COLUMNS
Future of Philippine football
by Bill Velasco (THE GAME OF MY LIFE) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Ricardo “Ricky” Yanson Jr. has football in his blood. He discovered his passion for the game early and played for University of St. La Salle throughout grade school and high school. In college, he managed...
Rice
by Alex Magno (FIRST PERSON) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Earlier in the week, some news outlets reported that President Duterte ordered further rice importation suspended.
‘Not really bloody’ but unjust, repressive
by Satur C. Ocampo (AT GROUND LEVEL) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
In August President Duterte vowed to distribute all agricultural lands equitably through a “unique brand of agrarian reform” to accomplish the program’s primary aim: “uphold the welfare of...
The fault in our stars
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. (SEARCH FOR TRUTH) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Senator Bong Go and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano are the brightest stars in the political firmament. The Constitution, however, indubitably remains our North star.
The pivot to Asia
by Danton Remoto (LODESTAR) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
We have seen the unimaginable the past week.
Desperate times, desperate measures
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes (HIDDEN AGENDA) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Some may not realize it yet, but our country is on the verge of a major power supply crisis that could turn out to be far worse than that experienced in the ‘90s if left unaddressed.
Noted
by Francis J. Kong (BUSINESS MATTERS (BEYOND THE BOTTOM LINE) ) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Effective communication is essential not only in relationships, but also in business.
Rachel’s 4th birthday wish is ‘secret’
by Ricky Lo (FUNFARE) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
When MTRCB chief Rachel Arenas hosted a dinner two days (Nov. 13) in advance for her 48th birthday (Nov. 15) recently, she made three wishes but kept the fourth one a big “secret.”
Rhett Eala has a sharp eye for beauty
by Millet M. Mananquil (LIFE AND STYLE ) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Rhett Eala is one very extraordinary person.
RLC Fights for the Planet
by Johnny Litton (OH YES, IT’S JOHNNY!) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Robinsons Galleria, the flagship mall of Robinsons Land Corporation, once again showed support to Filipino artists as it hosted another art exhibition featuring eleven talented painters from Malabon.
Filipiniana night at Seda Cebu
by Honey Jarque Loop (C‘EST CEBU) - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Seda Hotel, located at the heart of the city’s financial district, recently celebrated its first anniversary with “Panlantaw—Seamlessly Weaving Then and Now” at the hotel’s newly renovated...
RIDE FOR LIFE: No ‘horsing around’ for charity
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez (PEOPLE) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
There are people to the manor and the manner born, and a significant number of them jump to their full potential — for themselves and for others.
Living the Genting Dream
by Pepper Teehankee (THE PEPPER MILL ) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
recently took a five-night cruise aboard the Genting Dream, which carried 3,900 passengers and over 1,000 crew members. The great thing about huge ships is one doesn’t feel as sea sick as when one is taking...
Forget politics for the moment
by Joaquin M. Henson (SPORTING CHANCE) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
With a week to go before the official start of the Southeast Asian Games, the Philippines appears to be shooting itself in the foot as some quarters are publicly questioning budget appropriations in hosting the biennial...
Faulty planning bloated cost of subway – senators, experts
by Jarius Bondoc (GOTCHA) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Haphazardness is pushing up the cost of the Metro Manila subway – to the point of infeasibility. Construction estimates, raised so far from P208 billion to P218 billion then P357 billion, continue to jump....
Banning vaping
by Ana Marie Pamintuan (SKETCHES) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Being allergic to tobacco smoke, and all types of fumes, for that matter, I am one of those applauding President Duterte’s order banning vaping in public places.
Still the No. 1 ‘killer’ disease in the Phl
by Marichu A. Villanueva (COMMONSENSE) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The first reported suspected case of vapes-related illness, the rising polio cases and other public health issues were just among the most urgent national health issues we tackled in this week’s edition of...
Capable and competent
by Jose C. Sison (A LAW EACH DAY (KEEPS TROUBLE AWAY)) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Under Rule 130 (Sec 20) of the Rules of Court, any person who can perceive, and perceiving, can make known their perception to others may be a witness.
Regulation in aid of protection
by Cito Beltran (CTALK) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
According to certain members of Congress, they are inclined to push for the regulation and taxation of e-cigarettes, because this would be better than completely banning e-cigarettes. The argument is that a ban would...
Celebrating 80 years of service with the DND
by Pia Roces Morato (ROSES AND THORNS) - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
On Nov. 20, 2019, the Department of National Defense celebrated its 80th founding anniversary at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City where none other than President Rodrigo Duterte was the guest of honor and speaker for...
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