FROM THE STANDS
Celebration with Will Graham
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Rev. Will Graham is coming to town.
Garbage in, garbage out
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
While we are desperately looking for effective garbage management systems in our country, foreign countries are settling theirs by dumping their garbage in our country.
Peace Searcher
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I have lots of friends I want to write about – for their advocacies, accomplishments and dreams – for their having touched me one way or the other.
Wishes
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
My househelp said over the weekend that her one big wish is to stop smoking; she did not say it, but sometimes mentioned she wanted to say goodbye for good to a husband who spent the whole day just lazing around...
Are rape jokes not punishable?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a big win for women’s rights activists when House Bill 8794 passed second reading in the House of Representatives.
Lights
by Domini M. Torrevillas - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The little town of Carmen (a little more than 20,000 population) in Agusan del Norte attracts tourists during the Christmas season for its splendidly lit up municipal building and grounds located on a hill.
Christmas 2018
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 25, 2018 - 12:00am
For the first time in 60 years, I’m spending the Christmas season with my family in my hometown, Gingoog City. It’s been a terrific experience, having my husband, son, and nephew flying from Manila to...
Samaritan program for dialysis patients
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m one of many slightly diabetics who take our condition not too seriously.
Women are superior
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A message that lit up my life – these days swallowed by cleaning and revitalizing an old house in the province...
Online video
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
You see everyone using cellphones – executives, academics, students, tennis players, household help, kids. Indeed nowadays, cellphones are as much a necessity as the hanky which we could not do without.
Nandy Pacheco of Gunless Society
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
“What has the Philippines done to foster peace in nearly 500 years of Christianity?
Reminders
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
As the days march on toward the end of the year, we are constantly reminded that we should be taking care of our bodies and environment, and preventing the total annihilation of our planet.
The killing of Dr. Avelex Amor
by Domini M. Torrevillas - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
On Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, Dr. Avelex Salinas Amor, 43, was driving from Canlaon City to Dumaguete.
Destroying a myth
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m still savoring the taste and mirth of the recently concluded successful 100th year celebration of Upsilon Sigma Phi which was attended by more than half of the entire membership of the fraternity from all...
To save Manila Bay
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Robert “Bobby” Joseph is the new commodore of the Manila Yacht Club for its 91st year and his mission during his two-year term is to make Manila Bay clean again.
The lowdown on lung cancer
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
This month is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and we are being reminded to be mindful of our health — taking in fresh air, avoiding exposure to polluted areas like where smoke-belching buses and jeepneys abound,...
Three is a company
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
My favorite television series in the past was “Three Is a Company,” a happy take-off from “Three Is a Crowd.” It was entertaining and wholesome, what with good natured funny quips and mi...
When Red Cross societies meet
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
As addendum to my last column, I visited – after 20 years or so – the now world-famous Davao City.
Proclamation 539
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Coinciding with the celebration in Paris of the 100th year since the signing of the Armistice which ended World War II is the Upsilon Sigma Phi Fraternity’s centennial celebration highlighted by the signing...
Requiem for eminent person
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Rolando Villanueva del Carmen, a distinguished professor of criminal justice (law) in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, passed away last week.
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