Psychopaths blatantly disregard other people's welfare and are single-minded as to what they want for just themselves. Why do they do this?
Oust her if you must, but oust her in accordance with the law.
The Supreme Court issues a show cause order against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for discussing the merits of the case before the media
At any rate, if Duterte and his gang think they're done with Sereno, they’re mistaken
We live in a world that highlights 80-hour work weeks and months straight of no leaves or days off. It's not against the law to ask for a break.
Is there any economic fallout from the ouster of Chief Justice Sereno last week?
Her legacy is an unimpeachable reputation, and a record of leadership marked by changes that have and will continue to enhance the judiciary and the legal profession
The palpable disconnect between majority of Filipinos and the national charter is a huge problem and must be addressed directly and comprehensively
'The decision and its fallout will prove to be a series of teachable moments, for members of the profession, for law students, and for the public'
If democracy must die sooner or later, it must die with honor
Bago natin ihalal ang tambay na kapitbahay o ang bagitong ambisyoso sa Mayo 14, alamin muna kung gaano kalaking kapangyarihan at pondo ang ipagkakatiwala natin sa kanila
Alam kong takot na takot kang ipaglaban kung ano naman ang dapat sa iyo. Pero andito lang ako, anak.
It makes so much sense to go back to the most basic organized unit of life – the cell – if we want to treat diseases
The recent perversion of accountability pushes the momentum of the monopolization of executive power, which undermines checks and balances, potentially paving the way for a dictatorship
The first and most important lesson we can learn from Simon Spier is that coming out is anything but easy
As it happens, Topacio is our link between two stinks – the one surrounding the Tulfos now and the one exploded in 2005 by Gloria Arroyo, former president and now Deputy Speaker and seemingly an eternal Topacio client
In a state outside herself, mom was deeply engaged in a soliloquy with a recurring theme that painted a picture of eternity: that she had conquered pain, that Jesus was with her, that a gathering of people would be made in her honor
By putting undue pressure on candidates to do something that might affect their candidacy, Director General Oscar Albayalde is intervening in the elections.
The government cannot just trample on press freedom and get away with it
Before we elect the neighborhood 'tambay' or the ambitious political startup on May 14, know how much funds and powers we're entrusting them with
The Chief Justice can issue a statement rejecting her removal. But instead of asserting that she is still Chief Justice, she can say in her statement that she will once again take a leave of absence and return to the Court at the right time.
Maraming gustong tumakbo. Mahigit isang milyong katao. Marahil, isa sa bawat 50 botante sa bansang ito, kandidato. Nagmamalaking madaling lapitan, madaling kapitan si Kapitan.
In a highly stratified society like ours, what we need to argue about is whether the success of the few have been achieved at the expense of the many
If history indeed is the final and fair judge, those who vote against the quo warranto petition will be judged by future generations as people who put institution and country above themselves
The conflict of interest situation here is as clear as her brothers’ oral gyrations on their shows. If she does not see that, Teo has no business staying a minute longer in government.
The Kawilihan Village board of directors is taking a soft stance on catcalling incidents inside the subdivision
Music is a powerful emotional glue. When played, it becomes entwined with your memories and a part of who you are.
If the youth is the hope of our future, the kind of future that awaits us lies in the hands of the teachers. So please. Treat us better.
Indeed, China is emerging as the Duterte regime’s ultimate patron – as investor, infrastructure builder, labor and material supplier, and money lender – in a modern-day sort of colonial arrangement
It is also considered electioneering and a partisan political activity because it is ‘an act designed to promote the…defeat of a particular candidate or candidates to a public office’
All one needs is a sense of curiosity and a knack for perseverance, for everything you could possibly need to know about the field is available online on YouTube, through massive online open courses, and other tutorials
Diokno’s recent statement, for the record, is a gross misrepresentation of economists' contemporary thinking about the nature of poverty and income mobility
Whoever is president, the paramount duty of a free press in a democracy is to defend and uphold the people's right to know, with unqualified courage and unity
If you are really honest about it and sit back to evaluate Mayor’s presidential run so far, if you sift through all the narratives and remove the fake and the irrelevant, to concentrate on what is actual, you have to reach the conclusion that he has been a failure.
As we prepare to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we try to take stock not only of our freedom to tell stories and speak truth to power, but also of our new world that we assume appreciates such freedom
The Boracay closure follows the familiar pattern of Duterte's approach to addressing complex crisis situations. The approach relies heavily on police and military action, and projects Duterte as a tough, no-nonsense leader.
To you who haven’t made it yet, don’t give up. Seek and welcome help. There is no harm in acknowledging that you don’t know everything about the law, about life.
This is not the time for pronouncements sweetened only by your saccharine but empty rhetoric. The lives of thousands of Filipino workers and their families are at stake.
Threats to a free press have returned in different forms. There is no other way ahead but to stay the course.
What is disgusting about these two is not just that they encourage the worst instincts of people, they themselves are stuck in the mire, the stinky bottom
Kung paanong magkaiba ang katotohanan at kasinungalingan, ganoon ding magkasalungat ang demokrasya at diktadura
People will be compelled to learn to read content written in certain writing systems if there is enough literature written using those systems to begin with
The shifting of gears was not always well-oiled. It had its fair share of creaks and clunks.
What the island needs instead are environmental specialists who could actually study the concrete ecological situation and properly implement the rehabilitation of the island
Since Robredo and Sereno are fighting their battles in the same theater, it’s easier to detect the conspiratorial hands at work in their cases
Bakit inuuna natin ang pagpapasulat ng mga pangalan na parang kumikislot na bulate? Bigyan muna ng prayoridad ang iba pang mas mahalaga.
Leloy Claudio chats with Chiqui Agoncillo, the first female summa cum laude from the University of the Philippines History Department on history's role in nation building, careers, and spotting bias
‘Instead of thinking of forever as being rooted in the same partnership until death, think of it as having 2 or 3 relationships with the same person throughout your lives,’ relationship expert Esther Perel
Cursing does have an aura of authenticity. It shows raw emotion. It shows the man as he truly is. But if this is the true character of the man, I would prefer a little hypocrisy.