Urgent COVID alert: Please do your responsibility
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Independent COVID data tracker Dennis Tagamolila sounded off yet another call for immediate public vigilance and strict compliance of health protocols after presenting his latest analysis and forecast about COVID...
The colors of dawn
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The color purple continues to have various meanings for people and groups across time and location.
Defend UP, freedom, and peace
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 21, 2021 - 12:00am
While COVID continues to be top priority -- how to contain the virus, how best to protect people during this pandemic, suddenly, without prior notice or dialogue, the 1989 UP-DND Accord was unilaterally abrogat...
Understanding the virus and the vaccines better
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
We know that the coronavirus is still here and actively deadly. We also know that there are, at present, anti-coronavirus vaccines reported.
Yes to budget for people, not basura
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 14, 2021 - 12:00am
As fit for any useless rubbish, the present Charter Change plan among House representatives should immediately be thrown away and disposed of definitively, soonest this January, which has been marked as National...
2021 Sinulog: The sacred and the secular within the pandemic
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Prayers were lifted. Statements were issued from the police, government officials, the medical community, among others.
Stay alert and safe: No holiday/ break for COVID virus!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 7, 2021 - 12:00am
What do people and the COVID-19 have in common?
Padayon ang Pasko!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 19, 2020 - 12:00am
This time last year, even before 4 a.m., cheerful voices of friends and neighbors were heard out in the streets.
Genuine safe rice from this Christmas on
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Add the calamities to the pandemic, how many of our people will have even just rice each day or even this Christmas?
Issues and questions for our Filipino women migrants
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - December 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine government will engage with the UN Committee on the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for its ninth cycle reporting, starting with a country...
December 2020
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - December 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If the pandemic were not here, December would have been greeted with much more enthusiasm and excitement.
Sexist, misogynist jokes are never ever right!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The best or worst in people are evident during emergencies.
When the sun shines next
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 26, 2020 - 12:00am
We hope the sun’s gentle rays embrace the victims of disasters and warm their hearts enough to ignite hope for a better tomorrow.
Typhoon aftermath
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The mayor of one typhoon-affected city in Luzon promised that garbage will be collected by November 30.
Lord, who else can we turn to?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - November 19, 2020 - 12:00am
We are in the ring of fire. We are within the typhoon belt. Add earthquakes as well.
“Stretch forth your hand to the poor”
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The series of typhoons that battered areas of Luzon left many more poor and left the poor even poorer than ever.
Hurdles to overcome to assist our migrants
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of our Filipinos went abroad. It may be no exaggeration to say that there are Filipinos in every country throughout the world.
“Divided States of America”
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The votes are still being counted.
Continuing dramas
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - November 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Many await how several dramas will unfold in the next few days.
Touching tale of COVID, friends, and prayers
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
These October 26 FB posts caught our attention:
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