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
We should expect local terrorists to bring the war outside Sulu to ease military pressure on them on the troubled province
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President Duterte talks to kids about killings It’s no surprise when one child blurts out I will kill drug pushers Another boy says I’ll become a soldier I will kill rebels
Ito ba’y bahagi ng nagbabagong hugis ng pulitika? Wala na silang pakundangan sa dangal ng institusyong kanilang kinakatawan?
The bandwagon against Vice President Leni Robredo is of all stripes She is this government s new De Lima – woman vulnerable and too decent for a dirty game like this
The core of the problem is President Duterte s pattern of highly personalistic and parochial dealings with China
The Commission on Appointments has the power to confirm bypass or reject the appointment of top public officials and senior military officers But here are 5 reasons this power is flawed
The nation is under siege from the likes of Vitaliano Aguirre II and Martin Andanar who have mastered the art of peddling lies and brewing conspiracies
If Solicitor General Jose Calida succeeds in destroying the credibility of Benhur Luy in court common sense should warn us of what lies ahead
Precisely because of the communists personal and political ties with the President the current peace talks should not be business as usual
Ano na ang laban ni Juan kay James Bond Parak na sanay isantabi ang due process ? Anong panlaban natin sa isang sistemang hindi na innocent until proven guilty kundi guilty until otherwise proven?
Democracy will be put to a test And uncertain China policy can push us to the edge
Japan’s prime minister scores a win with President Duterte Will this translate into strategic goals?
The President and the justice secretary lack appreciation of the Anti Money Laundering Council’s potency in the drug war