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Relentless master

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Next-door Malaysia dashed into the future this September by back-pedaling into the past. Its government has clamped back the 1948 Anti-Sedition Law.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Austere laurels

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The kind of ancestors we’ve had is not as important as the kind of descendants our ancestors have. This axiom is apt for the 135th birthday of President Sergio Osmeña today (Monday).

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rain and bamboo shoots

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Managing rain is key to eradicating poverty and hunger in dry lands that anchor 44 percent of the world’s cultivated systems, which barely feed 2.1 billion people.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Transition curve?

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Brazil today loses less than 6,000 square kilometers of forests yearly—down from 20,000 a decade back, The Economist reports. It spearheads the Amazon Region Protected Areas, which is 20 times Belgium’s size. This is the “transition curve, a turning point in seemingly irreversible deforestation.”

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Vulnerability window

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Golden Rice today packs beta carotene as additional source of Vitamin A. “So it could make a big difference to people’s nutrition—and their sight.”

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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