Editorial

EDITORIAL

By
0

THE Commission on Appointments’ rejection of Judy Taguiwalo’s nomination as Social Welfare and Development secretary is yet another low point for Congress, which has sunk to so many lows under the current dispensation. This is the third appointee of President Rodrigo Duterte to be thumbed down by the congressional panel;…

EDITORIAL

By
0

MORE than 10,000 policemen are needed by the government but Acting Interior Secretary Catalino Cuy this week told the country’s councilors that the Philippine National Police (PNP) “cannot go beyond” that number, or “training facilities will be too burdened.” Putting in her two cents’ worth, Vivian Suansing, director of the…

EDITORIAL

By
0

WE have one message to send to the Filipino public and all our readers about the bird flu outbreak in Pampanga: Trust the government. It knows what it is doing. Within a few days, it will have the situation fully under control and returned to normal. With the agriculture and…

EDITORIAL

By
0

THE escalating war of words between Washington and Pyongyang sets a dangerous precedent that could easily evolve into a nuclear holocaust, raising the need for cooler heads to intervene and douse the inflamed passions of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un before it’s too late. The problem is that there are…

EDITORIAL

By
0

How the bird flu virus found its way to San Luis, Pampanga, some 64 kilometers north of Manila, seems irrelevant now. The fact is, the Department of Agriculture has confirmed an outbreak of avian flu, first detected in April in Barangay San Agustin. Because the A(H5) strain of the virus…

EDITORIAL

By
0

NORTH Korea knows exactly what it wants to do to provoke the US, and only the US, promptly announcing it would fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into the waters 30 to 40 kilometers from Guam. That is in response to the “fire and fury” that Donald…

By
0

THE case of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista has so many horns and complications that the authorities are momentarily confused about what it should focus on and how they can resolve the case to the nation’s satisfaction. We believe the prudent course is to recognize the many tentacles…

EDITORIAL

By
0

ON August 3, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act (RA) 10931, or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, to near universal acclaim. This law is yet another manifestation of Filipino lawmakers’ tendency to turn the Philippines into a welfare state, with “universal access” to everything from kindergarten to…

EDITORIAL

By
0

CUSTOMS Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon was not very helpful in shedding the proverbial light on how P6.4 billion in shabu from China was spirited through the so-called green lane in what is considered one of the most corrupt agencies of government. When Faeldon was asked about the sneak attack on his…

1 2 3 156