Quantcast
Home » Ambeth R. Ocampo You are browsing entries tagged with “Ambeth R. Ocampo”

The ‘Rizaline Islands’

By

Artemio Ricarte was a general in the Philippine Revolution and the Filipino-American War who was better known by his nom de guerre “Vibora” (Viper).

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Vocabulario de la Lengua Tagala’

By

August is the time we celebrate our national language. In my childhood, we only had a week, the “Linggo ng Wika.”

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Japan under our skin

By

Toshinao Urabe, ambassador of Japan, led us through a delicate dinner at his residence recently, which made me realize that the Japanese really eat with their eyes. An elaborate dinner service, fine lacquerware and creative plating of each dish delighted our senses before the food was actually tasted and consumed. This was cultural diplomacy at its best. As they say, one of the best ways into people’s hearts is through the belly.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

America in our Declaration of Independence

By

Philippine independence from Spain was declared from the window of Emilio Aguinaldo’s home in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12, 1898. On that day the Philippine flag was officially unfurled as the national flag and the martial music composed by Julian Felipe first played by a band would later have words added to the tune and become our national anthem.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Japan in 17th-century Philippine history

By

Veteran journalists once advised younger ones like me to take a break from column deadlines when travelling abroad. Those were the days when journalists used a manual typewriter, an age before the computer and the Internet.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Capalla slay case: Rap junked
  • New LPA enters country, says Pagasa
  • Shooting by 9-year-old US girl stirs gun debate
  • Aquino: Term extension must be decided by the people
  • Tesda claims it produced 6M tech-voc graduates in 4 years
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao, Algieri to face media, fans at AT&T Park in San Francisco
  • Forget Shaolin Temple; China execs tap Pacquiao
  • Andray Blatche Asian Games stint starting to look bleak
  • Tams sweep Archers, grab solo UAAP lead
  • Manny Pacquiao tapping World Peace for Kia
  • Lifestyle

  • Cebu ‘lechon’ sweeps the country
  • ‘Lechon kawali sa gata,’ ‘adobong hito’–historic Bistro Remedios marks milestone with new dishes
  • ‘Bibingka,’ ‘monay,’ ‘escandaloza’ and other curious names of Philippine baked goodies
  • Home store opens flagship at SM Megamall
  • Peace of mind seminar slated
  • Entertainment

  • Nora Aunor on UP honor: Is this for real?
  • ‘Cops’ crew member killed in US police shooting
  • Agents of Ambush, August 28, 2014
  • Tuldok, August 28, 2014
  • A. Lipin, August 28, 2014
  • Business

  • SM Land to shell out P54B for 2nd reclamation project
  • Digitel labor case settled
  • More firms relocating to PH
  • Cebu bus transit system gets fund
  • Money supply growth slowed in July
  • Technology

  • Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phones
  • Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone
  • Mobile use bad for school test scores–Japan study
  • Top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
  • Study: Social media users shy away from opinions
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 28, 2014
  • Decapitating the truth
  • ‘Let them eat cake’
  • Disputing treason because of Itu Aba
  • Should we amend the Constitution?
  • Global Nation

  • New California law lets undocumented to apply for driver’s license
  • Survey: Most voters satisfied with Obamacare in California
  • Fil-Am’s solo play skewers mishandling of rape cases
  • Don’t deport Korean, embassy appeals to BI
  • Daly City dentist linked to gun smuggling probe dies
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement