Wanted: ‘Climate warriors’
by Marichu Villanueva - March 31, 2023 - 12:00am
As the United Nations winds down the observance of the International Women’s Month, activities to mark April as the Earth Month kicked off last Saturday.
3-minute response time
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 29, 2023 - 12:00am
A retired Police General shared a funny joke but actually took a dig at fellow cops. The joke is about the bragging exchange at the sidelines in a conference of top cops around the world.
‘Stimulus’ payback
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Our close neighbor, Thailand hit more than 11.15 million tourist arrivals last year.
Behind the steering wheel
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Don’t be surprised if you find a woman driver behind the wheels picking you up from the ride-hailing company Grab Philippines.
Getting beyond pre-pandemic
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 22, 2023 - 12:00am
A big number of our senior and elderly members have resumed going to our weekly fellowship at the Tuesday Club breakfast coffee shop gathering.
The pains of the ‘new normal’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 20, 2023 - 12:00am
From the March 15, 2020 start of lockdown, our country has indeed moved on gradually forward. In fact, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. saw it fit and without risk to the entire Filipino nation...
City of San Juan after Wuhan
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 17, 2023 - 12:00am
By March 15 of this year, all the Metro Manila local legislative councils, or the Sangguniang Bayan were supposed to come out with their respective amended ordinances to implement unified fines and penalties in the...
Empowered women in Congress
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 15, 2023 - 12:00am
In the most recent history of the Philippine Senate, it is in the 19th Congress that has the most number of women Senators.
Rightsizing right now
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 13, 2023 - 12:00am
As a former president and chief operating officer in at least two major airline companies, we could only imagine the horror of Department of Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista dealing with the New Year’s...
‘King of the road’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 10, 2023 - 12:00am
For one, what does “consolidation” means?
Get tough, Mr. President
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 8, 2023 - 12:00am
In less than a month, there were at least four assassination cases of local politicians. All four were not related to each other.
‘Men of conviction’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Without aid of prepared speech, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. spoke endearingly to Cebuanos about the campaign promises he made before them in the last May 9, 2022 elections.
‘Bato’man & Robin’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 3, 2023 - 12:00am
“Baka dalawa na lang kami matira ni Sen. Padilla,” Dela Rosa quipped.The House of Representatives of the 19th Congress approved on Tuesday night the proposed “hybrid” Constitutional Convention...
No scare value to scammers
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 1, 2023 - 12:00am
“Getting missed calls from unknown numbers? Think twice before calling back as it might be the ‘one-ring and cut’ scam.
‘Republic of Importations’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 27, 2023 - 12:00am
The prices of fuel and food products were already on the spiral as the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte winded down from office on June 30 last year.
Robinhood’s Cha-cha: ‘Inshallah’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Asked how soon could Cha-cha finally take off, Padilla retorted: “Inshallah,” (if Allah wills, or GCall it propitious we had a Muslim convert Senator Robinhood Padilla as featured guest at our Kapihan...
Stone-cold silence
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 22, 2023 - 12:00am
It is worth waiting how the present administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will observe the 37th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution this week.
Costly botched project
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 20, 2023 - 12:00am
Sadly, up to now we – taxpayers – are still paying for the costly P18.7-billion Laguna Lake project that got botched in 2011.
Stuck in the pipelines
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 17, 2023 - 12:00am
For so long a time already, the dam project has gotten stuck at the pipelines over and over again.
Triad or Quad vs one bully
by Marichu A. Villanueva - February 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Back from his five-day official visit to Japan, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. once again is under fire from both friends and foes as well, as expected.
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