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A new normal for media is emerging. Regulators are pouncing on it and weaponizing the law to cripple businesses of critical media
The Honasan-Rio scuffle exposes the trend in bloated intelligence funds that support anti-people activities, including spying on private citizens
Why are the trolls dabbling in the coronavirus issue? To stem the tide of public sentiment against China, and shield this government from the backlash of its pro-China policies
It’s not the virus. It’s not the Chinese flying into the Philippines. It’s panic.
The Philippines is 9th in disaster-risk worldwide, located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, visited by 20 tropical cyclones every year, and has 74% of its population vulnerable to disasters. Yet government reduces our calamity fund by P22.9 billion since 2016
While we are shocked by the likes of this snatcher-general, let's not forget he has a role model in Rodrigo Duterte
As the threat of closure hangs over its head, ABS-CBN should look to its past to guide its future
From Greta Thunberg, the LGBTQ+, the #metoo movement, the fact-checkers to the Magnitsky activists, history slams us with one truth: 'power is not given, it is taken'
The sad truth is this: the trial of the decade does not reform, overhaul, or even change the injustice that's still prevalent in our society today
Did the opposition oppose responsibly? Did the watchdogs watch intelligently? Did the voters care enough?
Decades of skewed priorities in education have come to slap us in the face: we are now officially a country with the worst proficiency in reading for 15-year-olds
Another gold that the SEA Games can bring – the cautionary tale of entrusting our national pride and coffers to power brokers and slick politicians
We step into the big league and our officials are behaving as if this is a barangay tournament
The Gem-Ver fishermen were abandoned many times, once at sea, but over and over in politics and government positions taken
Her high-stakes gambit puts her in the lion's den with little experience, knowledge, and cunning to help her
If you were Robredo, you would know your boss is messing with your head and setting you up to fail
A new world order is emerging where a social media platform like Facebook is king. And who checks Facebook? No one.
With only 3 golds on the world stage, we can't be proud of our sports programs
There is nothing to prove. There's a huge transportation crisis as well as an EQ and IQ deficit in government to understand the problem.
When the policies are indefensible, the tough spokeswoman goes trolling
Are Darwin Dormitorio and the other victims of hazing sacrificial lambs at the altar of barbarism?
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
The GCTA law is a complicated mess. BuCor is neck-high in corruption allegations. We can do without the politicking and vendetta, Senators.
Let us now officially mourn the demise of delicadeza in government
As he enters the last phase of his term, can Duterte afford to appear and sound like a wimp alongside his fellow Southeast Asian leaders? And for what? For China’s empty promises and intrusions into our territories?
Stop these brazen attempts to control the minds of the youth – and control the future
Hindi isinasantabi ng Filipino ang wika nating kinalakhan at ang kulturang nagpausbong nito. Tulay itong naglalayong pag-ugnayin tayo sa kabila ng ating pagkakaiba-iba.
The howling of the dogs reverberate in the corridors of power as darkness descends on democracy
Duterte lit the match and continues to pour gasoline on the conflict in Negros
This is true immortality – the antidote against all the gossip that it will all end soon
It's time to call out the President on his misogyny
Well-intentioned local chief executives are up against vested interests that reject reforms, as well as temptations that come with power
Sa susunod na matuwa kayo sa halakhak ng musmos na anak, kapatid o pamangkin – alalahanin sina Myka at Danica – hindi sila istatistika lamang
Thanks, but no thanks, we don't need you for the laughter – what we need is an independent Senate to check this insanity
Ito ang dunong at husay makipagpatintero sa mga sangganong imperyalista at mag-iwan ng isang malinaw na mensahe: hindi kami magpapaalipusta
Nang-hit-and-run, nang-abandona ng malulunod na mangingisda, at nagsinungaling pa
Tiananmen is a ghost of our past that will continually haunt us and the world
Sa kagustuhang maaagang makontrol ang isip ng kabataan, ipapataw ang isang programang lumalabag sa karapatang pantao ng mga bata
Isang surot si Cardema na nagsasamantala sa marupok na sistema ng eleksyon
Wala kaming nakikitang konkretong salbabida ng pag-asa ngayon...maliban sa isang bagay
Isang bagay ang sigurado: mukhang mahaba pa ang gabi
Isang linggo na lang at eleksyon na. Gamitin natin ang balota upang tiyaking hindi makakapasok ang mga ito sa Senado.
Ngayong Press Freedom Day, iwaksi ang mga kampon ng kasinungalingan
Dahil wala tayong personal na koneksyon sa 'intangible heritage,' ampaw ang koneksyon natin sa mga puntod ng ating kasaysayan
Paaano ba tayo sasampalataya, magiging Kristiyano, at higit sa lahat, magiging tao sa panahon ni Rodrigo Duterte?
Kakambal ng giyera kontra-droga at giyera laban sa Kaliwa ang pagkamanhid natin
Dahil kung mayroong isang malinaw na signpost ng pagdausdos sa diktadurya, ito ang pagsulpot ng mapagsamantalang mga negosyanteng umaali-aligid at bumubulong-bulong sa diktador
We have not seen anything like this since the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986: a strongman inserting himself in the local elections by carpet-bombing his enemies
We need strategic thinking, not magnanimous confessions of guilt. We need a solution that does not hurt the environment or hand over more power to a foreign loaner.
Batid ng mga pari na hindi lamang ito atake sa ating pampulitikang institusyon – atake rin ito sa ating moralidad, dignidad, at espiritwal na buhay