PSG

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/10/2022

The story is told about a man who called his friend, bragging that he is on an isolated island to spend some time in prayer and quiet during Holy Week. He even told his friend that he…

Scamming the elderly

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 04/09/2022

This is a modern-day cautionary tale, except that I don’t only want to warn people, I want the authorities (those who can do something about it) to please get their acts together to effectively catch the criminals.…

An unforgettable Uber trip

Fatima Kaalim - @inquirerdotnet 04/08/2022

I had just received a piece of devastating news and sat for 10 minutes, trying to process my emotions. I texted my partner, told him I was sad about the news. He asked if I wanted to…

Helping kids return to face-to-face

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 04/07/2022

Over 10,000 schools now offer face-to-face (F2F) options for their students, ranging from voluntary pilot classes to full-time mandatory classes. We have been stable at alert level 1 for quite some time now and there is a…

Tripadvisor, 1846

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 04/06/2022

Antonio Pigafetta’s account of the first voyage around the world with Ferdinand Magellan has provided me with hours and hours of fun. Now that Yale University has made their French illuminated manuscript available online, I direct my…

Legal bytes: Marcos’ Ill-gotten wealth cases in the Supreme Court

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 04/05/2022

The Marcos dictatorship is a “well-entrenched plundering regime of 20 years”. Thus ruled the Supreme Court in PCGG v. Peña  (GR No. L-77663, April 12, 1988) in relation to the ill-gotten wealth cases where it noted the “magnitude…

Endemic: Not the end

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 04/05/2022

It’s been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic and there’s a growing dangerous sense of complacency, spread in part by a word that’s taken on magical meanings: endemicity. It doesn’t help that the word ends with, well,…

‘Protokills’

Ann Cuisia - @inquirerdotnet 04/04/2022

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a global health crisis. Several strategies were implemented to combat and control its spread including wearing masks, hand hygiene, social distancing, and even the use of a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction…

President Duterte’s swan song

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 04/03/2022

Last Thursday, March 31, President Duterte visited Cebu, and gave two speeches. One was before a meeting of the National and Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF-Elcac). The other was at the grand…

Follow the light

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/03/2022

I remember a 60th wedding anniversary which I officiated some years ago. At the renewal of their vows, the husband, beaming with pride said with confidence: “Darling, I have loved you all these years,” to the delight…

95 hunger surveys since 1998

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 04/02/2022

The new SWS report on hunger—“Fourth Quarter 2021 Social Weather Survey: Hunger rises from 10.0% to 11.8%,” www.sws.org.ph, 3/25/22—its 95th from July 1998, has 8.9 percent of household heads saying their family experienced involuntary hunger (nakaranas ng…

Visionaries or madmen

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 04/01/2022

It started when Gmail drafted replies to messages in my Inbox. Knowing that Google was reading my mail made me realize it was tracking my Google searches, tracing what I watched on YouTube or Netflix, trailing podcasts…

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