Rody’s riddle
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Lacson and Sotto look up to Mayor Duterte as a model of “political will” in handling the challenges at the Office of the President.
Not a priority bill
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 28, 2021 - 12:00am
As expected, outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte bared a short list of his administration’s priority bills during his ultimate state of the nation address last Monday.
Second chances
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Most of the popular names touted to run as candidates in the upcoming presidential race next year are incumbent national and local government officials.
Tough to get through next Senate
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 23, 2021 - 12:00am
With only 12 of the 24 Senate seats up for grabs on May 9, 2022 elections and nine of the candidates are all re-electionists, the race among senatorial wannabes would be a tough contest.
The short end of the stick
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Very harsh words were being exchanged as the ongoing party intramurals heat up among top leaders of the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan.
Angry about adobo
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 19, 2021 - 12:00am
A seemingly innocuous press release issued on July 9 by the Bureau of Philippine Standards literally stirred the pot among Filipinos, especially those very fond of eating adobo.
For history to repeat itself
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The founding fathers of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan might be turning in their graves in extreme anger, disfavor, or regret even.
Duterte vs Sotto in VP race?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
At this early stage, all wet eyes looking at the next presidential race are focused on who would be their rivals to run in the coming May 9, 2022 elections.
The truth comes out soon
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Again, Mayor Sara hastily added nothing is final yet as of that interview last Friday.
The LP ‘options’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 1179 in which he declared there are now 109.035 million Filipinos living in the Philippines.
At their own risks
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
The National Task Force implementing the Philippine government’s responses against the deadly coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic reported a total of almost 12 million doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines that were...
‘Green’ countries or not
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) released last June 30 the list of 57 countries and jurisdictions that got the “Green” or go-signal for fully...
‘Been there, done that’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 2, 2021 - 12:00am
What is happening at present with the PDP-Laban as the incumbent ruling party of President Rodrigo Duterte is just history repeating itself.
PNoy walked the talk ’til the end
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The social media went into high drive immediately after our late president Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino III was reported early morning last June 24 as having passed away.
A bachelor father of the nation
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 28, 2021 - 12:00am
On the feast of St. John the Baptist on June 24, Lingayen Archbishop Socrates Villegas aptly noted our late president Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino III “crossed over the next life,”...
TESDA online courses: How to survive COVID pandemic
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 in the country have prompted over a million Filipinos to acquire new skill sets that served them well during these difficult times.
Variants crossing borders
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 23, 2021 - 12:00am
True to his commitments to millions of overseas Filipino workers, President Rodrigo Duterte reaffirmed the Philippine government policy to allow their return to our country despite travel bans during these risky...
Face-to-face with face shields
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 21, 2021 - 12:00am
It is with great relief we have been receiving in greater bulks the latest delivery of vaccine doses being procured and donated to the Philippines to control spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in our...
‘Learning crisis’
by Marichu Villanueva - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Angara vows to save the country’s future – the Filipino youths from this “learning crisis.”
A different kind of power play
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Manila Electric Co. on Friday announced the increase on electricity rates effective this month due to the rise in the cost of power it sourced from the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market.
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