Be the heroes our country needs

Peter Angelo V. Perfecto - @inquirerdotnet 11/27/2021

In 2020, I wrote about the heroes we need, stressing that we have to keep them alive to help us survive the COVID-19 global scourge. They need to be encouraged, supported, and empowered, not scolded by authorities…

Educators who went on to make history

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 10/05/2021

Our teachers play a huge part in our growth as an individual. They can spark hope and inspire us to be a better person who can hopefully change the world. As we celebrate our teachers this World…

Juntilla leads Heroes in whipping Warriors in Super Cup quarterfinals match

Glendale G. Rosal 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The ARQ Builders Lapu-Lapu City Heroes rode on the back of the rampaging veteran Reed Juntilla to beat the Dumaguete Warriors, 92-76, in their do-or-die quarterfinals match of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup,…

SBP chief: We back GAB probe on controversial VisMin Super Cup game

Glendale G. Rosal 04/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) expressed its strong support to the Games and Amusement’s Board (GAB) for its ongoing investigation of the controversial Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup game between the Siquijor Mystics…

Bonifacio and other heroes

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 11/29/2020

Growing up in the small town of Betis in Pampanga, a village of proud artisans and carpenters, I came to know of the nation’s heroes early in my childhood. Dr. Jose Rizal’s name was not just the…

Why not heroes of science, culture on our money?

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 09/02/2020

  Why is it that when we speak of Filipino heroes and heroines, we do so in the past tense? Why is it that the heroes we remember are predominantly male, mostly old, and all dead? Why…

Robots may become heroes in war on coronavirus

04/09/2020

SAN FRANCISCO —  Long maligned as job-stealers and aspiring overlords, robots are being increasingly relied on as fast, efficient, contagion-proof champions in the war against the deadly coronavirus. One team of robots temporarily cared for patients in…

Cebu City Sharks edge Laguna Heroes in 2 OTs

Jonas Rey Panerio. 11/18/2018

Veteran sniper Patrick Jan Cabahug came up with all the big time shots including the game-winning three-pointer with nine seconds left in the second overtime to lift the Cebu City Sharks past the Laguna Heroes, 77-75, in…

Road Heroes Part 6

Ador Vincent Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 09/27/2018

Though he doesn’t have legs, he wants to contribute something to the community. He simply wants to serve. — Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong on Borces’ passion to help solve traffic congestion despite his condition Even before sunlight pierces…

Of floods and heroes

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/16/2018

Evacuation was very short because early the next day they are back in their house again checking for any damage or loss. Every year we experience more than 20 typhoons and each time it is always a…

HUMANIZING HEROES

Rob Gonzales 09/08/2018

Jerrold Tarog POWER can be a lot of things. It can mean brute force, evoking fear or control. But in certain individuals, it can also be as subtle as having quiet confidence and inner strength. Enter Jerrold…

Modern day heroes recognized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/27/2018

Not all heroes wear masks or capes, nor have super powers to save the world, and bring pride and honor to everyone. This was the message Arnold Balais, the team captain of the Philippine Accessible Disability Services…

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