Pia Roces Morato
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Freedom after speech
by Pia Roces Morato - August 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The 1987 Constitution dictates in Article III, Section 4 that “No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition...
Truth tagging
by Pia Roces Morato - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
The time has come for an education in the realm of truth as Vice President and Department of Education Secretary Sara Duterte expressed to the public with both guts and determination the exploitation of the youth...
The state of national cultural treasures
by Pia Roces Morato - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
On July 25, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address where he expressed the administration’s concrete plans for our economy amidst food and health crises.
An end to the smoking epidemic – Part 2
by Pia Roces Morato - July 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Early this year, we hailed the bicameral approval of the consolidated version of House Bill 9007 and Senate Bill 2239 or the Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Products Regulation Act.
Hecho a mano
by Pia Roces Morato - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
There are mainly two scents that capture my fondest childhood memories the smell of a horse and the smell of tobacco.
A lasting legacy
by Pia Roces Morato - July 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte stepped down from office, he left the Filipino people, particularly our farmers, a P75-billion coco levy fund, signed into law as EO 172 also known as the Coco Farmers Industry...
President Bongbong and the church
by Pia Roces Morato - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
As far as I have learned, and from everything that has been taught to me, the church exists in order to preach the good news and transform the world into the kingdom of God while attributing to our daily prayer on...
Salamat PRRD
by Pia Roces Morato - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Six years ago, the Philippines elected President Rodrigo Roa Duterte who, to many, is easily and fondly called PRRD. Also known as Digong, PRRD is the first President of the Philippines from Mindanao.
Binondo on my mind
by Pia Roces Morato - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
For many years I witnessed with my own eyes how our Chinese brothers and sisters understood the theory behind finding opportunity in crisis.
Heritage and our roots  
by Pia Roces Morato - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Wendel Phillips once said, “The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future.”
Digital literacy
by Pia Roces Morato - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
As defined, digital literacy represents an individual’s ability to find, evaluate and communicate in a clear manner, information through media and digital platforms.
Clarity in Clarita
by Pia Roces Morato - May 27, 2022 - 12:00am
It was beyond shocking to hear Professor Clarita Carlos explain over an interview what had happened to her in most recent days. In all things however, and in God’s perfect timing, all undertakings in life turn...
The impact of scholarships
by Pia Roces Morato - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Every student has a story and every story is different.
A united Philippines
by Pia Roces Morato - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
At last elections are over and the people have spoken. Soon, as President Duterte steps down from office, we, the people of the Republic, look forward to a new administration whose unique message was built on u...
Place your bets
by Pia Roces Morato - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
A few more days before election day and at this point, most of us have chosen our candidates.
Emotional intimidation
by Pia Roces Morato - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
St. Ambrose once said, “No one heals himself by wounding another.” There are numerous types of bullying and not every one of them is easily determined.
Belmonte’s fake news aikido
by Pia Roces Morato - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As a very vocal proponent and advocate of the fight against disinformation, I often get asked the same question over and over again: “What is the best way to fight fake news?”
Research and development
by Pia Roces Morato - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
I have come to understand more fully that research and development is more important than you think.
The longest journey
by Pia Roces Morato - March 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Last year, and in the middle of a pandemic, both the Spanish and Filipino delegations made a courageous journey to Eastern Samar in our own expedition with the goal of honoring and bringing back to life the longest...
QC’s fuel response
by Pia Roces Morato - March 18, 2022 - 12:00am
I chanced upon a comment on Facebook where someone said, “Quezon City always does it first.” As a QCitizen and someone who, like many others, feel that forward thinking is always the most pro- active...
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