Getting desperate
by Jerry Tundag - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It is now April 16. In just two weeks it will be May. And then it will be exactly a year before the May 2022 elections.
Why the fixation on COVID variants?
by Jerry Tundag - April 14, 2021 - 12:00am
I am one of the tens of millions of Filipinos who do not know the difference between the growing number of COVID variants.
Disappointing antics of Phl TV crew in the SCS
by Jerry Tundag - April 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Last April 8, a TV crew from ABS-CBN, or at least from one of the network's many undying incarnations, reported of having been chased away from Ayungin Shoal in the Spratlys in the South China Sea, first by a China...
Duterte must be secretly in favor of Leni
by Jerry Tundag - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
The issue of vaccines has become staple news almost of the same magnitude as COVID-19 itself.
12 of 15 Phl bishops of age during 4th Centennial in 1965
by Jerry Tundag - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines has officially started what it calls as the year-long celebration of the 5th Centennial of Christianity in the country.
DND ready to go to war. Will it? Should it?
by Jerry Tundag - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Many days after China established another unwanted and unauthorized presence in the Philippines' share of the South China Sea, illegally parking more than 200 commercial fishing vessels in the shallows of Julian...
Intolerant jumpers
by Jerry Tundag - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
There is so much uproar over several mayors jumping the line to have themselves vaccinated at a time when the priority for the first vaccine rollout was for health workers.
Perspectives different from where Duterte sits
by Jerry Tundag - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
For reasons we can only guess, China does not bully everyone. That it does bully the Philippines, though, is clear.
National ID? What National ID?
by Jerry Tundag - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte finally launched formally the long-delayed National ID last Friday.
So what will the Philippines celebrate in 2065?
by Jerry Tundag - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
We Filipinos are being told to celebrate 2021, as the 5th Centennial of the Christianization of the Philippines owing to the fact that a few dozen natives of Cebu were baptized by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521.
Reckless, maybe false, humility
by Jerry Tundag - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
What is President Duterte doing? What is he thinking? Why is he insisting on being among the last to be vaccinated against COVID-19? What is he trying to prove, that as president he needs to put the best interests...
Paying lip service to seniors
by Jerry Tundag - March 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development ought to be ashamed of itself for saying it supports moves to grant discounts to senior citizens on their online purchases.
Idiots have geniuses for fathers
by Jerry Tundag - March 13, 2021 - 12:00am
To put the title of this column another way, it takes great genius to inspire great idiocy.
There goes Sir Nonnie, after his OAO, Maam Jo
by Jerry Tundag - March 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Sir Nonnie ( Servillano C. Mapeso ) was not my father.
A little Santo Niño story from 1965
by Jerry Tundag - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
In April 1965 the Philippines celebrated the 4th Centennial of the Christianization of the Philippines.
Leni scores in non-bearing bout with Digong
by Jerry Tundag - March 5, 2021 - 12:00am
For two straight nights or earlier this week, President Duterte socked it to Vice President Leni Robredo in his regular televised reports to the nation.
Duterte court, irresponsible press
by Jerry Tundag - March 3, 2021 - 12:00am
I find it very irresponsible for the press to refer to the Supreme Court as the Duterte Court if its only reason for doing so is because Duterte happens to have appointed most of its current members.
No goodbyes for Sir Dodong
by Jerry Tundag - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
If you think Sir Dodong (Jose Rivera Gullas, February 1, 1934 - February 25, 2021) led a charmed life because he was rich, powerful, and good-looking, then you mistook the man for your own perception of him. Instead,...
2022 survey Senate winners pretty much it
by Jerry Tundag - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
UP-based OCTA Research, which in this time of the coronavirus pandemic suddenly seemed to be everywhere and with a say on everything, has come up with a sponsored survey listing the top choices of Filipinos for the...
Vaccines have a purpose, let's use them
by Jerry Tundag - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
When the coronavirus first reared its ugly head and people all over the world were getting sick or dying faster than we can count to 10, our knees nearly bled in prayer for divine mercy or some man-made intervention,...
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