Jerry S. Tundag
Jerry S. Tundag
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Leaving the ICC
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 23, 2018 - 12:00am
As a non-lawyer, I will leave the legality issue on whether or not the Philippines should withdraw its membership from the International Criminal Court, as ordered by President Duterte, to the legal experts.
Not getting it
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The problem with those who oppose the new law allowing the PNP chief to issue subpoenas is they mistake a subpoena for an arrest warrant. It is not.
At the center of it
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 2, 2018 - 12:00am
What do the Dengvaxia mess and the Mamasapano massacre have in common?
Press freedom
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The problem with President Duterte and Rappler is that neither he nor his spokesmen know how to defend themselves over the Rappler flap and that Rappler itself thinks the world owes it every entitlement just for...
No miscalculation
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 21, 2018 - 12:00am
While the risks are certainly there, there will be no dangerous miscalculation in the South China Sea contrary to what Philippine ambassador to China Chito Sta. Romana fears in light of China's aggressive activities...
Throwing stones
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent appointment by President Duterte of Eduardo Manalo as special envoy for overseas Filipino concerns has raised the hackles of not a few Filipinos all of whom are quite predictably critics of the president,...
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Whether he can actually do it -shut down Boracay- remains to be seen, of course. But President Duterte's threat against the island paradise drives home the point that Boracay's environmental woes must have already...
Filthy-mouthed girl
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I was truly appalled at how filthy the mouths of some students can get.
Everybody's business
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am
In Bilibid, prison authorities say new personalities have taken over a drug trade that shouldn't have had any reason to exist in, of all places, the national penitentiary.
Excellence over race
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Protests, in a variety of forms, took over the Grammys. Thank God it was Bruno Mars who swept all the major awards. Now I am not a fan of Bruno Mars even if I acknowledge his great talent and numerous achieveme...
A rarity among many
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 29, 2018 - 12:00am
For the past several years, eight if I am not mistaken, the Jose R. Gullas Halad Foundation of my boss, Sir Dodong, has been providing free annual medical and non-medical services and other activities for those who,...
453rd Fiesta Señor tells us one thing
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am
I had to wait until this year's feast of the Santo Niño was over before I had to bring this up, for fear of ruffling some sacred feathers.
The thing called fate
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Somebody wrote somewhere that while he conceded that Rappler may have violated a constitutional provision that expressly limits media ownership to Filipinos, shutting it down as a penalty might also be a violation...
No tears for Rappler
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Before everybody starts defining the closure of Rappler by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an assault on press freedom, it is best for everyone to first try to know and understand the circumstances behind...
Eyes on the CA
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
As I have written last week, presidential spokesman Harry Roque may have exposed himself to charges of conflict of interest in reacting vehemently to the Court of Appeals decision freeing former Palawan governor...
Unpleasant surprise
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Except perhaps for former Palawan governor Joel Reyes himself and his family, friends and supporters...
Sleepless over no-el
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
I cannot understand why everybody is going crazy and losing sleep about no elections, term extensions and dictatorships.
"Manghilabot si tatay"
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 3, 2018 - 12:00am
As the year before an election year, 2018 cannot but itself become highly political. And while the midterm election in 2019 will largely be local but for the race for 12 expiring seats in the 24-seat Senate, much...
Rough to very rough
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 1, 2018 - 12:00am
As if the announcement was not ominous enough, the voice on the PA had to repeat it over and over: "To all passengers of Supercat 1:45 p.m. bound for Cebu.
Heartless assault
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
President Duterte need not have dignified with an explanation the criticisms made about a pre-debut photo shoot in Malacañang of his granddaughter Isabelle.
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