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China state units creeping into Phl armed forces bases
by Jarius Bondoc - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
China state units are creeping into Philippine armed forces bases, after grabbing territorial and exclusive waters. High Filipino officials are abetting it.
Worst is over, says spokesman; but Duterte extends calamity state
by Jarius Bondoc - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over, Malacañang said Wednesday. Amid fears of 57 percent of Filipinos of worse times ahead, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said to "live with COVID-19" but with...
Doctors vs generals vs lawyers = confusion
by Jarius Bondoc - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Doctors should be the ones consulted on health and medical issues. They studied years for it.
Every idled child today to lose P750,000 tomorrow
by Jarius Bondoc - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am
$15,000 or P750,000. That’s how much future income every child will lose from seven months’ school closure, the World Bank computes.
'Why is 5,000 units of our money worth only 1 of yours?'
by Jarius Bondoc - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
That question has nagged Mallence Bart Williams of Sierra Leone since youth.
Plant mangroves, not cancerous fake sand
by Jarius Bondoc - September 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Plant mangroves on the entire 190-kilometer coastline of Manila Bay.
These are what Sangley airport works will dislocate
by Jarius Bondoc - September 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Evicting Sangley naval base in Cavite for a commercial airport will dislocate military facilities, operations and personnel. Planners of a Sangley Point International Airport (SPIA) had omitted that.
No point in being govt whistleblower
by Jarius Bondoc - September 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Lamenting unabated government sleaze, President Duterte wished whistleblowers would help his delayed cleanup.
Removing Sangley naval base will leave Manila defenseless
by Jarius Bondoc - September 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Removing the naval base in Sangley, Cavite, for an international airport will leave Manila defenseless. Bay reclamation for runways will spur disastrous floods. Historic landmarks will be demolished. Thus the Philippine...
Locsin wants sea ruling included in SCS code
by Jarius Bondoc - September 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Foreign Sec. Teddy Locsin wants The Hague court ruling part of a code of conduct in the South China Sea. It’s but right.
Please bring sea victory to UN General Assembly
by Jarius Bondoc - August 31, 2020 - 12:00am
More and more coastal states are using the 2016 international court verdict to promote their maritime interest.
Chinese who ruined Phl reefs still raking in govt projects
by Jarius Bondoc - August 28, 2020 - 12:00am
America has blacklisted the China state firms that concreted and helped militarize Philippine reefs. In the Philippines those malefactors continue to bag juicy government contracts.
Now it’s Phl bullying China in sea dispute?
by Jarius Bondoc - August 26, 2020 - 12:00am
“Stop illegal provocations,” China begged Manila last week. The Philippines “infringes on China sovereignty and security,” it cried.
RevGov being revived amid queries on Duterte isolation
by Jarius Bondoc - August 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Duterte diehards are inciting "revolutionary government" anew. It's being rushed amid worsening pandemic and economic hardship. Malacañang's declaration that the President is on COVID "perpetual isolation"...
Virus not the only cause of youth unemployment
by Jarius Bondoc - August 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Experience is not always a must in personnel hiring.
Half of workers jobless, small businesses down: what to do?
by Jarius Bondoc - August 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Nearly half of Filipino workers, 27.3 million, say they’re jobless.
Can’t schools resume where they’re ready – as usual?
by Jarius Bondoc - August 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Can't public schools reopen wherever they're ready? It's usual anyway. Classes don't all start on the day the Dept. of Education sets.
Chinese need to be told about Beijing’s sea lies
by Jarius Bondoc - August 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Every year the People’s Liberation Army-Navy sails an armada to China’s “southernmost territory.
Phl leaves joint naval patrols; Palau, Ecuador repel Chinese poachers
by Jarius Bondoc - August 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino soldiers have been withdrawn from joint naval exercises in the West Philippine Sea.
Among happiest before, today we're worse-off
by Jarius Bondoc - August 10, 2020 - 12:00am
From being among the world's happiest, Filipinos are suddenly worse off. The Philippines is now Asia-Pacific's COVID-19 pandemic hot spot.
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