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Our attitude toward corruption
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
“Corruption is a limp in the walk of human progress,” wrote professors Ghulam Shabbir and Mumtaz Anwar in a study entitled “Determinants of Corruption in Developing Countries” (2008).
11th Global RCE Conference in Cebu
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - December 8, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m writing this while attending the 11th Global RCE-ESD Conference being held here in Cebu City at the University of the Philippines Cebu from December 7 to 9. RCE-ESD stands for Regional Center of Expertise...
UAAP “troll”
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Everybody is talking about the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Finals featuring nine-time champion Ateneo Blue Eagles and two-time champion University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons....
No master but law
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Sunday was the culmination of the Bar examinations with a total of 8,752 aspiring lawyers, over a thousand more examinees compared to the exam last year. It is no doubt that the legal profession is still a popular...
DotA et al.
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
During dinner at a restaurant last Saturday to celebrate my nephew’s recent success in the Civil Engineering licensure exams, family members had a good laugh over my mistake.
Reaching out to the youth
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Three graduates from Cebu schools made it to the top 10 in the November 2018 Civil Engineering licensure examination.
Attorney Ben Ramos, the people’s lawyer
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The assassination of a lawyer in the Philippines is a newsworthy story but it is something that rarely lands in the pages of a US newspaper.
Citations
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Here’s a piece of good news, particularly for the scientific and academic community.
On joining politics
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in Catmon last November 1 to pay respects to the dead and visit the grave of my father.
Snakes and trolls
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 3, 2018 - 12:00am
In my previous column I mentioned the importance of preserving the vitality of communication by talking with a filter that appeals to our collective sense of decency.
Choose to be good
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The victory yesterday of far right candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the Brazilian presidential election shows a worrying power shift in communication ushered in by social media.
Hot and hotter days
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
How much hotter is your hometown than when you were born?
Shaping social media for 2019
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Following the 2016 elections, concerns have been raised about the extent of the role of social media in fanning the spread of hatred and malicious information.
Give to candidates
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is the deadline for the filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) for various local and national positions in the 2019 midterm elections.
Reality check
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s now starting to hurt. All assumptions about the cushioning effects of the personal income tax cut under TRAIN vis-à-vis inflation are now dropped.
To serve and protect?
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a chilling effect in being exposed to the hate speech and crass discourse prevailing today, particularly those coming from the ardent supporters of the president in social media.
To serve and protect?
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a chilling effect in being exposed to the hate speech and crass discourse prevailing today, particularly those coming from the ardent supporters of the president in social media.
Palusot syndrome
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
This happened eight years ago. I was about to line up at the immigration counter during a layover in Qatar en route to Germany when suddenly an airport attendant, a fellow Filipino, pleasantly called my attention....
Red October? More like Red Herring
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
As if it was not enough to foist the sophistry of its legal moves to put Senator Antonio Trillanes behind bars, the Duterte administration came up with another distraction from the more pressing need to address soaring...
No escape from reality?
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
“Caught in a landslide. No escape from reality. Open your eyes. Look up to the skies and see.”
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