Jerry S. Tundag
Jerry S. Tundag
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Manny shouldn't grab all the glory
by Jerry S. Tundag - September 18, 2023 - 12:00am
When Manny Pacquiao recently came out with a major public statement, I figured the retired boxing icon would announce his plan to return to politics.
Shallow waters in the West Philippine Sea
by Jerry S. Tundag - August 14, 2023 - 12:00am
Exhibiting heretofore unseen strength and resoluteness, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., responding to a Chinese demand to remove the deliberately-grounded BRP Sierra Madre from Ayungin Shoal as supposedly...
Too much fuss over slogans
by Jerry S. Tundag - July 3, 2023 - 12:00am
The slogan "It's More Fun In The Philippines" that many feel had been quite successful has been changed into "Love The Philippines" that the same number of people feel will not meet quite the same success.
PBBM's best bet for 2028
by Jerry S. Tundag - June 12, 2023 - 12:00am
There will never be a shortage of bets in any Philippine election cycle, not even if it is as far away as the 2028 presidential election.
Which way is the right direction?
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Had my father, Teodoro, lived up to this day, he would have turned 99 yesterday.
About time Lemon got axed
by Jerry S. Tundag - May 1, 2023 - 12:00am
Exactly a week ago today, CNN fired its main man Don Lemon for reasons that, as of this writing, remain unclear.
Pacquiao can help put trans issue to rest
by Jerry S. Tundag - April 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Before I go into that delicately hot topic, please indulge this old fart if I greet myself and the wife Arlene a happy 38th wedding anniversary.
ATTN PBBM: Something's terribly wrong at SSS  
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 15, 2023 - 12:00am
I retired a few years back but for one reason or another, not the least of which was the COVID-19 lockdown and travel restrictions on seniors, it was only recently that I got around to filing my application for SSS...
by Jerry S. Tundag - March 6, 2023 - 12:00am
You can say what you want about me, but I have never taken to OPM the way I have to foreign, which is to say, English language music.
Fundamentally wrong on MDT  
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 20, 2023 - 12:00am
The core understanding of a growing number of Filipinos about the RP-US Mutual Defense Treaty, muddled no doubt by heightening tensions in the South China Sea, is fundamentally wrong.
Consternating crosswords  
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 13, 2023 - 12:00am
My daughters, who know me like the palm of their hands, recently gifted me with a crossword puzzle book: "The New York Times Truly Tough Crossword Puzzles" edited by Will Shortz.
No budget, yes budget  
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 6, 2023 - 12:00am
A story posted February 3 on Philstar.com leapt out at me.
Black and blue (literally and figuratively)
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 30, 2023 - 12:00am
First of all, I would like to beg for the indulgence and forgiveness of the family and friends of Tyre Nichols for bringing up the matter of his death and thus help perpetuate the pain arising from the brutal circumstances...
Some are still burning with election fever    
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 23, 2023 - 12:00am
When Alex Gonzaga got a bashing on social media over a viral video that showed her playfully smearing the face of a waiter with icing from her birthday cake, I knew immediately it had less to do with the joke than...
The music of our lives
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Not being savvy with technology, it has taken me quite some time to eventually catch up and get reacquainted with some of the things I really love, like music, in what is to me the entirely new world of cyberspace....
40 years and counting  
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Yesterday marked the 40th year since this column was first published on December 8, 1982. I had just joined The FREEMAN exactly a month earlier as a reporter.
Maharlika: Good idea, wrong proponents  
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 5, 2022 - 12:00am
The proposal to invest a large chunk of people's contributions in the SSS, GSIS, DBP, and Landbank might be a good idea, provided it is managed transparently and well.
Kilroy, er, Kamala was here  
by Jerry S. Tundag - November 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Depending on which news source you happened to read, US Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to visit Palawan anytime between yesterday, November 20, and tomorrow, November 21, as part of her three-day trip to...
PBBM should clean up PCSO
by Jerry S. Tundag - October 5, 2022 - 12:00am
If you believe the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, a total of 433 people jointly won the P236 million 6/55 Grand Lotto jackpot last October 1.
Never again to martial law? Wake up!    
by Jerry S. Tundag - September 23, 2022 - 12:00am
Just three weeks after Jose Mari Chan happily takes an expectant peek around that ubiquitous streetcorner, a band of restless souls descends on the country without fail, singing not "Christmas In Our Hearts" but...
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