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The truth about the ABS-CBN issue
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The issue over the 25-year franchise of television giant ABS-CBN, which expires end of March, is clear to those willing to see it for what it is.
PRRD must put the bite back with the bark
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
It is not the VFA and the ABS-CBN issues that bother me. While both may seem contentious, they only are from the political point of view.
Travel bans are sovereign rights
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Just like the VFA, which appears to have taken precedence in our priorities over the coronavirus, so has the travel ban that the Philippines has been imposing as a consequence of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease...
Stay focused on coronavirus, not VFA
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Judging by its near-complete disappearance from the front pages, it would appear that the novel coronavirus has worn off its novelty, and thus its ability to sell the news.
Democratic interests at Philippine expense
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
US Democrats impeached President Donald Trump for allegedly threatening to withhold military aid to Ukraine unless its president investigates the business dealings of former vice president Joe Biden's son in that...
EJK? Why not KJE?
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Extrajudicial killings or EJK has become almost a byword to describe the aggressive war on illegal drugs that President Rodrigo Duterte has waged in the Philippines.
Nancy blew it
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
I do not think Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States House of Representatives was sincere in offering her hand to President Donald Trump for a handshake as he approached the podium to deliver his State of the...
Trump emerges stronger
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Slapped silly by an impeachment trial they knew could result in only one way, the Democrats in the US Congress, cheered on by their media friends, try to salvage face by bravely declaring it is on to November, when...
Crisis demands responsibility
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
It is unfair to put the blame regarding the ongoing public hysteria over the nCoV epidemic squarely on the shoulders of social media.
Less talk, more action
by Jerry S. Tundag - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
A few days ago, I wrote here that it was pointless to listen to what Cebu City councilor Joy Young had to say about the worsening traffic situation in Cebu, as suggested by an editorial in this paper.
Press freedom and ABS-CBN
by Jerry Tundag - January 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The fate of the press and press freedom in the Philippines are not tied to the fate of network giant ABS-CBN, whose franchise, set to expire very soon, the government of President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened not...
Kobe
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 29, 2020 - 12:00am
I hated Kobe Bryant. I hated him the way I hated Michael Jordan and now hate Lebron James.
No, let's not hear from Young
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 27, 2020 - 12:00am
The editorial in this paper last Friday suggested we give a listen to the ideas of Cebu City councilor Joy Young.
Boomerang
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Rappler has posted a photo of Leni Robredo distributing "lugaw" and "pan de sal" to Taal eruption victims in Batangas.
Had I been Bongbong
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Right after Bongbong Marcos announced his intention to run for a national position in 2020, Leni Robredo quickly retorted, or was swiftly prompted to by her retinue of thinkers, that the son of the late dictator...
Just being polite
by Jerry Tundag - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Among the news in The Philippine STAR last Friday was a report on a Social Weather Stations survey that gave Vice President Leni Rebredo a net satisfaction rating of +18 for her 18-day stint as co-chairperson of...
Great tragedy
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Tragedies are always painful, the pain almost always due to their unexpectedness. Almost always, tragedies strike when everything is just about normal and perfect.
Visayanian reunion
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Lawyer Eddie Barrita, the perpetual president and one and only officer of the Visayanian Staffers Association, is calling on all past and present staff members of the school publication of the University of the Visayas...
The United States Senate
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The United States Senate is the senate of the country that dispossessed Native Americans and restricted them to Indian reservations.
Colossal blunder
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte describes Vice President Leni Robredo as a colossal blunder.
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