Diff’rent strokes
by Doreen G. Yu - January 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Government could be more aggressive and creative in convincing folks to get vaccinated instead of resorting to threats of arrest and punishment (that “no vax, no ride” policy is really problematic to...
Omicron on my own
by Doreen G. Yu - January 15, 2022 - 12:00am
I hope I don’t get into trouble with the Department of Health for this, my DIY response to COVID.
Desert sojourn
September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
I didn’t realize trekking through the desert was part of our Israel tour; which was just as well, so there was no chance to back out.
Too late the hero
by Notes from the editor - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that the former BIR building next to our office here in Port Area has been knocked down to about just two or three floors, there is an order to stop the demolition.
OFW tales
February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
We should be exporting goods, not people, an economist told me some years ago, as the term OFW (overseas Filipino worker, if you still don’t know) started to become officially part of our vocabulary.
The Dog days are here!
February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Dog lovers, this coming year we celebrate our wonderful furry friends.
Big city, big time
by Notes from the editor - May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
China continues its quest for superlatives, as frenzied construction all over the country seeks to build the biggest, the tallest and the most of everything. The latest of this unabated boom is the New Century Global...
A town remembers
May 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
Ma Yen was a 16-year-old junior high school student at the Xuankou Secondary School in this town in Wenchuan county when, at 2:28 p.m. on May 12, 2008, the earth convulsed – up and down and side to side –...
Feast with the eyes
February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
After all the feasting over the extended holidays just gone by – Christmas, New Year and just four weeks later the Lunar or Chinese New Year – the farthest thing from our minds now should be food. Although...
Sumang mihimog impresyon sa Blackwater
by Emmanuel B. Villaruel - January 16, 2017 - 5:43pm
Human walay kisaw sa iyang rookie season, si Roi Sumang hinay-hinay nga miladlad sa tinuoray niyang potensiyal.
by Notes from the editor - January 16, 2016 - 9:00am
I don’t imagine too many people still do it, but I’ve made a New Year’s resolution.
by Notes from the editor - October 17, 2015 - 10:00am
It’s not a full moon – in fact, it was the new moon – but the loonies and goonies were out in force last week, especially around “Ground Zero,” the Palacio del Gobernador which houses...
Food on the plate
by Notes from the editor - October 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Would you eat food that’s been thrown away?
Host with the most
by Notes from the editor - September 19, 2015 - 10:00am
The Philippines began hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings last December under the threat of Typhoon Ruby, which necessitated moving the meeting from Bicol to Manila.
My neighbor’s tale
by Notes from the editor - September 5, 2015 - 10:00am
STARweek and the Sports section are, literally, magkapitbahay, separated only by a low partition, which is conducive to chismis ober da bakod and sharing merienda.
Suicide is fatal
by Notes from the editor - August 29, 2015 - 10:00am
I got a text message the other day from an obviously very exasperated motorist asking about starting an online petition for a certain Cabinet secretary – he who shall not be named – to commit suicid...
101.6 M
by Notes from the editor - August 15, 2015 - 10:00am
In an attempt to keep an oh-so-fragile hold on my sanity, I tell myself every time I am caught in traffic – and that’s pretty often – that all this activity on the road just means a vigorous e...
Starting too early
by Notes from the editor - August 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Oh no! It has started; the season of perdition.
Quiet time
by Notes from the editor - March 29, 2015 - 12:00am
I am looking forward to some real peace and quiet this week.
Moving on
by Notes from the editor - March 22, 2015 - 12:00am
Two comprehensive reports on the Jan. 25 Mamasapano encounter have been released – the 128-page report (plus annexes, including the detailed report of the five-man Operational Audit Team, not released to the...
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