Domini M. Torrevillas
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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...
Light on the crossroad
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Twenty-three years ago, Eufemia “Femme” Tobias Munn helped found Shalom Science Institute, a non-profit Christian school, in her hometown of Balabagan, a Muslim-dominated area in Lanao del Sur.
Dealers of hope
by Domini M. Torrevillas - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Congressman Ferjenel Biron, a doctor, was speaker at the first general assembly and launching of the Philippine Drug Importers Organization.
Buenavista Institute alive and well
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 31, 2018 - 12:00am
While on an extended vacation far and away from Dan Brown’s Manila, I have the privilege of writing about persons and institutions in cities and small towns in Mindanao that hardly find print except during...
The view from Gingoog City
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
This columnist spent the latter part of July 23 watching TV, for the President’s third SONA, and was shocked, pleasantly, by the surprise of the day – the election of Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo...
Moving up
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
To a third world country like ours, moving up to first-world status is a dream.
Let the Limasawa debate roll
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Historical Institute and Congress, through RA 2733 enacted in 1960 declared that the “First Mass” in the Philippines was held at Limasawa Island in Southern Leyte.
In the pink of health
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite rumors that it is in precarious financial health, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp, under the leadership of Dr. Roy Ferrer, the agency’s new president and chief executive officer, has recently been...
Is God dead?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
On Good Friday, in April 1966, 52 years ago, Time magazine published its famous cover story, “Is God Dead?” The cover had bold red lettering against an all-black background.
Women at work/Men at Kapihan Club
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
A woman’s work is never done: at home she cooks, feeds husband and children, and fidgets over the household budget; at work, her mind strays to home and kids, then she turns to her computer or sewing machine,...
Keeping kids healthy
by Domini M. Torrevillas - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I received email responding to my column on the disagreeable idea of arming priests with guns to protect themselves, and of Nandy Pacheco’s plea for priests to preach the gospel of love, not shoot down people...
The Ombudsman cometh
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Without a doubt when Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales opens her mouth, concerned citizens sit up and listen.
No to priests carrying guns
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
As expected, Nandy Pacheco, president of Gunless Society of the Philippines, opposes – very seriously – the idea of priests and pastors carrying firearms to protect themselves.
To create a robust future
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
They are the unheralded heroes of the country that drive the wheels of trade and commerce.
RH law well on the way
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 19, 2018 - 12:00am
My column on June 12, was on Basilan Governor Jim Hataman-Salliman’s negative reaction to Atom Araullo’s I-Witness documentary “Panday.”
Radio saves lives
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Only days after Super Typhoon Haiyan struck in Leyte, a First Response Team from the Far East Broadcasting Co. Manila constructed a low-power FM station under a tent of tarps atop Tacloban’s nearly destroyed...
Slamming Atom’s documentary on female circumcision in Basilan
by Domini M. Torrevillas - June 12, 2018 - 12:00am
GMA 7’s broadcast journalist Atom Araullo’s documentary about female circumcision in Islam hit a raw nerve among Muslims in Mindanao.
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