Politically charged events

Stephen D. Capillas 02/23/2017

Probably the first transport strike of the year for Metro Cebu public transport operators will be held next Monday, but there are reports that the transport group here may join transport groups in Manila for tomorrow’s protest…

Anti-Trump women marches draw millions

01/22/2017

More than two million people flooded US cities as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president that was echoed in sister protests around the world. As a sea of…

WikiLeaks urges leak of White House docs before Obama leaves

01/05/2017

WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks appealed Tuesday for leaked White House documents before President Barack Obama leaves office, as its founder Julian Assange again denied Russia was the source of hacked Democratic party e-mails that hurt Hillary Clinton’s bid…

Trump’s shocking victory

Ricky Poca 11/14/2016

THE election victory of businessman Donald Trump is something unexpected and not just because a few days before election day all surveys showed Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Clinton leading the way. In the last day of the campaign…

Do you still love the news?

Gerard Pareja 11/13/2016

Sa 100 ka nag-unang matalaan sa US, duha ra ang ni-endorse sa Republican presidential candidate nga si Donald Trump. Ug kon tipunon ang tanang mga mantalaan sa USA nga nihatag og endorsement, matud pa sa bbc.com, 200…

Hegemonic power shift, is it coming?

Fernando Fajardo 11/10/2016

In his work on “What is International Political Economy,” Michael Vesseth said that the theory of hegemonic stability was arguably one of the most important contributions to Cold War international relations theory. Developed by Charles P. Kindleberger…

Donald and Hillary, Richard and Jonah

Stephen D. Capillas 11/10/2016

It’s been more than two days since the aftermath of the US elections and by this time both American and foreign analysts have ventilated most of their indignation and jubilation over the shocking results which showed businessman…

Trump victory speech helps soothe market concerns

11/10/2016

LONDON — Conciliatory comments from US President-elect Donald Trump in the aftermath of his stunning victory over Hillary Clinton helped global stock markets and the dollar trim their hefty losses on Wednesday. Though uncertainty remains over Trump’s…

What Trump’s victory means to PH

11/09/2016

At past 3 p.m., Philippine standard time, American businessman Donald John Trump won over Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Clinton, and the initial reactions on his impending win were mostly negative not only in the US but across the…

Critical choice

Editorial 11/08/2016

By the time this piece sees print, the US would have voted into office either Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Rodham Clinton or Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and the election of one or the other would have major…

Trump and the US elections

Ricky Poca 11/07/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña in the latest news reports said he would dump the garbage of the city in the SRP (South Road Properties), at the City Hall’s legislative building or at Plaza Independencia if the…

Clinton, Trump stage rallies as race narrows

11/04/2016

RALEIGH, United States — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in do-or-die North Carolina with dueling rallies — and some star power in the Democrat’s camp — as the bitter US presidential race continues to narrow…

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