INTROSPECTIVE
The definition of insanity
by Tony Katigbak - April 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Albert Einstein once said that the very definition of insanity was “doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Pope Francis determined to make things right
by Tony Katigbak - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It has been a few years since I wrote about the leader of the Catholic faith, Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina).
Never-ending peace talks
by Tony Katigbak - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
I can’t understand, for the life of me, why the President is once again thinking of resuming the peace talks with the CPP-NPA-NDF.
‘The tax man cometh’
by Tony Katigbak - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There are only two things that are constant in life – death and taxes. It’s a bit morbid but unfortunately incredibly true.
The art of doublespeak
by Tony Katigbak - March 26, 2018 - 12:00am
These days I often find myself utterly confused, as I am sure most people are, by what President Duterte says and what he actually means.
Is justice truly ‘blind’?
by Tony Katigbak - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes I catch myself reading the news and wondering if I am in an alternate parallel universe.
Rice self-sufficiency by 2019?
by Tony Katigbak - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
If there is one cabinet member I admire and respect because he is a hard worker and has proven to be quite competent, it is Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol.
Wellness leave?
by Tony Katigbak - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s good that the spokespersons of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have issued a public apology and explanation over their “wellness leave” statement, which no one really understood –...
Divorce may soon be legal
by Tony Katigbak - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
It appears that divorce may soon be legal in the Philippines. Recently the House committee on population and family approved the consolidation of four pending bills in the chamber for divorce and the dissolution...
The boon and bane of social media
by Tony Katigbak - February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Social media is no longer new media.
Time to consider solar power
by Tony Katigbak - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
In view of the rising prices of fossil fuel and the growing scarcity of resources we have reached a point wherein we truly need to consider alternative sources of energy.
Crimson moon, a unique lifetime experience
by Tony Katigbak - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am
When I was younger, one of my favorite songs by Frank Sinatra, was “Blue Moon.”
Teachers also deserve pay increase
by Tony Katigbak - January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
I have always thought that Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno was one of President Duterte’s smart, honest, and hardworking cabinet members and for the most part I think he is doing a good job.
Federalism is not the answer
by Tony Katigbak - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Ever since former President Corazon Aquino restored democracy to the Philippines after People Power and the downfall of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, it seems that all the succeeding leaders want to do is take back...
Think first before reporting the news
by Tony Katigbak - January 1, 2018 - 12:00am
News travels at the speed of light – or at the speed of keys on a keyboard at least.
A safer and happier New Year
by Tony Katigbak - December 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
I am glad that the government is taking bolder steps towards ensuring everyone has a safer start to 2018 by cracking down hard on firecracker use during New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Bitcoin in the Phl
by Tony Katigbak - December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Years ago when we first heard the term “bitcoin” no one really knew what it meant. Fast forward to 2017 and bitcoin value is rising at an unprecedented rate making those who invested when it was worth...
Best Christmas gift for our soldiers, cops
by Tony Katigbak - December 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
I am glad that President Duterte is fulfilling his campaign promise and raising the standard pay of our soldiers and policemen, many of whom have lost their lives or been injured in the line of duty.
Solution to high power prices
by Tony Katigbak - December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
I’m glad that the government and the private sector are working hard to find a solution to the high cost of energy in our country.
The Balangiga Bells belong to us
by Tony Katigbak - November 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
I hope that during the recently concluded ASEAN Summit leaders meeting in Metro Manila, President Duterte was able to take up an issue that he promised would be part of his discussions with the President of the United...
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