On 35th Edsa anniversary, Duterte tells Filipinos to protect rights, democratic institutions

Daphne Galvez 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — On the 35th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, February 25, 2021, called on Filipinos to be vigilant in protecting their rights and the country’s democratic institutions. “As…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

The Amboy is disgusted

Jobers R. Bersales 11/02/2016

During my student activism, there were three Filipinos we feared — and hated — the most: the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, followed by his Defense secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and then his Integrated National Police chief Fidel V.…

Caveat emptor

Jobers R. Bersales 10/19/2016

Even as President Rodrigo Duterte hobnobs with the great Chinese “empire” albeit sans his appointed representative, the former president Fidel V. Ramos, we must also look to other possible allies as we seemingly veer away from the…

Tunnel vision

Editorial 10/16/2016

Malacañang may describe former president Fidel V. Ramos’s grim assessment of President Rodrigo Duterte’s first 100 days in office as “fatherly advice,” but it doesn’t reduce the sting of the elder statesman’s words that the country “is…

Explorer Cousteau’s granddaughter urges Pinoys to protect Tañon, oceans

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/05/2016

A NATIONAL Geographic emerging explorer and the granddaughter of popular explorer and scientist Jacques-Yves Cousteau yesterday called for ocean conservation especially in the Tañon Strait Protective Seascape (TSPS) in the country. Alexandra Cousteau, who was in Cebu…

Great respect for Roy Señeres

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/10/2015

If supporters of Davao City Mayor and candidate for president Rodrigo Duterte are ecstatic over the latest Social Weather Station survey that showed his popularity in Metro Manila surging to 38% in a polling taken in November…

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