Joseph Gonzales
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Unli lies
by Joseph Gonzales - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The election campaign period has started, and it is time to suffer the barrage of materials designed to seduce us into voting for the hopefuls.
Data hitch
by Joseph Gonzales - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
My passport is expiring this year. What a wonderful surprise then to find out that passport renewals might require that I have to reprove my citizenship and resubmit original birth certificates.
Bully for you
by Joseph Gonzales - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Forgive the non-parent for not reacting the same way as some excitable parents and armchair jurors, but the naming and shaming of a troubled child ain't exactly my thing.
Love campaign
by Joseph Gonzales - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Love wins. Well, despite all the prayers and fervent well-wishes, even despite the messaging that emphasized and even capitalized on love, supposedly the planet's most powerful emotion - it didn't.
China hack
by Joseph Gonzales - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
There have been many reactions to the selection of the third telecom player in the Philippines. After years of wrangling, bickering, and complaining, the country has finally gotten to the point of identifying the...
Healthy options
by Joseph Gonzales - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Do we need to know the details of the president's health? Perhaps, more precisely, do we have a right to know about it?
Armchair analysis
by Joseph Gonzales - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The announcement is out: the Judicial and Bar Council is again accepting nominations for the position of Supreme Court chief justice.
Hongky town
by Joseph Gonzales - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
LGBT's in Hong Kong are being shaken and stirred by their judiciary, what with conflicting decisions issued by their courts.
Just flagging this
by Joseph Gonzales - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Wait. Policemen arresting moviegoers just because they didn't stand up during the national anthem? What is happening to this country?
Indifferent road to hell
by Joseph Gonzales - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent shooting of yet another mayor (the fifth!) brings yet another layer of disquiet and unease to formerly idyllic Cebu.
Presidential expectations
by Joseph Gonzales - September 2, 2018 - 11:51pm
University of the Philippines President Danilo Concepcion has apologized for hosting the reunion party of the Kabataang Barangay.
Pivotal moment
by Joseph Gonzales - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A creeping descent into madness? Perhaps, not even creeping.
Offending secular feelings
by Joseph Gonzales - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Carlos Celdran is in hot water. No, scratch that. Soon, Carlos Celdran will have no hot water.
Wife goals
by Joseph Gonzales - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Nowadays, the term "housewife" is considered disparaging by Brits.
Brainwashing, the Chinese way
by Joseph Gonzales - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I was trying to book a flight to Hong Kong. For some reason, the options in Philippine Airlines’ website weren’t being especially helpful.
Definitely a Hero
by Joseph Gonzales - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
We knew that one day this would come.
More tears left to cry
by Joseph Gonzales - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Over lychee iced tea in an office lobby kiosk, a British lawyer based in Singapore asked: “So how’s everything in your country?”
Thunk b4 u twit
by Joseph Gonzales - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Not only grandmas are grammarians. Even JK Rowling has pointedly insulted the orange Trump for a spelling mistake. (Trump tweeted that critics “pour over” his mistakes, when he really meant “pore...
Premature emancipation
by Joseph Gonzales - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The petition to legalize same-sex marriages is before the Supreme Court and is in danger of being booted out.
Slosh life
by Joseph Gonzales - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It may not have gotten too much local press, but the recent story of Aaron Schlossberg, former member of the privileged elite in the most elitist city in the world, is a sobering, cautionary tale of life in the digital...
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