By Ambeth R. Ocampo
Reading Thelma San Juan’s Sunday column and the entire section of first-person accounts of people who dealt with or are still coping with the effects of depression, chemical imbalance and bi-polar mood disorder made me wonder why suicides seem to be common these days. In the past, suicides only happened to other people, never people you knew personally, but in recent years some suicides came close enough to matter.
By Conrado de Quiros
On the face of it, the antipork marchers had a couple of advantages.
By Rina Jimenez-David
Moving and inspirational was the vignette that made up part of the Bonifacio monument published in Monday’s issue of this paper.
By Michael L. Tan
The date was Aug. 16, 1934. A convention was underway to write a new constitution for the Philippines, then still under the Americans. The constitution was important because it would provide for the transition toward independence.
By Amando Doronila
In speech on National Heroes Day, last Monday, President Aquino lambasted his critics for “becoming desperate” in their opposition to his campaign for good governance.