Another irony on education: An indictment of the system

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/13/2019

After the irony of teaching our neighboring countries on how to plant rice that ended up us as the ones importing rice from them, now there is another one, not on the aspect of agriculture but on…

Ground-breaking inquiry

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/12/2019

She does not mince words when lambasting the doublespeak when it comes to climate change. Sixteen year old climate activist Greta Thunberg, just recently selected Time’s 2019 Person of the Year, chided rich countries, global banks, political…

The power of connecting: I was not good at it (Part 2)

Fernando Fajardo 12/11/2019

I got my first, second, and third job without using connection or recommendation. Luck might had been with me. Qualification matters too but qualification with luck could only get one up to a certain point. To go…

WWII sexual slavery and violence  victims seek  justice before the United Nations

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/10/2019

Justice has not been given to World War II women victims of sexual slavery and violence as their fight for unequivocal public apology, accurate historical inclusion, and just compensation continues up to this day. Last November 25, the…

Lapulapu’s Pestle and Museums for Mactan

Jobers Reynes Bersales 12/09/2019

Before I proceed to the main part, let me congratulate the thousand athletes carrying the Philippine flag for bringing pride and dignity back to a politically nauseated nation. The 30th Southeast Asian Games hosted by the Philippines…

Maayong sampolan kining mga iresponsableng netizen!

Llyod Suarez 12/08/2019

Kinahanglang  leksiyonon kining mga nagpasagad og post sa ilang social media account sa mga fake news ug ubang matang sa paukyab nga naka-panic sa publiko kay gisakyan pag-ayo karon ang mga peke nga kidnapping sa mga bata aron kuno pangkuhaan…

Pinoy conquers elite sport

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/08/2019

The medals hauled by Filipino athletes in the 30th Southeast Asian Games continue to mesmerize, more so yesterday after the tally showed a lopsided score in favor of the host country – 85 gold, 63 silver and…

Technology and children

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/07/2019

One of my close friends called me on a busy Friday evening to tell me that she was “very disturbed.” She was having dinner with her six-year-old daughter when she asked, out of the blue, what the…

Hurray to our patriotic Filipino athletes in the SEA Games

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/06/2019

Unlike before when we needed to be there in the venue to let our athletes know of our support, now we can already do it through social media.  In the advent of internet, we can already convey…

‘A Private War’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/05/2019

What does one do on a 14-hour flight from Manila to London? Your guess is right: watch a movie or two or three. That is exactly what I did after tossing and turning in the seat and…

The power of connecting: I was clueless (Part 1)

Fernando Fajardo 12/04/2019

My greatest failure in life was my failure to connect. By connecting, I mean exactly what Keith Ferrazzi said in his book, Never Eat Alone, which he wrote with Tahl Raz, as “sharing knowledge and resources, time…

Farcical arrests

12/03/2019

President Duterte’s declaration two weeks ago of a ban on the importation of electronic cigarettes and an order to the police to arrest people vaping in public places has not been followed by any formal official document,…

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