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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
 

RACHEL A.G. REYES, TMT

Why the Church did not oppose outright Marcos and Martial Law, 1972-1977

JUST before dawn on Sept. 21, 1973, one year after President Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law, an 18-year-old seminarian named Amado Picardal was arrested...

When Davao Archbishop Fernando Capalla called out extrajudicial killings

FERNANDO Capalla was Archbishop of Davao from 1996 to 2012. He was not especially close to the Duterte family. It is probably more accurate...

Leila de Lima fights on

WALK to the end of a rough concrete path and through two locked gates and one reaches Sen. Leila de Lima’s jail cell in...

Duterte and his children are under attack. What would Ferdinand Marcos do?

HISTORY is always a good place to start when trying to determine one’s future actions. “Learning from the past” is an irritating truism that...

Guns, goons and election-related killings

I NEVER thought I would say this, but it is to be admitted that daytime TV comic turned senator Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto can have...

Ramon Durano marries Beatriz Duterte

“POLITICS,” Ramon Durano (1905-1988) once said, “is not something you can entrust to non-relatives.” The Cebuano patriarch and ruthless warlord lived by his word....

Davao, 1950

IN the rapidly growing field of Duterte studies in the academic world — yes, there is such a body of scholarship now — chances...

Anyone who says political debates don’t matter is lying

POLITICAL debates, we are lately being told, don’t matter. President Duterte has dismissed them as “useless.” His spokesperson Salvador Panelo thinks they only serve publicity-seekers,...

Fear and courage past and present

SOON after he declared Martial Law on Sept. 21, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos jailed opposition politicians, took control of the media, and arrested 11...

Movies, murders and empty political promises: Tondo’s tragic history

“I’VE been asked many times, why did I choose Tondo? What makes Tondo so different?” It’s really anyone’s guess whether Grace Poe, who was...

Prioritize athletes ‘once vaccine is ready’ ‒ Tolentino

IF a vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) becomes available this year, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham Tolentino said he would definitely fight for its allocation for...

LOOK: Busy day

  Although the Covid-19 threat lingers, more people are going out because of the easing of the enhanced community quarantine. EDSA gets filled with vehicles...

PBA board holds fateful face-to-face today

THE Philippine Basketball Association board of team governors meets today to discuss the fate of Season 45, given the transition of the National Capital...

Shaw to train Sotto in NBA G League

KAI SOTTO and the rest of the National Basketball Association (NBA) G League Select Team will be trained by former Denver Nuggets head coach Brian...

House OKs 2 anti-Covid bills on 3rd reading

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading two measures in response to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. House Bill (HB)...