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Sneaky House Economic Cha-cha

Speaker Alan Lourd Velasco tried to pull a fast one with House Resolution no. 2 that seeks to provide a legislative definition on the...

Duterte’s Half-Truths in West Philippine Sea Controversy

Shortly after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presented his "ace", former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile who spoke about the West Philippine Sea controversy, a group...

Memorializing Mabini by Ricky C. Ornopia

Before Apolinario Mabini and General Arthur MacArthur Jr. met in person, he had stated in a letter that he had ceased to be officially...

Duterte wagging another Mindanao war?

A year from now and we will again troop to the polls to elect our leaders. This up-coming elections is a watershed in our...

Election issues: Jabs, jobs, jokes, Jinping

THE ELECTION Season that will peak on May 9 next year is already upon us, with the key issues revolving around four points: delayed...

Songs for Labor Day 2021 by Ricky C. Ornopia

I would like to share a list of songs and excerpts of their lyrics that might be still relevant today. Almost two decades ago,...

Mon Tulfo: Govt running like headless chicken

Ramon Tulfo, a long-time friend of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte describes how government is being run today as governance ala a "headless chicken." He...

Gobernador na me anak na adik

AAMININ KAYA NI GOB NA ANG ANAK NIYA'Y ADIK? Umaasa ka pa, of course not! Meron bang pulitikong ipinagkanulo ang kanyang sariling dugo? Wala...

Quezon province nasasa GCQ: Governor Suarez, nasan ka?

Nasasa ilalim ng General Community Quarantine ang lalawigan ng Quezon at tiyak kong alam na natin ang dahlian--sa mga probinsya sa buong Pilipinas, ang...

China’s Dash to the West Philippine Sea

Several carriers of different nationalities are now coiled like a spring, to paraphrase Thomas Schelling, ready to strike down any Chinese craft that would...