Opinion on Page One

By
0

The bitcoin enjoyed a phenomenal rise in value in the last 12 months, peaking close to a million pesos about two weeks ago. Its price now hovers around P700,000. Bitcoin’s value has been following an exponential trend and has been setting new highs after encountering price corrections. Financial and investment…

By
0

After the Napoles scam, there was a decision to expunge the most egregious components of the congressional pork barrel system. This meant that members of the Senate and the House of Representatives (HoR) can no longer identify pet projects to be funded, then select the contractors/suppliers for each and every…

By
0

First word GIVEN that we always mark Christmas merrily with family (my wife’s family and my own), I confess to stupefaction over the culture wars and arguments that people now engage in during the Christmas period. Since I prefer journalism to zealotry, I do not dismiss the quarrel as just…

Ricardo Saludo

By
0

Nine consecutive nights of Simbang Gabi and the Christmas Eve mass offer rich reflection on the birth of Jesus. If only one could record them all. Here are a couple from the past week, courtesy of the Oblate Fathers of Santuario de San Jose Parish in Greenhills, where this writer…

By
0

All efforts to resolve the elevated nuclear tensions in the Korean Peninsula should be subject to extreme caution, due to the potential of massive collateral damage of death, destruction, radiation and environmental collapse. REPORTEDLY, Washington is drawing up plans for a “bloody nose” military attack on North Korea to stop…

TITA C. VALDERAMA

By
0

IT’S Christmas, finally! The yuletide season gave many of us reasons for family, class, office, or whatever reunions we could have to share stories, exchange gifts, and eat. These get-togethers consequently worsened traffic congestion while it boosted business sales. In my case, travel time from home to office took two…

Ricardo Saludo

By
0

Last of Two Parts Did Jesus mean to include in The Lord’s Prayer the line, “Lead us not into temptation”? As the first part of this article recounted last Sunday, Pope Francis said recently that the line is a poor translation of the original words of our Lord. Indeed, at…

Marlen V. Ronquillo

By
0

Early this month, the Court of Tax Appeals dismissed the tax evasion case against Jeane Napoles, daughter of the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion scam, Janet Lim-Napoles. A few days later, a store clerk went to jail for stealing a can of corned beef worth P31.50 in hunger and in desperation.…

1 4 5 6 7 8 285