Domini M. Torrevillas
Domini M. Torrevillas
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Speed up my WiFi
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
As I write this column, I have this scary thought at the back of my mind if my email will work, and this precious piece of thought will reach my editor – pronto! Why? Perhaps, my WiFi won’t work again....
Be afraid of climate change
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The frequent massive earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, hurricanes and typhoons that have been happening in many parts of the world should warn us of an impending uninhabitable planet for the coming generations if governments...
Hallowed tables
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
They are not just pieces of furniture, but what is placed on them is food always considered divine no matter how ordinary or elaborate the dish.
The Balingoan boy who made good
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
"All the tribulations I’ve gone through, and all the good things that happened to me happened for a reason.”
Prelude to Bangkaw sa Mindanao
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Upsilonians are well-knit fraternity brods, you enjoy seeing them having what seems to be high points in their lives, at reunions and birthday bashes, and just having fun and games.
Testing the limits of freedom
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The burning issues that have occupied our minds for the last three to four weeks revolve around the subject of “coups” and “rebellion,” on one hand, and “court trials” and “amnesty,”...
Zuelligs give back
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Beset and challenged both, three provincial governors hurdled difficulties in demonstrating genuine concern for the health and well-being of their constituents.
My other sisters
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I have three living sisters by blood, and three others by virtue of their being hitched to my brothers.
Red Cross crosses disasters
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
A team of Philippine Red Cross emergency responders heading to Cagayan at the height of typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) was flagged down in Gonzaga by a bystander who informed them of an electric post that collapsed and...
Song of Solomon
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A monumental musical will be premiered, not in Broadway, but in Dumaguete City in November. “Song of Solomon” is sponsored by the innovative Dumaguete Theatre Company.
Fix it
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
It was interesting listening to President Duterte’s and Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo’s back-and-forth aired on television channels – last Tuesday and almost in the same breath, to...
Duterte not lone media-hater
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte is not the only president who hates media – not the government media, but privately owned media, of course.
Starry day for STAR Group
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility has recognized, the online arm of the STAR Group of Publications, for its reportage on issues during President Rodrigo Duterte’s second year in...
Rags to riches
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The world watched with awe and admiration the televised funeral service for the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain III at the Washington National Cathedral.
Good guys at Silliman
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
You meet a lot of good guys, and of course, women (I don’t like the word gals) at the Silliman Founders Day reunions. They’re the ones who make Silliman proud – wherever they are, whatever their...
Federalism: Good or bad?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
To understand what federalism is all about, and decide to vote or not for it as our system of government, I advise readers to get hold of a copy of “Q&A Primer on Federalism” written by Rene V. Sarmiento,...
Silliman’s first female president
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Silliman University installed its first woman president, Dr. Betty Cernol-McCann, in a solemn turnover ceremony on June 1 at the Silliman University Church. She will be invested on Aug. 25, during the 117th founding...
Puritans started federalism
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Is federalism good or bad? That is the $64 question in currency.
The circus continues
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate hearings on electoral reforms that have been going on are not quite done.
For healthier communities
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
During a Bulong Pulungan forum, Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc. (AC Health) expressed its commitment to bring affordable and accessible health care facilities to serve more families and help develop healthier communities...
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