by Dean Andy Bautista - March 28, 2015 - 12:00am
There have been several columns both domestic and foreign written about Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. Many showered him with positive, glowing comments.
Letting go
by Dean Andy Bautista - March 21, 2015 - 12:00am
The amazing Pope Francis has done it again. He is making the Catholic Church re-think its 600 year tradition that the Papacy is a position for life.
Where’s the beef?
by Dean Andy Bautista - March 14, 2015 - 12:00am
As a result of a few meaty conversations with the peninsulares father-and-son tandem of Julian and Carlos Carmona, my interest was piqued by the types of beef that we eat.
Strictly politics
by Dean Andy Bautista - March 7, 2015 - 12:00am
This piece is not going to be a commentary on Lynda Jumilla’s popular ANC talk show.
Consolidating gains
by Dean Andy Bautista - February 28, 2015 - 12:00am
As a general rule, we do not discuss work-related and provide personal greetings in this column.
by Dean Andy Bautista - February 21, 2015 - 12:00am
No, this will not be a post-Valentine column. Rather, it will tackle two events that transpired last week.
Terms of engagement
by Dean Andy Bautista - February 14, 2015 - 12:00am
This week’s column title seems appropriate for the occasion we are celebrating today. Ironically, what we will be discussing is not love but war.
Roller coaster
by Dean Andy Bautista - February 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Life is a roller coaster ride – a series of twists and turns, ups and downs.
Honor and peace
by Dean Andy Bautista - January 31, 2015 - 12:00am
I thought that today would be a propitious time to tackle a constitutional law issue. On Jan. 31, 1801, the legendary John Marshall, author of the controversial power of judicial review as introduced in the seminal...
Fan-atic (II)
by Dean Andy Bautista - January 24, 2015 - 12:00am
The fact that many are still recovering from a lingering Papal hangover provides a license to continue reminiscing about his visit.
by Dean Andy Bautista - January 17, 2015 - 12:00am
The “People’s Pope” is upon us.  And true to form, the multitudes of Filipino faithful fan-atics have come out to see, hear, touch and for the privileged few, selfie him.
by Dean Andy Bautista - January 10, 2015 - 12:00am
As the new year began, there was once again a discussion on whether we should prohibit the use of firecrackers.
Live dying
by Dean Andy Bautista - January 3, 2015 - 12:00am
The first column for the year is always difficult to write.  Still recovering from the holiday hangover, the dilemma is whether to tackle a current event as opposed to a philosophical topic.  Let us try...
Counting blessings
by Dean Andy Bautista - December 27, 2014 - 12:00am
The world witnessed several tragedies in 2014.
Fate and faith
by Dean Andy Bautista - December 20, 2014 - 12:00am
It has been our tradition to “change subject” and deviate from the usual legal/socio/cultural/political topics discussed in this column on the last Saturday before Christmas.
Lessons learned
by Dean Andy Bautista - December 13, 2014 - 12:00am
It was a good thing that typhoon “Hagupit” did not live up to its name.
by Dean Andy Bautista - December 6, 2014 - 12:00am
And the plot thickens. What appeared to be a usual case of road bullying — a conscientious and meek traffic enforcer being roughed up by a wealthy and arrogant car owner not getting his way is turning out to...
by Dean Andy Bautista - November 29, 2014 - 12:00am
On March 18, 1996, the worst disco/nightclub fire in Philippine history (ranked No. 6 among the 10 worst nightclub fires in the world) happened.  Located along Timog Avenue corner Tomas Morato in Quezon City,...
Giving thanks
by Dean Andy Bautista - November 22, 2014 - 12:00am
This coming fourth Thursday of November, Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving.
by Dean Andy Bautista - November 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Stuck in traffic the other day, I chanced upon a barangay sign listing the names of its incumbent officials.
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