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Maria is not the face of journalism
by Jerry Tundag - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Just because Maria Ressa is a journalist critical of President Rodrigo Duterte does not make her arrest on charges of cyber libel an indication that media repression has descended on the Philippines.
Cashing in on hopelessness
by Jerry Tundag - February 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Within the month, traffic enforcers in Cebu City will start confiscating the licenses of motorists caught violating traffic rules in the city.
Himig Natin
by Jerry Tundag - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
It did not come to me as a shock, this news about the death due to a stroke of Joey "Pepe" Smith of the iconic Philippine rock band Juan de la Cruz.
Imee, Nancy, Harry, and Bato
by Jerry Tundag - January 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Saturday afternoon, January 26, was surprisingly traffic-easy in a Cebu City that seems to try very hard to play catch-up with Metro Manila's infamous gridlocks.
Image over discipline
by Jerry Tundag - January 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There is currently so much brouhaha about bringing down the criminal liability of children. A little off to the background, there are moves, although a bit half-hearted, to bring back the ROTC program. In case the...
Bato Balani balloons
by Jerry Tundag - January 23, 2019 - 12:00am
There is probably no part of any novena or Mass celebrated in honor of the Sto. Niño that is more moving and emotionally charged than during the singing of the “Bato Balani sa Gugma.” As devotees...
Where's the humility?
by Jerry Tundag - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Has President Duterte gone overboard in his verbal attacks against Philippine Catholic bishops and priests? Not only has he done so, he has actually gone over the cliff in his tirades.
Trip cutting
by Jerry Tundag - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A reader emailed in a rather lengthy complaint against the practice of trip-cutting by jeepney drivers and the inability of government land transportation authorities and regulators to actually lift a finger to follow...
Going to the dogs
by Jerry Tundag - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The murder of congressman Rodel Batocabe of the Ako Bicol party-list group allegedly on orders of a political rival he is expected to challenge for the mayorship of a town in Bicol is as high profile an act of political...
Bounty
by Jerry Tundag - December 31, 2018 - 12:00am
It did not take long for Philippine congressmen to raise P30 million in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the killers of Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe.
Friendships
by Jerry Tundag - December 24, 2018 - 12:00am
In the course of one's life, one gets to make a number of friends.
Bullying
by Jerry Tundag - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivered a very powerful homily during the first day of the nine-day dawn Masses leading up to Christmas.
Swan song
by Jerry Tundag - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Cebu Daily News started yesterday what it said will be a 13-part series that will seek to document its 20-year existence as a newspaper. CDN did not actually mention the word "closing" because perhaps it is not....
Preposterous
by Jerry Tundag - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
A state of preposterousness appears to have descended on the Philippines in recent weeks and the prospects of it letting up in the near term do not seem to be very encouraging.
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by Jerry Tundag - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The tributes that flowed and continue to flow at the passing of former US president George H. W. Bush are mostly heart-warming.
Carpio doesn’t get it
by Jerry Tundag - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
It is unfortunate that despite his intelligence, acting chief justice Antonio Carpio is not using his brains to see what the South China Sea issue really means, for all practical purposes, to the Philippines and...
Suspect views
by Jerry Tundag - November 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me begin by greeting my wife of 33 years, Arlene, a very happy birthday today.
Weather-related orders
by Jerry Tundag - November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
For far too many instances already, there had been a lack of unity and cohesion in ordering class or work suspensions in response to weather-related situations and circumstances.
South China Sea
by Jerry Tundag - November 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A recent statement by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has sparked a firestorm both internationally and domestically.
K to 12
by Jerry Tundag - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled as constitutional the K to 12 program, which increased the basic education curriculum from 10 years to 12 plus kindergarten.
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