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Rushing back, but slowly
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
I live in an area surrounded by elementary and high school buildings, and I see parents peeping at the gates and asking security guards when schools will open.
Wellness and rich
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Were students of the golden days better-behaved than this generation?
Wellness and rich
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Were students of the golden days better-behaved than this generation?
Back in harness
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
“The government’s loss is the private sector’s gain.” That’s what I wrote in this column a year ago, when I commented on the resignation of Dr. Roy Ferrer to give President Duterte a...
Papa loves babies
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Commercials on television showing fathers hugging their kids are a joy to behold.
The ‘Kuya of Caraga’
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
In late February to early March, there was still some debate as to the correct protocol of wearing a mask.
Terrified by Anti-Terror bill
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Unless he has a change of heart, in a matter of days, President Duterte will be signing into law the Anti-Terrorism bill – but, waiting in the wings is a multitude of opponents ready to bring the law to the...
Black women matter
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The killing of George Floyd has sparked fiery global reaction with protesters against racism and police brutality marching in ‘’Black Lives Matter” demonstrations in the streets not only in Minneapolis,...
Dick makes things easy
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
With the whole world waging a war against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippines is very fortunate to have the Philippine Red Cross, headed by Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon as chair and CEO, on the forefront...
Suicidal
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Being quarantined for long periods triggers depression and loneliness, and for some, suicidal thoughts.
‘I can’t breathe’
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The spasmic dread over possible deaths inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic has far from becoming dissipated than a new “virus” swept across United States cities decrying the death of a black man in...
Women in media
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Every five years, governments submit reports to the United Nations Commission on Women on the situation of women in their countries since the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.
Mental healthin COVID-19 time
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
“The ECQ restrictions have caused much panic for many, creating a sense of despair,” says Majella Tumangan Villaroman, an international health management strategist.
Drilon: Cha-cha amid COVID-19?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
This time should not be spent pushing Charter change amid the coronavirus pandemic, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon tells the Department of the Interior and Local Government.
Remembering two great lives
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I just finished reading the life story of a couple long gone, and came off feeling that no storytelling could have been done more interestingly, as it is presented with a most tender touch, than what two daughters...
Mayor Erick Cañosa
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Gingoog City’s mayor, Erick G. Cañosa, is faced with the formidable task that had not been poised upon his predecessors – of shielding his city from the possible incursion of the coronavirus pandemic...
Opening doors
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The impact of quarantine measures in many parts of the Philippines, like that of the United States and other countries, is felt by industries and business establishments as well as of workers who have lost their...
s Shutting down ABS-CBN
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The coronavirus desolation I’ve been feeling during the last few weeks was compounded by the closure of ABS-CBN. In the evening of May 5, I sat in my rocking chair, watching Noli de Castro, Bernadette Sembrano...
Breeding ground for COVID-19
by Domini M. Torrevillas - May 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Many of us feel relieved when proven criminals are placed behind bars.
Just when you need to be touched
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The feeling of desolation that has engulfed humans due to the stay-at-home quarantine, and lockdowns, has been devastating, especially for those who live alone in small studios in condominium units, or far away from...
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