Ernesto P. Maceda Jr.
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Gorillas in the mist 
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 25, 2022 - 12:00am
In 2019, the Philippines recorded its first E-VALI (e-cigarette or vaping use-associated lung injury) death. The victim was a minor. In the US, Centers for Disease Control statistics as of 2020 showed 2,602 E-Vali...
Unmasking the problem
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Many consider the COVID-19 response to be the outgoing administration’s biggest failure (see Senate President Vicente Sotto’s reply to the question). As for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, he considers it...
Mapusok na usok
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Ano na ang nangyari sa Vaping Bill, ang panukalang lalong magpapalakas sa industriya ng e-cigarettes sa bansa?
This is the moment
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 11, 2022 - 12:00am
The optic of president-elect BBM in a huddle with his well-received economic team is a powerful reminder that, however universal the approbation of his Cabinet choices, he remains to be the principal. Should...
Inggit siguro
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Anong problema kung si Senador Robin Padilla ang mapili ng Senado na mamuno sa Committee on Constitutional­ Amendments and Revision of Laws?
All the boxes
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The Marcos team is coming together nicely. Public attention to the economic cluster is understandable, given the national rebuilding forced upon us by the pandemic. But even line or staff appointments to the departments...
League of extraordinary gentlemen
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 28, 2022 - 12:00am
The story of president-elect BBM and the people continues its transmutation into an avalanche of firsts. After combining to rack up that inconceivable 31,629,783 vote and a 83.11 percent voter turnout, here they...
Prestigious vestiges
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 21, 2022 - 12:00am
The last two months of a presidential term are always frenzied.
First orders of business
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
With the historic result of May 9, the post mortems continue to fascinate both readers and the ones who write them.
History repeats itself
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
A blur
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The past days have been a blur as I undertake periodic fraternal duties for family members running for office
Two weeks notice
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 23, 2022 - 12:00am
A little over 15 days remain in the campaign for the 2022 National Elections.
Equal partners
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 9, 2022 - 12:00am
There is a daily news dump on the leading presidential candidates on social media.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The basic law governing the conduct of elections continues to be B.P. 881 a.k.a. the Omnibus Election Code of 1985, as amended.
Merrier worlds
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 26, 2022 - 12:00am
With the advent of the local campaign season, people are smiling more.
Red hands
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 19, 2022 - 12:00am
The worst place in hell is reserved for those who commit the vilest acts on earth. In the third quarter of 2021 and lasting up to the latest adjournment of Congress last Feb. 3, the irregularities exposed in the...
Choosing his team
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 12, 2022 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been busy appointing people to office. The flurry of issuances from Malacañang has us playing catch up in getting familiar with our newest public officials.
Renewable virtues
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Of the many BBM “myths” critics are bent on busting, credit for the windmills of Bangui is always among the top of the list.
Men who would be King
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 26, 2022 - 12:00am
We’re day 18 into the 90-day campaign for national positions.
Tale as old as time
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 19, 2022 - 12:00am
In local communities, you could tell if a local candidate has come through and done the house-to-house campaign based on the posters and tarps on your street.
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