‘Beautiful eyes!’

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 08/07/2022

One of the first things that Filipino families teach their children at a very early age is to close and open their hands (“close open, close open”), and to smile and show their “beautiful eyes!” * *…

Amicus Curiae: Loyalty and honesty in the practice of legal profession

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 07/26/2022

A lawyer, in some instances, is confronted with tricky cases that will test one’s knowledge of the law and the willingness to compromise honesty. Extraordinary Attorney Woo is a Korean series that revolves around Woo Young-woo (Park…

Question No. 22 and perjury

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 11/18/2021

It used to be that one of the gravest sins a politician could commit was to lie to the people. Truthfulness to the public has even been enshrined in the 1987 Constitution, which declares that “Public office…

‘Demand honesty from gov’t officials’

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Honesty should be a value that Filipinos should demand from both incumbent and aspiring government officials, according to two senatorial candidates on Monday, March 11, 2019 during the “Klarohay Ta! Mega Cebu Candidates…

Callous honesty

Editorial 02/22/2018

To be honest, Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido’s reaction to Ronda town Vice Mayor Jonnah John Ungab’s murder wasn’t at all surprising given how he had filed cases against him at the Regional State Prosecutor’s Office for allegedly…

Capitol employees commended

USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/04/2017

Four employees of the provincial government were commended for turning over lost cash of various amounts to security personnel. Jon Kristofer de Paula of the vice governor’s office turned over P10,000 to a security guard of a…

Run to promote honesty,   help for Marawi victims

Glendale G. Rosal 06/29/2017

The Cebu chapter of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) will be holding a fun run dubbed “Be Honest Run”on Aug. 27. The fun run, which starts and ends the Biliran Road of the Cebu…

Mandaue street sweeper returns lost bag to seafarer

Dominic D. Yasay 03/02/2017

HONESTY is a virtue that 59-year-old street sweeper Avelino Sumagang swears by even if he earns barely enough to support his family. “Kita nga nanarbaho, be honest ta. Kay makatabang man na sa atong pagpanarbaho (We employees…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/16/2016

CUTTING IN LINE Filipinos, over the years, have learned to fall in line when availing of the services of both public and private facilities, but there are still some “strays.” Three women were falling in line to…

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