INTROSPECTIVE
Another black eye for the country
by Tony Katigbak - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
This past week I was saddened and upset to read the news about the alleged sexual harassment that happened during the recently concluded Ms. Earth 2018 pageant.
Party-list system is still being abused
by Tony Katigbak - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
If there was ever an outdated concept in Philippine politics it’s the party-list system.
Musical chairs
by Tony Katigbak - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
When I was a little boy I recall with fondness being invited to friends’ birthday parties.
How to solve the country’s rice problem?
by Tony Katigbak - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
We can’t deny that presently there is so much that is going wrong in the Philippines.
The race begins
by Tony Katigbak - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Ever since Comelec announced that the elections would be pushing through in May 2019 as scheduled – candidates have been scurrying to throw their hats into the ring.
Uncertainty of power
by Tony Katigbak - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
While it may not seem like that big of a deal to a wide majority of Filipino citizens who continue to defend the many twists and turns President Duterte continues to make during his presidency, the state of his health...
The president’s constant zigzag
by Tony Katigbak - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Zigzag is defined as having abrupt alternate right or left turns.
What is the real cause of inflation?
by Tony Katigbak - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Life in the Philippines has become increasingly difficult in the past few months.
Amnesty granted cannot be revoked
by Tony Katigbak - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Tensions have been running high in the Philippines these past few weeks, or to be completely honest, these past few years.
It’s time to scrap TRAIN 1 and 2
by Tony Katigbak - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
I feel it’s about time for the administration to junk the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) program that the hare-brained congressmen in the House have rammed through Congress with TRAIN 1 already...
A Pope for all seasons
by Tony Katigbak - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
”Lolo Francisco” (Pope Francisco) always receives a warm welcome anywhere he travels around the world.
Our farmers need all the help we can give
by Tony Katigbak - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, my attention was focused on our growing rice problem which is the job of the National Food Authority, the government agency that ensures that our people have enough rice.
The Balangiga Bells are part of our history
by Tony Katigbak - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m glad that there seems to be a groundswell of our firm resolve to recover the Balangiga Bells which rightfully belongs to us.
Death penalty should be revived
by Tony Katigbak - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I think it’s time for the government to revive the death penalty in view of the rising heinous crimes being perpetrated out on the streets and homes even in broad daylight.
Can we really prepare for the ‘Big One’?
by Tony Katigbak - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, we went through an exercise in case the “Big One” as they call it strikes, devastates, causes hundreds, maybe thousands of deaths, injuries and misery in large parts of Metro Manila and surrounding...
Gov’t should not crucify mining industry
by Tony Katigbak - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
I cannot understand why the mining industry is being pilloried when the industry is one of our country’s biggest contributors to our economic development.
Federalism won’t prosper here
by Tony Katigbak - July 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Every time a new administration takes over, the new President wants to extend his or her term.
Federalism will not work in RP
by Tony Katigbak - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
How many times have sitting presidents tried to extend their term while in office?
The party’s over between the government and the Reds
by Tony Katigbak - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The party’s over, it’s time to call it a day…” – song lyrics that perfectly fit the situation of the peace talks between the government and the communists.
President Trump missteps again
by Tony Katigbak - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s good that despite his brash and often Neo-Nazi outlook and his ridiculous statements about the world and about tolerance, US President Donald Trump has backtracked on his recently launched “zero...
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