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Civil war
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 22, 2019 - 12:00am
I do not expect the United States to descend into another civil war.
Spot the phonies
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Thirty-three years after the overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship, and two Aquino presidencies later, one would have thought the Marcos issue would finally cease to play any part in anyone's electoral campaign. And...
Maria is not the face of journalism
by Jerry Tundag - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Just because Maria Ressa is a journalist critical of President Rodrigo Duterte does not make her arrest on charges of cyber libel an indication that media repression has descended on the Philippines.
Admission of strength
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 15, 2019 - 12:00am
An unintended admission is often the most honest. And the most revealing. And reelectionist senator Bam Aquino just did so without probably realizing, even to this day, that he has just admitted to something more...
Convenient scapegoat
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Whenever governments slip up, they hastily try to find a convenient scapegoat.
Cashing in on hopelessness
by Jerry Tundag - February 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Within the month, traffic enforcers in Cebu City will start confiscating the licenses of motorists caught violating traffic rules in the city.
Political expediency
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 8, 2019 - 12:00am
If Cebu City resident Bobit Avila, a fellow columnist in this paper, is getting discombobulated by the manner in which congressional districts are being made elsewhere in this country, you can bet your last insignificant...
Constant threat
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am
A travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom to its citizens wishing to travel to the Philippines or are already in the country has sent Philippine officials into a frenzied mode of denial.
EJK in another light
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 4, 2019 - 12:00am
No homilies were delivered in all Sunday masses at Roman Catholic churches throughout the country yesterday.
Don't baby the children
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine House of Representatives has passed a bill seeking to lower the age of criminal liability for children to 12 from the present 15.
Himig Natin
by Jerry Tundag - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
It did not come to me as a shock, this news about the death due to a stroke of Joey "Pepe" Smith of the iconic Philippine rock band Juan de la Cruz.
Imee, Nancy, Harry, and Bato
by Jerry Tundag - January 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Saturday afternoon, January 26, was surprisingly traffic-easy in a Cebu City that seems to try very hard to play catch-up with Metro Manila's infamous gridlocks.
Image over discipline
by Jerry Tundag - January 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There is currently so much brouhaha about bringing down the criminal liability of children. A little off to the background, there are moves, although a bit half-hearted, to bring back the ROTC program. In case the...
Bato Balani balloons
by Jerry Tundag - January 23, 2019 - 12:00am
There is probably no part of any novena or Mass celebrated in honor of the Sto. Niño that is more moving and emotionally charged than during the singing of the “Bato Balani sa Gugma.” As devotees...
Pista Senyor
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
For the first time in decades, not only was I able to attend the novena masses leading up to the feast of the Sto. Niño or Pista Senyor but I was able to complete all nine of them.
Patria de Cebu
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The full name of that building owned by the Archdiocese of Cebu in front of the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is Patria de Cebu.
Where's the humility?
by Jerry Tundag - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Has President Duterte gone overboard in his verbal attacks against Philippine Catholic bishops and priests? Not only has he done so, he has actually gone over the cliff in his tirades.
Trip cutting
by Jerry Tundag - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A reader emailed in a rather lengthy complaint against the practice of trip-cutting by jeepney drivers and the inability of government land transportation authorities and regulators to actually lift a finger to follow...
Attn Prrd
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Aside from his aggressive war on illegal drugs, another well-pronounced policy of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is his campaign against all forms of corruption.
Going to the dogs
by Jerry Tundag - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The murder of congressman Rodel Batocabe of the Ako Bicol party-list group allegedly on orders of a political rival he is expected to challenge for the mayorship of a town in Bicol is as high profile an act of political...
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