Monday, April 12, 2021
 

Michael “Xiao” Chua

500 years of Christ and equality

“TOXIC positivity.” Some people cannot accept that one has to see the good and bad side of anything to really learn lessons from history. The...

500 years of valor and victory

ARAW ng Kagitingan is fast approaching. This is the day we have set aside to remember the heroism of our ancestors. Many people thought...

All about Enrique, who was not a Filipino

BECAUSE of all this recent public interest and debate about the legacy of Magellan and 1521 (which makes me happy because people are beginning...

Lapulapu, Mariano Ponce and public history

THE not-so-simplistic theme of the Quincentennial commemorations of the Philippines, “Victory and Humanity,” has confused some people, including intellectuals who are used to commemorations...

Panagtawo ha Homonhon (Humanity in Guiuan)

“ON March sixteen, fifteen hundred twenty-one, when Philippines was discovered by Magellan….” Yoyoy Villame sang this ditty in 1972. Well, guess what, on Tuesday,...

The Marcos half-century (2)

LAST week, I posited the argument that the past 50 years or so is what you can call “the Marcos half-century,” since Ferdinand Marcos...

Fortitude as a legacy of José P. Laurel

“Veritas et fortitudo, pro Deo et patria” (Truth and fortitude, for God and country) are words etched in the seal of the Lyceum of...

The Marcos half-century

I WAS recently reading The Kennedy Half Century, where Larry J. Sabato not only provided fresh details about President John F. Kennedy’s life and...

The newspaper more persecuted than ‘La Solidaridad’

MY former professor in history, Dr. Jaime Veneracion, once told me, “the best way to learn about anything you do not know is to...

Documents reveal a truly national revolution

TOMORROW is Valentine’s Day, and both José Rizal and Andres Bonifacio said that the greatest love of all is the love of one’s native...

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...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...