FROM THE STANDS
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.
Fidel V. Ramos' book
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The centennial hall of Manila Hotel was filled to the rafters with people attending the national thanksgiving and testimonial dinner for the first Protestant president of the Philippines, Fidel V. Ramos, and the...
What now, Mama Sita’s?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve done a leisurely tour of the public markets and supermarkets in Gingoog, Carmen, Magsaysay, Nasipit, Buenavista and Butuan City, and found in the vegetable stalls packets and packets of Mama Sita’s...
A foundation of trust
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Values are our guiding principles in day-to-day life.
Quirky and show-stopper
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipina streetwear and milliner Tracy Dizon made a big hit as she made the Fashion Week Brooklyn Spring Summer 2019 Closing Finale for the Season on October 6 at the Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York.
A tricky telecompetition
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
I remember way back in the mid-1990s when I sent my very first fax transmittal.
Speed up my WiFi
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
As I write this column, I have this scary thought at the back of my mind if my email will work, and this precious piece of thought will reach my editor – pronto! Why? Perhaps, my WiFi won’t work again....
Be afraid of climate change
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The frequent massive earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, hurricanes and typhoons that have been happening in many parts of the world should warn us of an impending uninhabitable planet for the coming generations if governments...
Hallowed tables
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
They are not just pieces of furniture, but what is placed on them is food always considered divine no matter how ordinary or elaborate the dish.
The Balingoan boy who made good
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
"All the tribulations I’ve gone through, and all the good things that happened to me happened for a reason.”
Prelude to Bangkaw sa Mindanao
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Upsilonians are well-knit fraternity brods, you enjoy seeing them having what seems to be high points in their lives, at reunions and birthday bashes, and just having fun and games.
Testing the limits of freedom
by Domini M. Torrevillas - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The burning issues that have occupied our minds for the last three to four weeks revolve around the subject of “coups” and “rebellion,” on one hand, and “court trials” and “amnesty,”...
Zuelligs give back
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Beset and challenged both, three provincial governors hurdled difficulties in demonstrating genuine concern for the health and well-being of their constituents.
My other sisters
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I have three living sisters by blood, and three others by virtue of their being hitched to my brothers.
Red Cross crosses disasters
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
A team of Philippine Red Cross emergency responders heading to Cagayan at the height of typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) was flagged down in Gonzaga by a bystander who informed them of an electric post that collapsed and...
Song of Solomon
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A monumental musical will be premiered, not in Broadway, but in Dumaguete City in November. “Song of Solomon” is sponsored by the innovative Dumaguete Theatre Company.
Fix it
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
It was interesting listening to President Duterte’s and Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo’s back-and-forth aired on television channels – last Tuesday and almost in the same breath, to...
Duterte not lone media-hater
by Domini M. Torrevillas - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte is not the only president who hates media – not the government media, but privately owned media, of course.
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