By Ambeth R. Ocampo
After the anthem and the boring speeches, a series of floral offerings were made that made Nick Joaquin growl: “Where are the masses?” I looked around and saw that everyone was in their Sunday best. Then Nick shouted: “Where are the masses?”
By Michael L. Tan
Genetics determines height to a large extent, but not stunting. Stunting occurs during the first three years of life, and child health experts have traditionally blamed this on poor maternal nutrition (during pregnancy) and poor child nutrition.
By Rina Jimenez-David
At the roundtable, the Philippines’ recourse to international arbitration over the West Philippine Sea dispute was supported by members of the panel and the participants.
By Dean dela Paz
The resulting venom elicited by the “Hello from Tacloban” cover is understandable. At his highest ranking in surveys for the 2016 presidency, the DILG chief remains lightyears away from striking distance.
By Gareth Evans
November’s three summits—the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Beijing, the East Asian Summit in Naypyidaw, and the G-20 meeting in Brisbane—should have the skeptics eating their words.