Commentaries (145)

Saturday, 22 April 2017 11:36

End the NFA monopoly!

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The recent controversy about rice importation is not about how much should be imported — in fact, there is no impending rice shortage—but about who should have control over whatever may be imported.No impending crisis. In “The global market post…
Thursday, 20 April 2017 07:36

Of queridas and governance

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Last of 2 partsEH Diyos ko naman! Kayo naman eh. Sino ba’ng walang girlfriend?” (Oh, my God! Come on. Who does not have a girlfriend?) This was House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez speaking to reporters on March 30, 2017 (abs-cbn.com).But first…
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 09:14

Fight over fundamentals

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Last Monday, the Holy Week hangover was briefly interrupted by reporters scrambling to confirm the scuttlebutt that Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. had finally thrown in the towel and resigned. Evasco denied it. But not before he had spent a…
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 17:15

A PLEA TO MY COUNTRYMEN

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For the love of our country, let us always bear in mind the good of the majority and always give everyone due respect. We may differ in our outlook or opinion but we should always try to see each other’s…
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 12:06

Get the bureaucracy moving

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WHENEVER a new administration comes to power, we often see reorganization as its first action. Reorganization is made the reason to weed out the vestiges of the previous administration. Clearly, the new administration would want to put its own people,…
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 11:56

Get the bureaucracy moving

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WHENEVER a new administration comes to power, we often see reorganization as its first action. Reorganization is made the reason to weed out the vestiges of the previous administration. Clearly, the new administration would want to put its own people,…
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 12:13

Disrespecting our Catholic faith

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is now on a state visit to three Middle Eastern Islamic countries—the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Qatar—while majority of the Filipino people and the rest of the Catholic world…
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:32

What religion robs us of

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THIS week, the only time when we think of things beyond, even as rituals of Christianity dominate our days, perhaps is a good time to critique, as modern man has to, what centuries or even just decades ago, we could…
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