the National Children’s Book Awards to nine books published in 2016 and 2017. Here are two of them...
A Pandora’s Box?
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Even for certain persons who favor federalism, there are three questions being debated.
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