Sentro sa Katilingban (SSK)

Madrileña de la Cerna 10/20/2018

With just a year ahead, last Friday, October 19, the Sentro sa Katilingban Inc. Training and Social Resource Center had the opening salvo of the celebration of its forthcoming 50th Founding Anniversary on October 19, 2019 with…

The death list

Radel Paredes 10/20/2018

We have been so frustrated at how slow justice works in our flawed democracy that we are willing to let the one with iron hand rule with the law crumpled in a fist. When it first came…

Environment: An election issue

10/20/2018

Public discourse in the national and eventually local campaign season may go wide off track if it continues to focus on the persons who are running for public office. The basics ought to be easy. Platforms should…

Clean up

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 10/19/2018

This is a gentle reminder that running for public office comes with a price, which includes giving up a portion of your privacy Before the campaign season goes on full throttle, I am taking the liberty to…

Sub tuum praesidium

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 10/19/2018

The fruits and protection that this prayer showers upon the Church is also applied to every person who recites it. Pope Francis recently encouraged the faithful to recite what is probably the oldest prayer dedicated to the Blessed…

VIP entrance

10/18/2018

This early, Filipino voters including those in Cebu province, should prepare their list of candidates to vote for in next year’s midterm elections following last Wednesday’s deadline for the filing of candidacies in the local and national…

The interaction of inflation, interest rates, and GDP

Fernando Fajardo 10/18/2018

An excise tax not only raises the price of the product directly and make the poor to suffer more; it also lowers output and create more joblessness among the poor. The government is lowering its real GDP…

Sliding down: Davide, Rama and Chiong

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 10/18/2018

They have different unique reasons in reaching such a decision. People can sense that there are reasons for private consumption and there are also those calculated ones for purposes of public discussion. There are at least three…

A way out of poverty

10/17/2018

Not a few tears were shed, nor were there fewer groans of despair heard when it was announced that there were two winners of the P1.180 billion ultra lotto grand prize, the biggest last Sunday evening. The…

Gender fair education

Sofia Aliño Logarta 10/17/2018

In 2005 the Women in the Literary Arts collaborated with the Women Artists’ Initiatives and produced Babayeng Buhat A Visual/Literary Experience; my favorite from this collection has been Linda Kintanar-Alburo’s “Pen pen de Sarapen, Pildi ang Pabilin”:…

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