INTROSPECTIVE
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...
Never judge a book by its cover
by Tony Katigbak - June 18, 2018 - 12:00am
In the past month we’ve lost two very respected and famous personalities in their fields.
How much does it take to ‘survive’?
by Tony Katigbak - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Over the past few weeks I’ve written about the rising costs of goods and services.
Have we found our ‘pot of oil’?
by Tony Katigbak - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
I think the most interesting, relevant, and newsworthy news these last few weeks is the discovery of oil in Alegria, Cebu.
Oil prices rising unabated worldwide
by Tony Katigbak - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
We have all certainly taken a hit this summer.
Searching for a new ombudsman
by Tony Katigbak - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that the term of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales is about to end, it’s time for President Duterte to begin searching for her replacement.
Cornerstone of Democracy
by Tony Katigbak - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, which was wisely proclaimed a public holiday by President Duterte, is the time when we are all given the chance to have our voices heard.
A ‘soft approach’ to Chinese relations
by Tony Katigbak - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
A while back I read an interesting piece by columnist Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times called “The Art of the Giveaway” – a title he said he would give the book (if he ever wrote one) about...
A united peaceful Korea in Asia
by Tony Katigbak - May 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The most vital news event this past week was the historic meeting between the two leaders of North Korea and South Korea.
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...
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