By Michael L. Tan
Did you know that there are 39 “small island nations” in the world, and that one of them is among the world’s most prosperous countries?
By Neal H. Cruz
Now that Christmas is over, let us get down to brass tacks. Did you, as a parent, tell your young children stories about Santa Claus, that jolly fat man in the red suit who flies through the air in his sleigh filled with goodies and pulled by reindeer with red noses, and who squeezes down chimneys (although Filipino homes have no chimneys) to leave gifts for children who are not naughty but nice?
By Rina Jimenez-David
When a disaster strikes, the most immediate needs are for rescue and relief. There is the need to save lives that can still be saved, heal injuries, and provide basic needs like water, shelter, food and security for people who have lost their homes and livelihoods, searching for their dead loved ones, and trying to eke out a semblance of survival in the midst of devastation.
By Ambeth R. Ocampo
My father came from a family of 10 siblings. His youngest sister married a man who was also the tenth child in his family, and they produced 10 children.
By Amando Doronila
A yearend survey shows that the 2016 presidential election has narrowed down to three contenders led by two opposition figures, with the administration’s probable candidate, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, making third place.