Coast Guard duty: interdict Chinese militia, escort Filipinos
by Jarius Bondoc - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s time to interdict Chinese poachers in the Philippines’ western exclusive economic zone.
The other surge
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Even as COVID cases continue to surge and the variants (the gang’s all here; can the government still keep track?) become deadlier, we keep being diverted by another surge.
‘DIY’ video vs COVID-19
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
A group of volunteer-doctors came out with a do-it-yourself video that provides a “don’t panic” medical advisory to people who might be experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of coronavirus disease...
Medical Zonas
by Cito Beltran - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Many Filipinos 50 years old and above would surely be familiar with the police term “ZONA” or Oplan Zona.
Insufficient proof
by Jose C. Sison - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Support comprises everything indispensable for sustenance, dwelling, clothing, medical attendance, education and transportation, in keeping with the financial capacity of the family (Article 194, Family Code).
Right on the Mark
by Pia Roces Morato - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Time truly is the best teacher. Back in 2016, there were quite a few skeptics regarding Mark Villar’s appointment as the Secretary of Department of Public Works and Highways, which is essentially the country’s...
Root of the problem
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Controversy has wracked the Pilipinas VisMin Cup’s inaugural season, barely a week old, and the consolation is the damage isn’t irreparable particularly as it came sooner than later.
We need a Dr. Fauci
by Boo Chanco - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Our worst problem today is the absence of a credible person to look up to for guidance. In the US, even when Trump was at his worst behavior, they had a Dr. Anthony Fauci to turn to for the real score based on ...
Unrequited love
by Roberto R. Romulo - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
As we already know, having been promised billions of dollars of loans and investments, President Duterte has avoided words and actions that could hurt, in his own words, the “feelings” of China’s...
The ballad of Dingdong and Jessa
by Ricky Lo - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
In a field where some marriages can’t stand the test of time, Dingdong Avanzado and Jessa Zaragoza take pride in having beautifully survived the trials.
Direk Manny recalls shoot on the day ABS-CBN was shut down
by Boy Abunda - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s understandable when people could not intentionally forget emotional events as easily as mundane ones.
The people we look up to
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Friday, the Philippines marked its “Day of Valor” to remember the heroes who walked in the infamous Death March of 1942.
My ‘little sister’ Alex disinvited me to her wedding
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
If it were ordinary times and my “little sister” Alex Alimagno disinvited me on her wedding day, that would have broken my heart.
Legacy workwear takes to the streets
by Gabbie Tatad - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
You may have been one of the many scrolling through Instagram, seeing images from this particular campaign and wondering what local streetwear brand was launching.
A new kind of radiance
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Nobody’s judging if your sole source of light at the end of this tunnel is a bit of sparkle and shine. Here’s what I enjoyed this week, and I hope you delight in them, too!
Philippines drifting to Sino-Russo orbit
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Three months into his presidency, erstwhile Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte announced his country’s “separation” from America and started talking of the Beijing-Manila-Moscow axis playing in his...
by Alex Magno - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Everybody loves a V-shaped recovery, a quick bounce back after the beating inflicted by the pandemic.
Filipino nationalism
by Elfren S. Cruz - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The one Filipino who is the embodiment of Philippine nationalism is the former senator Claro Mayo Recto. In 1957, he ran for president, together with Lorenzo Tañada as his running mate.
US-EU relations
by Ian Bremmer - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Donald Trump changed America not as much as his supporters wanted, but more than his critics hoped.
Champ in the making
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
There are 31 Filipinos in the rosters of champions and top 10 contenders of the world’s most prestigious governing bodies, WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO.
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