By Neal H. Cruz
What, tax amnesty for Manny Pacquiao? For heaven’s sake, why? Pacquiao is a billionaire who can afford to pay, and should pay, the correct income taxes. Is this what we have come to, a billionaire tries to cheat on his taxes and he is granted tax amnesty?
By Rina Jimenez-David
My first stop in this city, on a day for sightseeing, was, would you believe, a local Starbucks.
By Michael L. Tan
“Silent Night” is one of the most loved Christmas carols, but imagine translating it into Tagalog and singing it.
By Ambeth R. Ocampo
Textbook history often organizes the story of our nation into periods marked by our colonial experiences: the Spanish period 1565-1898, the American period 1898-1946, and the Japanese period 1941-1945.
By Shirley R. Wilson
In the late 1970s, travelling Filipinos used discarded cartons instead of suitcases as their luggage.
By Leonardo L. Leonidas
Why are we not teaching our students the barriers to learning? We are telling them lots of things to learn, like calculus, chemistry, physics, history, Jose Rizal, etc., but we are not teaching them how the brain functions and learns.
Tragedy may be a challenge but it also presents an opportunity.
This refers to the article “Three meals, P50. The Joy of Cooking: Priceless” (Sunday Inquirer Magazine, 11/3/13).
This is a reaction to the article “Why not soup kitchens instead of food packs?” (News, 11/30/13) by TJ Burgonio.
This is in reaction to Cherry Suico’s letter (“New airport will help Boholanos,” Opinion, 11/15/13).
By Conrado de Quiros
What Manny Pacquiao did not get from his government, he got from his countrymen. After coming home not to a ticker tape parade but to a tax evader’s charade, he flew to Tacloban City where he was hailed, despite somber skies and the still somber mood of a stricken population, as a returning hero. [...]
By Randy David
Endorsements and recommendations are such a commonplace in a sharply hierarchical society like ours that it is difficult to say what legal significance they may have. When a person occupying a high political or social rank endorses an individual for appointment, or a contractor for a project, or an applicant for public assistance, what kind [...]