Clarity in Clarita
by Pia Roces Morato - May 27, 2022 - 12:00am
It was beyond shocking to hear Professor Clarita Carlos explain over an interview what had happened to her in most recent days. In all things however, and in God’s perfect timing, all undertakings in life turn...
The impact of scholarships
by Pia Roces Morato - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Every student has a story and every story is different.
A united Philippines
by Pia Roces Morato - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
At last elections are over and the people have spoken. Soon, as President Duterte steps down from office, we, the people of the Republic, look forward to a new administration whose unique message was built on u...
Place your bets
by Pia Roces Morato - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
A few more days before election day and at this point, most of us have chosen our candidates.
Emotional intimidation
by Pia Roces Morato - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
St. Ambrose once said, “No one heals himself by wounding another.” There are numerous types of bullying and not every one of them is easily determined.
Belmonte’s fake news aikido
by Pia Roces Morato - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As a very vocal proponent and advocate of the fight against disinformation, I often get asked the same question over and over again: “What is the best way to fight fake news?”
Research and development
by Pia Roces Morato - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
I have come to understand more fully that research and development is more important than you think.
The longest journey
by Pia Roces Morato - March 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Last year, and in the middle of a pandemic, both the Spanish and Filipino delegations made a courageous journey to Eastern Samar in our own expedition with the goal of honoring and bringing back to life the longest...
QC’s fuel response
by Pia Roces Morato - March 18, 2022 - 12:00am
I chanced upon a comment on Facebook where someone said, “Quezon City always does it first.” As a QCitizen and someone who, like many others, feel that forward thinking is always the most pro- active...
Reserve as a force
by Pia Roces Morato - March 11, 2022 - 12:00am
With the outbreak and daily news on the happenings in Ukraine, one can’t help but think how many of us are actually prepared to step up and enlist in the reserve command at the Armed Forces of the Philipp...
Is the West at fault?
by Pia Roces Morato - March 4, 2022 - 12:00am
I came across a lecture by Professor John Mearsheimer at the University of Chicago on the Ukrainian conflict as I went down memory lane on the history of events that led up to the present day.
Pearls before swine
by Pia Roces Morato - February 25, 2022 - 12:00am
We have all heard the saying “Don’t cast your pearls before swine!” I learned this Bible verse from my mother who still to this day reminds me of it, hence I have learned to hold many things close...
RA2RA: Republic Acts to Recover and Advance
by Pia Roces Morato - February 18, 2022 - 12:00am
It has been two years since the pandemic, and it seems that we are slowly seeing some light at the end of the tunnel.
The doctor is in
by Pia Roces Morato - February 11, 2022 - 12:00am
The campaign period for national level candidates has begun, so the media circle is now going to be bombarded with interesting, exciting and, sometimes, disappointing news about candidates gunning for the country’s...
Choose your battles
by Pia Roces Morato - February 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Sun Tzu once said, “He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.” In life we learn that choosing our battles entails wisdom.
How to be a Girl Scout
by Pia Roces Morato - January 28, 2022 - 12:00am
January 2022 arrived with a huge bang wherein so many of my friends and relatives have been hit by the Omicron virus. Living in uncertainty for the past two years has taught me many things good and bad but despite...
An end to the smoking epidemic
by Pia Roces Morato - January 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Countless anti-smoking advocates and public health researchers are now celebrating the bicameral approval of Senate Bill 2239 (the Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Regulation Act) into law, and I count myself...
On dealing with crises
by Pia Roces Morato - January 7, 2022 - 12:00am
We all at one point or another fall into a crisis. Before Christmas, many of our fellow citizens suffered from the pains of Odette and it isn’t over for them, as even the most basic necessities such as clean...
Why it matters
by Pia Roces Morato - December 31, 2021 - 12:00am
An incentive is a benefit that is given to someone in order for him or her to do be encouraged to do or abide by something specific.
Charity even when it hurts
by Pia Roces Morato - December 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Henry Ward Beecher once said that every charitable act is a stepping stone to heaven. I recently had a friend who, as she and I were coordinating for Odette on relief through the Armed Forces of the Philippines,...
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