Arnis may be used to develop a new martial art in Korea

Glendale G. Rosal 02/06/2018

FOLLOWING a demonstration in Korea last year, the Filipino martial art of arnis may be used to develop a new martial art that also includes taekwondo. Arnis became a hit in South Korea after Supreme Grandmaster (SGM)…

Martial law Christmas

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/21/2017

Cagayan de Oro City—The last time I visited the City of Golden Friendship martial law was in effect but somehow, with the exception of the presence of mobile checkpoints, one could hardly feel any tension caused by…

Suggested activities in teaching Martial Law

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/30/2017

Last week I had an interview with a history teacher who is doing a research on student activism in Cebu, and I shared with her my experiences of educating for social consciousness and transformation even before martial…

Side stories of Martial Law

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/23/2017

The intense fear inflicted by Martial Law sent various signals. Some slowly left the country, private schools especially Catholic schools turned over their schools to another congregation. I am familiar with three cases of such schools. St.…

‘Eternal vigilance against martial law’

Morexette B. Erram 09/20/2017

HUMAN rights lawyer Democrito Barcenas called on Cebu residents to remain vigilant in monitoring developments and take a stand against actions and policies that could lead to the declaration of martial law anew in the country. In…

Cebu millennials: Martial law can lead to abuse of power

Migeul Ernest Ermac, Morexette B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/20/2017

Forty-five years after it was declared by the late president Ferdinand Marcos, millennials have different perspectives on how martial law had impacted the country’s history and its people. Yet Cebuano millenials Ivan Rey Tan, Ted Frances Servano…

Martial Law memories

Sofia Aliño Logarta 09/20/2017

Towards the beginning of the seventies, groups among the youth had awakened into intensified nationalism. In the positive sense, they were envisioning a future of authentic independence and a government that was actually serving the Filipino people.…

Millennials on Martial Law

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/20/2017

On September 21, 1972, then president Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081, placing the entire Philippines under martial law to address an intensifying communist insurgency. Many regard it as the Philippines’ darkest time. Under martial law there…

CTU arnisadors win gold medals in International Martial Arts Festival in China

Rabboni Centino Borbon 09/20/2017

Two Cebuano arnisadors helped the Philippine team shine in the Fuquan International Martial Arts Festival and Congress last Sept. 15 to 19 at the Fuquan Cultural Sports Center in Guizhou City, China. Dexler Bolambao and Oswen Kenret…

Brandishing martial law

Editorial 09/18/2017

It’s no small coincidence that Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana’s comment about the possibility, however remote, of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring a nationwide martial law came days ahead of the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law…

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