LOOKING ASKANCE
Idio-meter
by Joseph T. Gonzales - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Republicans are furious at Google because when the word “idiot” is typed in the search box of the website, it’s Trump that pops up.
The consequences of innocence
by Joseph T. Gonzales - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
Perhaps I have a liberal base of friends. The online reactions to the acquittal of Senator Ramon Revilla on charges of plunder were pretty consistent.
Love campaign
by Joseph Gonzales - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Love wins. Well, despite all the prayers and fervent well-wishes, even despite the messaging that emphasized and even capitalized on love, supposedly the planet's most powerful emotion - it didn't.
China hack
by Joseph Gonzales - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
There have been many reactions to the selection of the third telecom player in the Philippines. After years of wrangling, bickering, and complaining, the country has finally gotten to the point of identifying the...
Cop show
by Joseph T. Gonzales - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Hitting a bit close to home?
Pedia light
by Joseph T. Gonzales - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a disconnect in our nation’s drug policy.
Business blues
by Joseph T. Gonzales - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
So we are way down in the list of Ease of Doing Business, and Manila is in the bottom of the sustainable cities index, ranking 95 out of 100.
Eastern values
by Joseph T. Gonzales - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Mahathir Mohammad disappointed some onlookers during his tour of Thailand over his LGBT views.
Healthy options
by Joseph Gonzales - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Do we need to know the details of the president's health? Perhaps, more precisely, do we have a right to know about it?
Armchair analysis
by Joseph Gonzales - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The announcement is out: the Judicial and Bar Council is again accepting nominations for the position of Supreme Court chief justice.
Hongky town
by Joseph Gonzales - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
LGBT's in Hong Kong are being shaken and stirred by their judiciary, what with conflicting decisions issued by their courts.
Just flagging this
by Joseph Gonzales - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Wait. Policemen arresting moviegoers just because they didn't stand up during the national anthem? What is happening to this country?
Indifferent road to hell
by Joseph Gonzales - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent shooting of yet another mayor (the fifth!) brings yet another layer of disquiet and unease to formerly idyllic Cebu.
Hope springs (somewhat feebly)
by Joseph T. Gonzales - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
While Trump is doing his darnedest best to destroy the American system, the system is resilient enough to strike back and grab hold of, if not him, those around him.
Pivotal moment
by Joseph Gonzales - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A creeping descent into madness? Perhaps, not even creeping.
Offending secular feelings
by Joseph Gonzales - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Carlos Celdran is in hot water. No, scratch that. Soon, Carlos Celdran will have no hot water.
Wife goals
by Joseph Gonzales - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Nowadays, the term "housewife" is considered disparaging by Brits.
Brainwashing, the Chinese way
by Joseph Gonzales - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I was trying to book a flight to Hong Kong. For some reason, the options in Philippine Airlines’ website weren’t being especially helpful.
Definitely a Hero
by Joseph Gonzales - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
We knew that one day this would come.
More tears left to cry
by Joseph Gonzales - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Over lychee iced tea in an office lobby kiosk, a British lawyer based in Singapore asked: “So how’s everything in your country?”
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