Change of heart
by Eladio C. Dioko - July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
President Duterte hit the nail's head when he said in his inaugural address that change must start with every Filipino and in every Filipino. Change of heart is meant here.
by Eladio Dioko - June 30, 2016 - 12:00am
The interment of an alleged drug lord named "Jaguar" last Monday was a significant social phenomenon. It was attended by an estimated 2,000 people many of whom sported black t-shirts imprinted with the face of the...
A prayer for the nation
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 23, 2016 - 12:00am
As the Duterte administration is about to start its six-year watch, the Catholic church has enjoined its faithful to pray the "oratio imperata" calling them to value human life and distance themselves from the "culture...
Robredo should be given a role
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Vice president-elect Leni Robredo seems to be destined as a mere bystander in the Duterte government.
A culture of death?
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Five drug personalities in a barangay in Inabanga, Bohol were killed by police operatives last Sunday.
Reducing graft through federalism
by Eladio C. Dioko - June 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte recently disclosed that one of his priorities once he gets seated in Malacañang is to restructure the government into a federal one.
by Eladio C. Dioko - May 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Once he takes his oath of office, one of the urgent concerns for incoming President Duterte will be the implementation of DepEd's Kto12 program which starts right next month.
Fixing the country
by Eladio C. Dioko - May 21, 2016 - 12:00am
At this point in time with the euphoria over an impending Duterte presidency still roaring high, the general feeling is that at last a champion has come to "fix this country," to use a line from the Davao mayor himself...
May 13, 2016 - 10:00am
No word on God from presidentiables
May 6, 2016 - 10:00am
From day one of the campaign period to the present, each presidential aspirant has uttered a mouthful of promises to entice voters to his or her cause.
Abetting doleout mentality
by Eladio Dioko - May 4, 2016 - 10:00am
Listening to the campaign promises of presidential contenders one gets the impression that Filipino voters are gullible people whose choice can easily be influenced by doleouts.
Too much power in the presidency
April 29, 2016 - 10:00am
In our national elections the center of attention is always the candidates for the highest official of the land. There are usual aspirants for senators and congressmen.
Still trying to figure out
April 27, 2016 - 10:00am
Who is your choice for president?
Why Duterte is winning
April 15, 2016 - 10:00am
At this point in time, only 26 days (at this writing) before elections, Rodrigo Duterte has already topped the latest survey with 30 percent voter preference. Conducted by Pulse Asia on commission by ABS-CBN that...
A season of promises
April 13, 2016 - 10:00am
Election season is a season of promises. Listen to the presidential candidates in their roadshows and you get an avalanche of these.
To disqualify or not
April 8, 2016 - 10:00am
The Philippine Star's recent issue reported that the Supreme Court has already resolved the appeals on its earlier ruling declaring Grace Poe qualified to run for president.
Prospects for Talisay City College
April 5, 2016 - 10:00am
The Talisay City College, which was founded by former congressman and former Talisay City mayor Eduardo R. Gullas, is now a virtually a state college.
Still on that debate
March 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Entertaining was how one opinion writer described that presidential debate last Sunday.
El Niño and the candidates
March 16, 2016 - 10:00am
Pagasa has warned the country of "intense heat" in the next few months.
Either Roxas or Poe?
March 9, 2016 - 9:00am
Recently, I was asked by a friend about my candidate for president in the forthcoming election. My answer, I don't know yet. I told him though that two of the five aspirants seemed to weigh heavily on me. These were...
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