Woe to you who call yourselves 'Christians' but do not care an iota about the victims of extrajudicial killings
In any case, waiting in the wings are Bongbong and next to him the President’s daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara, now undergoing crash grooming for national office – ultimately for the presidency
Prof. Desierto is right about JV, Lenie, and RB: 'They could be you. They could be me. Today it's them. Just look in the mirror. Tomorrow it can be any of us.'
Unless we first fix existing regional economic disparities, Bayanihan Federalism will only leave more poor regions behind
Don't be fooled. Benevolent sexism lives on in silence and maintains the harm.
NutriAsia, Inc maintains that the strikers are not their contractual employees but are regular and permanent employees of their contractors. Nothing can be farther from the truth.
Asia's Post-World War II order is on the verge of a terminal decline. What can the region do in response?
Under current laws, the Commission on Elections is both an administrator and a quasi-court. Its split personality presents a lot of complications.
This political nonsense about 'federalism' should be stopped as an exercise in political witchcraft
Pacquiao’s defense of the death penalty necessarily makes a distinction between redeemable sinners and hopeless human beings. People of faith must push back.
This fact has yet to sink into our country’s consciousness
Ano’ng opinyon ng ‘ekspeperto’ sa Palasyo tungkol sa Train Law, national ID, at ‘pepederalismo’?
Half of the recent inflation can be explained by food prices alone. This is crucial since the poor spend a larger share of their incomes on food.
I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being
Creating mini supreme courts has never been advanced as solutions because it is contrary to the idea of One Supreme Court
Any residual doubts about Arroyo’s special place in the hierarchy of power in the Duterte regime should be dispelled by her accession to the Speakership
Following the Battle of Marawi, the Armed Forces had enjoyed an immense level of support from the public. A year later, things rapidly went downhill because of the Duterte administration's position on the West Philippine Sea.
Walk down memory lane with Leloy Claudio and Barry Gutierrez on the rise and fall – and rise – of GMA
Popularity is important for winning elections and for keeping opponents at bay, but to govern, to implement policies and programs, you need organized support
The decision rests with the Supreme Court. So far, the Philippines and Burundi are outliers on International Criminal Court departure.
Gloria Arroyo’s ascension to the speakership adds a new wrinkle to prospects for Cha-Cha in the Senate
To address this, President Duterte must rethink his priorities, go after the corrupt, and zero in on the various bottlenecks that make spending difficult
'Malansang isda' – hanggang ngayon, kino-quote ng mga guro ito para himukin ang mga bagets na magmahal sa wika tulad ng pagmamahal dito ni Rizal. Ang problema, hindi naman si Rizal ang may sabi nito.
The Angono Police's tips to prevent rape 'was well-intentioned' but admittedly not well-thought out or researched, says Philippine National Police spokesperson Benigno Durana Jr
The Duterte administration's appeasement policy – even defeatist policy – can only cement China's hold on the West Philippine Sea and lead to a waiver of our sovereign rights that we fought so hard to win under the arbitral ruling
Federal states will still be dependent on fiscal transfers from the national government. Without fiscal autonomy there is no real local autonomy.
President Duterte knows very well that the real writing of the constitution will happen in Congress, where his lieutenants will in no way allow him to bid them goodbye midway in his term
In the end, as it has always been before, it will be up to the Filipino people – the real and ultimate sovereign – to intervene and chart our common destiny
No wonder the Consultative Committee has finished its draft constitution two weeks ahead of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address – it passes to someone else the crucial, dirty, and most difficult job of having a transition plan
We should protect the integrity of official statistics at all costs. In this tempestuous era of disinformation and uncertainty, they are our most steady anchors.
Usisain ang sarili. Ano ba ang sitwasyon mo habang pinanonood ang State of the Nation Address? Kumakain? Nagugutom? Bumibiyahe? Nagmamadali? Ihing-ihi? Binubulyawan ng boss mo?
It is in the voting precincts, not on Twitter or Facebook, where voters shake things up. Will the 2019 elections be game changing or make us slide faster to the kangkungan?
Washing his feet will symbolically send a powerful image of subservience rather than prophetic witness, and will be used to coopt your credibility and cause confusion and division within the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches
What should we now do as a willing victim and an abettor that has fully embraced our big northern neighbor who is clearly acting as a bully, a grand larcenist, and an international outlaw?
Since the Duterte administration has chosen to set aside the enforcement of the Award, the task of keeping alive the Award within our country has fallen on people like you and me
How is the Senate race shaping up a year into the polls? Results of the June 2018 Pulse Asia survey present interesting movements.
Gender-fluid persons can go through the entire spectrum of gender identity and present themselves as masculine, feminine, neither, or both
After deleting articles about her rape, the Inquirer should investigate the tragic story of Pepsi Paloma
If the BBL is a template for federalism, the more we need to articulate indigenous people's rights in it because IPs are not only found in the Bangsamoro core area but scattered throughout the country
The BSP expects inflation to settle in at 4.6% this year, above its 4% upper target. This means we can expect inflation to further increase till the third quarter of 2018 before it subsides.
This agnostic calls on the President to humble himself and repent
The only way God can seem stupid is when lives are wasted, rights violated, rule of law undermined and justice compromised, and believers, Catholics or non-Catholics alike, remain quiet on the sidelines
Since the stunning victory over China in 2016, the official story has been defeatist
The US-Philippine friendship is built on shared sacrifices, shared values, and people-to-people ties
The unfortunate reality is that the biblical injunctions are blind to the social conditions that lead to the proliferation of drug use and criminality in our society
Which tambay crimes are we supposed to be worrying about, anyway? Who or what type of tambays is President Duterte referring to?
Nakalulungkot na nalantad kayo sa pagmumura, pagbabanta, at panghihiya ng Pangulo ng ating bansa. Piliin ninyong mahalin pa rin siya, ngunit manatili sa katotohanan ng ating pananampalataya.
God did not give us Duterte to be our President. The 16 million voters chose him to be President and he is now President. But God can write straight with crooked lines. Even from something bad, good can come out.
Para sa mga titser: sa bansang ang pinakamatataas na opisyal ng pamahalaan ay bastos, at ang communications office ng Palasyo ay pamali-mali, turuan natin ang ating mag-aaral na maging polite at maging right
You’re going crazy with all the thoughts running around your head. Your heart feels like it’s going to burst with all the conflicting emotions. Do not, for the love of God, take to social media to pour your guts out.