Manny in fantasy fights
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
What if former eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao faced unbeaten Edwin Valero, Sugar Ray Leonard and Nicaraguan legend Alexis Arguello? Who would’ve won?
Marine cable break an ever-present risk
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The suspected sabotage of undersea gas pipelines linking Russia to Europe in the midst of the war in Ukraine has set us wondering about the vulnerability in a period of conflict of the submarine communication cables...
Terminating a failed marriage could ‘expedite’ your petition
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
I was petitioned by my US citizen parent in 2008 as a married child (category F-3). However, I am now separated from my spouse, and have had no contact with him for years.
A ‘new dawn’ in Philippines-US economic ties
by Ambassador B. Romualdez - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
As instructed by the President, we prepared a fully jam-packed schedule for him during his six-day working visit to the United States.
A Filipino Anglophile
by Elfren S. Cruz - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
An Anglophile is a person who is not English and yet is a great admirer of the English language, history and culture.
Helicopter refund, gone with the wind
by Ramon J. Farolan - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Soviet missiles in Cuba. Sixty years ago, in October, 1962, US intelligence discovered evidence of a Soviet arms buildup in Cuba that included sites for medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear mis...
Better than optimism
by Francis J. Kong - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
I’m an eternal optimist. I always look for the possible good, even behind the seemingly bad.
Carbon money
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
San Miguel Corp. recently celebrated 132 years of operations with a promise to build a better future for all.
Enchanting Christmas albums for 2022
by Baby A. Gil - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
I think I have already found my Christmas song for this year. I know it does seem like early days yet and there will be more new Christmas recordings coming out these next few weeks.
A hairy experiment
by Butch Dalisay - October 2, 2022 - 12:00am
For the first time in my 68 years, I tried something new these past two months: I grew a mustache and a beard. It began when Beng caught COVID thankfully the rather benign Omicron variety and I followed suit, which...
Tchoukball revival
by Bill Velasco - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s a small step, but an important one.
by Alex Magno - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
It is striking that the weather experts have used the same adjective to describe Typhoon Karding and Hurricane Ian: explosive.
Family cries out: Pursue justice for drug war crimes
by Satur C. Ocampo - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
 “The gravest matters to the international community – crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide – are the hardest and slowest to pursue.
Walking the talk
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
“… as far as issues regarding government actions are concerned, if there is a presumption of validity in favor of the executive action or legislative action, then I am on the side of judicial restr...
Don’t panic, it’s organic
by Chit U. Juan - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
I was at a congress in Berlin recently to celebrate the anniversary of Naturland, the biggest association of organic farmers – from 60 countries and numbering a few hundred thousands, among millions around...
Diplomatic habits  
by Giorgio Guglielmino - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
There are countries that do not allow their ambassadors, once their period of assignment in a particular country is over, to return there before at least one year has elapsed.
In or out?
by Ramon T. Tulfo - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
What a way to go!
For Sarah Lahbati, showbiz takes a backseat to family
by MJ Marfori - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
A statuesque, elegant and subdued Sarah Lahbati in all ebony greeted us this week as we saw her for the first time after the lockdowns for her latest endorsement renewal with Luxe Skin.
In or out?
by Ramon T. Tulfo - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
What a way to go!
A lifetime of friendship
by Johnny Litton - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Every year, my longtime friends from the diplomatic, business, and social circles never fail to make your columnist feel special, as it has become our tradition for us to celebrate my birthday.
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