Sunday, March 7, 2021
 

Mauro Gia Samonte

A Filipino stands up to Australia

HOW will Australia take a Filipino beating? Toward the end of last year, some controversy was spawned by a Chinese cartoonist exposing through his art...

What China’s success against poverty is telling the Philippines

In a speech delivered by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb. 25, 2021, he officially confirmed the liberation of 770 million Chinese from poverty....

How communist terrorists lump together with landgrabbers

Last of 2 parts FOLLOWING Governor Ito’s advice, I lodged a complaint with the Antipolo City Prosecutor’s Office of forcible entry against the armed intruders....

How communist terrorists lump together with landgrabbers

First of a series It has become a popular perception that the Anti-Terrorism Law (ATL) is specifically aimed at crushing the communist terrorist insurgency, particularly...

What a one-peso appointment means

“YOU want real news? Read this.” With that, former governor Casimiro “Ito” Ynares handed me a three-page document as I sat before him at his...

Justice as a tyranny of time

Through the mail, a poor driver from Navotas pleads his case. I don’t know why the fellow believes I could do something to bail...

People’s tit-for-Tulfo

DURING the 2016 presidential campaign, a colleague had the gall to take a potshot at Jeojomar “Jojo” Binay, whom I happened to support. I...

Meralco: Pay or be disconnected

Meralco, through its Communication Division, confirmed earlier reports that it had finally reached the limit of its tolerance of unpaid electric bills. This time,...

What is wrong about China protecting its waters?

TOO much noise is being raised on the recent passage by the Standing Committee of the Chinese National Congress of a legislation authorizing the...

The up commune is on fire

After citing just the twin factors — the capital flight which the euthanasia of Benigno Aquino Jr. caused in 1983 and the 52-year-old communist...

Govt reviews eased restrictions amid Covid-19 surge

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) is reviewing its  decision to ease pandemic restrictions after the country recorded...

SKorea, US scale back drills over virus, NKorea diplomacy

SEOUL: The South Korean and US militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy...

Duterte prefers China’s Sinopharm vaccine

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he wants to get inoculated with a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm. In his speech during...

Manila OKs limited face-to-face classes in 4 medical universities, colleges

THE Manila government on Wednesday approved the plan of four medical schools to conduct limited face-to-face classes and internship programs for their health-related courses. Mayor...

Police arrest 2 Nigerians, Filipina for online fraud

Two Nigerians and a Filipina were arrested by police for alleged online fraud and swindling, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Wednesday. Police identified...