Jerry S. Tundag
Jerry S. Tundag
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Blindness is tragic
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Except for Gary Alejano, who tries hard unsuccessfully to swap a mutinous past with a self-righteous present, and Mar Roxas, who would try just about anything for political gain, the rest of the opposition Otso Deretso...
Confused journalist(s)
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
I came across an old video of President Duterte having a run-in with Rappler reporter Pia Ranada.
Read their lips
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The United States is not going to rush to the defense of the Philippines in case of an attack by another country. The 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty entered into by the two countries, which considers an attack on one...
Untimely shame
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Professional heckler and headline-hunter Robert Reyes, allegedly a priest on the side, has chosen a most inappropriate time to pull another publicity stunt. Gathering two other priests, he had themselves publicly...
Drug list
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 6, 2019 - 12:00am
If President Duterte's aggressive war on illegal drugs eventually fails in what it has set out to do, it should not go looking far for anyone to blame. If it has to fail, it will fail only by its own hand. For it...
Discipline is not abuse
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It is good that President Duterte has vetoed a bill that seeks to penalize parents who spank their children.
Unsettling a settled issue
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Opposition senatorial candidates want to engage their administration rivals in a debate.
For body and spirit
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Pushing that age when beauty becomes temperamental, Arlene, my wife of 34 years, has taken to brisk walking to stay fit and beautiful, choosing the early hours of morning to do it when nature is at its gentlest and...
Civil war
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 22, 2019 - 12:00am
I do not expect the United States to descend into another civil war.
Spot the phonies
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Thirty-three years after the overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship, and two Aquino presidencies later, one would have thought the Marcos issue would finally cease to play any part in anyone's electoral campaign. And...
Admission of strength
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 15, 2019 - 12:00am
An unintended admission is often the most honest. And the most revealing. And reelectionist senator Bam Aquino just did so without probably realizing, even to this day, that he has just admitted to something more...
Convenient scapegoat
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Whenever governments slip up, they hastily try to find a convenient scapegoat.
Political expediency
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 8, 2019 - 12:00am
If Cebu City resident Bobit Avila, a fellow columnist in this paper, is getting discombobulated by the manner in which congressional districts are being made elsewhere in this country, you can bet your last insignificant...
Constant threat
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am
A travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom to its citizens wishing to travel to the Philippines or are already in the country has sent Philippine officials into a frenzied mode of denial.
EJK in another light
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 4, 2019 - 12:00am
No homilies were delivered in all Sunday masses at Roman Catholic churches throughout the country yesterday.
Don't baby the children
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine House of Representatives has passed a bill seeking to lower the age of criminal liability for children to 12 from the present 15.
Pista Senyor
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
For the first time in decades, not only was I able to attend the novena masses leading up to the feast of the Sto. Niño or Pista Senyor but I was able to complete all nine of them.
Patria de Cebu
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The full name of that building owned by the Archdiocese of Cebu in front of the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is Patria de Cebu.
Attn Prrd
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Aside from his aggressive war on illegal drugs, another well-pronounced policy of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is his campaign against all forms of corruption.
Fake news
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The 2018 Media Freedom Report published by the International Federation of Journalists has just been released. In it, it identified the Philippines as the worst place in Southeast Asia for journalists.
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