Darren Espanto apologizes after twitter war with JK Labajo

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/23/2018

YOUNG singer Darren Espanto apologized a day after he was involved in a Twitter war against fellow “The Voice Kids” alumnus Juan Karlos “JK” Labajo. “I did not mean to use the word ‘bakla’ as a derogatory…

War on drugs leaves many Filipinos conflicted

Inquirer.net 10/15/2018

UNEASY ABOUT SLAYS Jailed drug user Bitoy Paras perks up when describing his support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on narcotics, an unlikely fan of a campaign that has left Filipinos deeply conflicted. “[Mr.] Duterte talks…

The many uses of war

Radel Paredes 10/13/2018

Learning from history, Duterte understands the importance of war in ensuring public support for his claims to eradicating criminality and terrorism. The first year of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration was rocked by various controversies, such as his…

Gen. Garbo and Gen. Sinas on war on drugs

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/11/2018

  So, given that there is no perfect general as there is no perfect person on earth, who do you think, between the two, deserves our taxes? Who do you think is sincere and dedicated enough to…

Russia launches biggest war games

AFP 09/11/2018

Russia on Tuesday launched what it has called its largest every military drills, with hundreds of thousands of Russian troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a massive show of force that has rattled the West.…

Opposition bloc to hold concert in support of war on drugs on Osmeña Day

Morexette B. Erram 09/07/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña approved the request of the opposition bloc to hold a concert on Sunday (September 9) to express support of the administration’s war on drugs at the Plaza Independencia in Cebu City. But…

Drug war critics file complaint vs Duterte for ‘crimes against humanity’

Inquirer.net 08/28/2018

Critics of the administration’s war on illegal drugs, along with relatives of drug suspects killed in police operations, have filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity. According…

Flawed war and the rich

Editorial 08/17/2018

What should not be forgotten in the manhunt for businessman Peter Lim, who stands accused of being a drug lord is how his current state of hiding summarizes much of what is wrong in the government’s fight…

Remembering the war dead at Marco Polo

Jobers R. Bersales 08/15/2018

Yesterday was a poignant moment for some of the more than three thousand Japanese citizens living in Cebu, at least for those who went to Marco Polo Cebu Hotel. Beside its tennis courts is a life-size bronze…

US, South Korea hold ceremony to return home war remains

AP 07/13/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and South Korea held a ceremony on Friday to return home the remains of two servicemen killed during the 1950-1953 Korean War. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said the remains of an…

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