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The problem with ambition

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I wonder at what point in the etymology of the word did ambition become not only acceptable but even laudable. For a word that also contains a fair amount of negativity about it, why having an ambition deemed necessary if one were to progress and prosper?

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Less than 1%

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To read a news report that only 142 units of permanent homes have been done after almost one year from Yolanda’s destruction is truly saddening. It is also shocking.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Metro Manila is dying

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I am not from Metro Manila (MM). Just like most of its population, I was born somewhere else and later moved to the metropolis. And just the other migrants to MM, I had my own reasons for coming here.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

The Next President

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Yes, the next president. That is the hot issue of today—from the ranks of politicians beginning with presidential wannabes. What makes it more hot is that Vice-President Jojo Binay has been leading the pack of presidentiables but he does not belong to the party in power.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

The axis of power shifts

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It really must be the moment for dramatic change. Last week, a young man was looking at the pyramid of the Philippine population, looking at the poor at the base, and said, “Tito, let’s flip the pyramid, let’s flip our order of priorities.”

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

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