The perfect storm

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/03/2017

Just as Hurricane Harvey paralyzed Houston in the United States, traumatized the people and turned streets and highways into raging rivers and cut off the water system last week, fierce storms, heavy rains and flooding hit India,…

China stays mum on its defense budget

AP 03/05/2017

BEIJING — China in recent years has responded to calls for greater military transparency by releasing its defense budget. Not this year, it seems. The defense and finance ministries did not immediately respond to questions about why…

The nation’s dilemma

Radel Paredes 02/25/2017

The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima timed exactly during the rather lukewarm commemoration of the 1986 Edsa Revolution last February 24 made some us wonder whether we are just about to repeat that moment of history,…

Davide urges LGUs to improve services following Metro Cebu’s recognition

Intern 02/17/2017

CEBU Governor Hilario Davide III was hoping that Metro Cebu’s recognition as one of the models for metropolitan governance would encourage other local government units (LGUs) to improve their services. Early this week, Metro Cebu, along with…

Trump dumps heritage and the arts

Jobers R. Bersales 01/25/2017

The times are a-changing for the US. And, boy, will these changes cause ripples all over the world. As expected the era of an ultra-conservative president leading the world’s most powerful nation, the United States, would start…

Bea Alonzo has found a love that lasts

Apple Ta-as 01/06/2017

BALANCING love and career is a bit tricky, but it seems Bea Alonzo and Gerald Anderson are on the right track. The two Kapamilya stars have been reported dating again, after their love team debut on the…

Israel Cabinet minister calls Kerry speech ‘pathetic’

12/29/2016

Jerusalem — A senior member of Israel’s nationalist government on Wednesday called US Secretary of State John Kerry’s planned Mideast policy speech a “pathetic move,” further heightening tensions between the two close allies as the Obama administration…

Kirby Asunto’s Exist wins big in international tilt

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/21/2016

AT A TENDER age of two, Kirby Asunto already had an inkling of what she loves to do. While children her age were playing kids’ stuff around the neighborhood, the girl who traces her roots to Inopacan…

Trump savaged on net for ‘unpresidented’ tweet on China

12/19/2016

WASHINGTON — US President-elect Donald Trump got plenty of attention — but not the kind he was looking for — after a tweet Saturday calling out China for its seizure of an unmanned US naval probe. “China…

Anne Curtis engaged to Erwan Heusaff

Apple Ta-as 12/18/2016

WHAT started as a regular video blog of Erwan Heusaff, chronicling his adventures with his long-time girlfriend Anne Curtis in New York and Connecticut, has unexpectedly swept everyone off their feet when he finally popped the question…

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