All the king’s men
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 24, 2021 - 12:00am
This famous phrase from the children’s rhyme Humpty Dumpty acquired a different fame as title of the Pulitzer Prize winning 1946 novel by Robert Penn Warren (also, of its academy award winning film adaptation...
Dual in the sun
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 17, 2021 - 12:00am
There was a big to-do recently about our own Ms. Yuka Saso, youngest US Women’s Open Golf Champion in history, and her upcoming citizenship “moment of truth.”
The best laid plans
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 10, 2021 - 12:00am
I don’t know about you but it seems that when the IATF laid out the protocols for international travel, they clearly didn’t know about us.
Rules of engagement
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 3, 2021 - 12:00am
The Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, R.A. 9003, was enacted back in 2001.
Hope and glory
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The story of the triumphant underdog will always sell. It taps into that vein of empathy we have for others.
Backstage sons and daughters
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 19, 2021 - 12:00am
One theme that saturates current Philippine zeitgeist is that of the father-child dynamic.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Independence is about raising the flag.
If you build it, they will come
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 5, 2021 - 12:00am
It has been a mantra for business.
Lest we lose our Edens
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 29, 2021 - 12:00am
On the eve of Philippine Environment Month, we borrow our title from Browning and yield this space to my brother Prof. Macky Maceda, sustainability director of Enderun Colleges, with his thoughts on the family’s...
Dropping the ball
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 22, 2021 - 12:00am
It was a year ago when the President spoke of the contact tracing responsibility of local government units.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Today, I yield my space to the gentleman from the 4th District of Pangasinan, Congressman Christopher Vera-Perez de Venecia, and his initiative of a shared advocacy on the creative industries:
Social bonds
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Former congressman and defense secretary Gilberto “Gibo” C. Teodoro Jr. has floated the idea of bonds to finance our continuing need for vaccines.
Compulsory, mandatory, involuntary
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Secretary Harry Roque skirted the question on mandatory inoculation. With not enough vaccines, he decided to hedge rather than speculate.
Learned helplessness
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
I first heard the phrase “theory of learned helplessness” uttered in the Senate by the late senator Raul Roco.
Shifting baselines
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
On this same date last 2020, there were 218 new COVID-19 cases detected, bringing to 5,878 the total number of confirmed infections in the country.
The Alexander aesthetic
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
If Chief Justice Alexander Gahon Gesmundo is to succeed in unravelling the gordian knot of good judicial governance, he is blessed to have a magnificent namesake as his exemplar.
Short cuts
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Around the world, the response of legislatures to the anxiety about drugs is to enact reverse onus provisions.
People first
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The WTO Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights council met last week under the leadership of new Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 13, 2021 - 12:00am
G-7 pillars Germany and Japan have been world leaders in the pushback against the pandemic.
The long, slow grind
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
The arrival Thursday night of the initial batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines, manufactured in their South Korea facility, is another big stride in our push back against the virus and the march to normalcy.
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