by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
For several minutes Thursday night, the most powerful man in the world was not the Republican President debating a former Democrat Vice President at Belmont University in Nashville.
A Tale of Two Cities
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Silver lining
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It hasn’t happened yet. As of yesterday, we were 6,529 infections behind Italy.
Sleeping monsters
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Great mothballs of fire! The push for nuclear energy has ignited. Since 2016, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has been a man on a mission.
The grass is always greener
by Atty. Ernest Maceda - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Lancet, the world’s definitive peer-reviewed journal of the medical profession, has adjudged our COVID-19 performance to be in the “medium” rate of transmission category (30-50 new cases per...
Her giant heart
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Maceda family sincerely thanks the many who mourned with us on the passing of Maria Azucena Salvacion Vera Perez
Bicol’s favorite son
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Congress lost one of its enduring heroes when former House Speaker Arnulfo “Noli” Fuentebella passed away.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte, via Proclamation 316, declared September as “Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month”. Sept. 1 was established by the Pope as “World Day of Prayer for the Care of C...
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The death of the traveler from Wuhan last February from Covid-19 was a world’s first. His was the first recorded outside China.
The mendicancy of hope
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Begging for scraps.
To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Manila mayors are larger than life. Arguably the most visible public official, next only to presidents, a Manila mayor is more nationally prominent than any local chief executive.
Prepare and regroup
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Lockdowns alone will never be enough against the virus.
Crosses and crescents
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Congratulations to all new graduates.
Eggshells and tenterhooks
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Fifty thousand years after we emerged from caves, we are sent scampering back, cowering.
Inconvenient truths
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
As if the Presidential Spokesman didn’t have enough on his plate, he has had to double time, of late, cleaning up after Secretaries Duque and Año with their sudden attacks of thinking out loud.
Common sense
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The incendiary pamphlet, Common Sense, argued for independence from England and is widely credited to have influenced the 18th century American Revolution.
Frontliners no more
by Atty. Ernest Maceda - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Reliance on local government units has been underscored throughout the length of government’s response to this pandemic.
Looming gloom
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
If our IATF has been resolute with its health and non-pharmaceutical interventions, when it comes to school opening, we see them wavering. The optic of Secretary Duque contradicting the President was odd.
In extremis
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s response to the pandemic and to the threat of terrorist action are the most vivid illustrations of the Faustian bargains they face in the effort to contain threats to our overall safety and...
The temerity of independence
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bayanihan Act expired last week or will on June 25 per its own sunset provision.
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