Jerry S. Tundag
Jerry S. Tundag
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Pandemic is war, the frontlines are many and long
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
I was aghast that, according to an ABS-CBN report (yes, like the virus, it has mutated to other platforms and is very much alive), some healthworkers are bitching about how the Presidential Security Group and some...
Antibiotic attitude pushing face-to-face experiment
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Some wise guys in this government who think they can outsmart a virus that relies on opportunity rather than intelligence are toying seriously with the idea of holding face-to-face classes in selected areas.
Electing president, VP together may work, or it may not
by Jerry S. Tundag - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The editorial of this paper yesterday took off from where a columnist, also of this paper, left off.
"Only in the Philippines" no longer
by Jerry S. Tundag - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
There was a time when only in the Philippines can anyone find the most preposterous, corrupt, immoral, and scandalous things happening.
Are Filipino soldiers fighting the wrong war?
by Jerry S. Tundag - October 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino soldiers who are right now laying down their lives for what they had been told was the defense of their country and people must be getting utterly confused.
Trash: Scapegoat, not culprit
by Jerry S. Tundag - October 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Many parts of Cebu City went under water from particularly heavy rains the past few days.
Duterte ratings more of compassion than satisfaction
by Jerry S. Tundag - October 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The latest Pulse Asia survey shows the net satisfaction ratings of Philippine President Rodrigo soaring to what his critics and detractors might describe as improbable atmospheric heights.
Maria went to town
by Jerry S. Tundag - October 2, 2020 - 12:00am
There was, in the old days, a grade school ditty called Maria Went to Town.
Escudero cannot lecture Duque on health matters
by Jerry S. Tundag - August 3, 2020 - 12:00am
All things being equal, there is really no way of knowing if health secretary Francisco Duque is doing a good job in fighting the Philippine share of the global war against the coronavirus pandemic.
Unless you want a fight, don't act like you want one
by Jerry S. Tundag - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Delfin Lorenzana never struck me as someone who would be anybody's pick for defense secretary.
Debold Sinas, Duterte, and my father-in-law
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Debold Sinas had a birthday party last May 8. It has since become the most-talked-about birthday party in the Philippines, not because Sinas is Brad Pitt or that the Queen of England was there.
BION: I totally agree with Trillanes
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
I have never ever previously written about Antonio Trillanes in which I have not been critical of him.
Lack of common sense dangerous
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
It is simply incredible how there is so much madness in the world. It is bad enough that a public school teacher had to be arrested and face possible jail time for losing his grip on common sense by threatening the...
The ABS-CBN 13
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Thirteen senators, probably seeking to ingratiate themselves to ABS-CBN, have filed a shamelessly kiss-ass bill seeking to surreptitiously add two free years to the 25-year franchise renewal the network is seeking....
ABS-CBN gone? Stay focused on COVID-19
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
So ABS-CBN is gone. No worries. It is not as if television has gone totally black.
Socially distant social amelioration program
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
As I start to write this, it is 8:38 a.m. of Sunday, May 3, here in Carigara, Leyte.
Yes, CPD law must be abolished
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte, son of the Philippine president, wants to repeal Republic Act 10912 or the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016, whose principal author had been then senator Antonio Trillanes....
Free expression not for the irresponsible
by Jerry S. Tundag - April 22, 2020 - 12:00am
At some other time in her world of make-believe, it would have been perfectly all right for Cebu artist Bambi Beltran to post what she did on Facebook --that a sitio in Cebu City had more than 9,000 positive cases...
Not the time for discord, disunity
by Jerry S. Tundag - April 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Critics and others who have nothing better to do could not have found a worse time to be criticizing President Duterte and how he is handling the fight against the coronavirus.
Santo Niño is coming, all will be well
by Jerry S. Tundag - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Those old enough to have lived through the era of cowboys and indians movies will probably remember what the sound of a bugle means.
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