President Duterte’s persistent attacks against the Catholic Church, even after these killings, leave us with only one thought: that beyond his insensitivity, he is out to silence an institution that has now become his fierce critic
That Kris – once the Aquino clan's loose cannon – could outgun, outtalk and outmessage the 'Yellows' indicates something wrong with the opposition
Step down from your ivory tower and embrace reality – the reality of the shrinking peso, in the truest meaning of the word
Sa kahariang Duterte, kamay na bakal ang tumitiris sa mga durugista habang sedang guwantes ang humahaplos sa mga kurap
Duterte wants us to believe that China will intervene to keep him in power. What is troubling with Duterte’s empty boast is it unmasks his provincial view of regional security and his malnourished understanding of sovereignty.
If democracy must die sooner or later, it must die with honor
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.
Kung paanong magkaiba ang katotohanan at kasinungalingan, ganoon ding magkasalungat ang demokrasya at diktadura
You belong to what is now called the post-digital age and a much more exacting world
Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently
Paano sasaluhin ng gobyerno ang mahihirap at informal workers na tatamaan ng pagsasara ng Boracay?
If you think that what is happening to Facebook is going to go away soon and does not have far-reaching consequences down the line, think again
We write about the pork barrel queen in the holiest of weeks in Asia’s biggest Christian country, and rightly so. She represents one of our worst contradictions as a nation of the faithful.
A new law, Republic Act 10973, gives the PNP chief and the two top CIDG bosses the power to issue subpoenas. It threatens our rights, and urging vigilance while just waiting for abuse to happen isn't enough.
Nang naupo si Rodrigo Duterte bilang pangulo, nasa 2% lamang ang inflation rate – ngayon, 19 buwan pa lamang ang nakalilipas, halos sagad na ito sa target ng gobyerno na 4%
The bigger picture cannot be ignored: a fragmented Court caught in the middle of eroded democratic freedoms and a steep descent toward authoritarianism is inutile as a check against extra-constitutional acts
Ngayong ika-32 anibersaryo ng EDSA, angkop ang sinabi ni Milan Kundera: 'The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting'
Tuluyan na bang tatalikuran ang soberanya at kasarinlan dahil sa pragmatismo? Hindi ba ito pagtataksil sa bayan?
We should train the spotlight again on past officials who rushed the purchase and rollout of the dengue vaccines
A compromised democracy results from arbitrary laws that define what is right and just according to standards of the ruling thugs
Bakit itim na ang puti at puti ang itim? Bakit pinapalakpakan natin ang mali at pinupukol ang tama?
Ang pamahalaang gumagamit ng corporate take-downs upang busalan ang mga tumutuligsa dito ay hindi mag-aatubiling sagasaan ang karapatan ng pangkaraniwang mamamayan
Magtitiwala ka bang isulat ng mga maginoong ito ang kinabukasan ng bayan at ng susunod na henerasyon?
Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.
Thank you for a year when you chose to stay honest, decent, and true!
Malinaw pa sa sikat ng araw, inilalayo ng isang taong batas militar sa Mindanao ang Pilipinas sa kanlungan ng demokrasya at inilalapit sa kahibangan ng isang diktadura
Let's focus on getting answers to questions and identifying liabilities. At stake here are the lives of tens of thousands of children.
Sa Nobyembe 30, magbigay-pugay rin tayo sa matatapang na tumatangan sa sulo ng katotohanan
The breakdown of the MRT system is a problem that needed solutions yesterday. We should demand they be delivered today.
I must confess not having at all detected in Harry Roque any proneness to delusion until he went to Congress; I had known him as a man of law, a militant defender of freedom and rights
Hindi naka-optimize ang Facebook para sa katotohanan. Narito ang limang sablay ng social media giant.
Kung susuriin ang kontribusyon at impact ng internet sa pag-unlad ng mga ekonomiya at pagbuti ng kabuhayan, dapat seryosohin ng pamahalaan ang pagpapabuti nito
Dalawang isyu ang matingkad sa karanasan ng Pilipinas sa mga disaster at giyera: kakapusan sa kahusayan at kasalatan sa integridad
Now we understand why President Duterte is being a bigger bully than he ever was, seemingly intent on destroying institutions that check abuses and excesses in the executive. He is in panic.
Ang Agosto 21 – at mga susunod pang protesta – ay hindi na tungkol kay Kian lang. Tungkol na ito sa anak, kapatid, apo, pamangkin, kaibigan, kaklase, estudyante, kapitbahay ng bawa't mamamayan.
Nagugulumihanan tayo na malamig ang ulo niya sa hepe ng ahensiyang naisahan ng drug smugglers
At no other time in recent Philippine history has reality been so torn apart by polarized views toward a sitting president
Sawang-sawa na raw siya sa mga travel advisory na nagbababala sa mga nais tumapak sa Mindanao. Pero saang La La Land dadagsain ng turista ang isang lugar na nasa ilalim ng martial law?
Welcome to a world beyond your control, Governor Marcos
Nagiging depensa ng mga biktima ang pagbubulag-bulagan. Nagiging kanlungan nila ang katahimikan
It is unrealistic for public officials to expect Filipinos to expand their diet when they have nothing else – except government-supplied rice – to begin with
As we celebrate Independence Day, we ask to be free – free from the justice secretary’s spin, lies, and conspiracies
It stokes the flames of a highly divisive issue like martial law. It also empowers trolls, poisons the well and lowers our collective IQ and EQ
It makes us lose sight of the true nature of the new threat of terror: that it is ubiquitous knows no boundaries and is not only Mindanao s cross to bear
Alex Tizon s My Family s Slave reminds us of our middle class lifestyles that soared on the back of a servile system that takes advantage of the poverty pool
By naming soldiers to civilian posts Philippine presidents think they are able to tame and temper a politicized military
Nearly a year after it assumed power can this presidency really afford to appoint people on the basis of competence and not loyalty or personal ties to the leader?
PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa should be wise enough to crack the whip now lest he finds himself – and the institution he leads – at the mercy of local police bosses
As President Duterte hosts this summit we hope he comes face to face with the value of consultation of listening to views contrary to his and of spending time to talk to people