Conrado de Quiros, longtime PDI columnist, passes away November 07,2023 - 10:49 AM

Conrado de Quiros

Conrado de Quiros

MANILA, Philippines — Conrado de Quiros, a longtime Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist, has died, his brother, public relations practitioner Paul de Quiros, announced in a Facebook post late on Monday, November 6, 2023.

“With profound sadness, we announce the passing of our brother, Conrado S. de Quiros. He will be greatly missed by our loving family and friends,” he said.

“Wake details to be finalized tomorrow. Conrad will remain in our hearts forever. Rock on in heaven, Choy.”

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The columnist was born May 27, 1951, in Manila, though he traces his routes to Naga City in Camarines Sur.

Conrado de Quiros started his column “There’s the Rub” in November 1987 in the now-defunct Philippine Daily Globe. He brought the column over to the Philippine Daily Inquirer in July 1991.

De Quiros also wrote several books, among them “Flowers from the Rubble: Essays on Life, Death and Remembering” (1990), “Dance of the Dunces” (1991), “Dead Aim: How Marcos Ambushed Philippine Democracy” (1997), and “Tongues on Fire” (2007).

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