Monday, May 17, 2021
 

Antonio Contreras

In the face of a six-year joke

THERE was a time when I decided that I had had enough of Rodrigo Roa Duterte and that I would just move on and...

Racist Filipinos do not represent us

IT was indeed shocking, to say the least. The comments were pure and unadulterated racism emanating from Filipinos who were reacting to Miss Universe...

Fit to be thrown out as trash

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte never fails to disappoint whenever he addresses the Filipino people. He is like a bad gift that keeps on giving. Make...

The wages of partisanship and the rewards of being in the middle

I HAVE loyal trolls. They are those who incessantly follow this column not because they like what I write but because they make it...

‘Inutil’

SEN. Panfilo Lacson captured it all. It is indeed bizarre that President Rodrigo Duterte is spending more time arguing with retired Senior Associate Justice...

Spinning pandemic numbers

THE Duterte government must be getting desperate for it to order all its government media platforms to promote the idea that we are performing...

Political opposition is to blame

THE recent Pulse Asia survey on “presidentiables” for the 2022 elections is clear evidence that the political opposition has failed to contribute to the...

Defending the ‘hapag ng bayan’: Let us not throw the baby out with the bathwater

THERE is a growing feeling among many that aside from the red tagging from the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict...

Modern-day Death Eaters

LOYALIST followers of President Rodrigo Duterte have made a cottage industry of red-tagging anyone who speaks against him or his government. In their misinformed...

Of community pantries and ‘hapag ng bayan’

I HAVE always argued that our source of political order is not our laws. Our source of political sanity is not the stability of...

PLM gets CHEd nod to hold limited face-to-face classes

PAMANTASAN ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) received approval from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to conduct limited face-to-face classes for medical and health...

Drilon: ‘Megaphone diplomacy only weapon’ in West Philippine Sea

MANILA should continue its "megaphone diplomacy" to bring to the international stage Beijing’s illegal activities in the West Philippines Sea (WPS) and match China's...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...