By Patrick Patino
The year 2013 was a litmus test for the Aquino administration and the nation.
The most significant constant in the universe is change. The constancy of change is what has propelled the universe since the beginning of time. The triumph of evolution depends on change, the ability of life and all of creation to adjust to circumstances necessary for survival.
By David L. Balangue
Last week, 10 outstanding young Filipino-American professionals were in the Philippines for a three-day immersion program to get to know the country and their heritage better, and to eventually become champions of the Philippine cause in the United States.
By Jan Michael Rebuyas
You could have passed them in many a neighborhood computer shop, hunched in front of glaring computer monitors, typing on worn-out keyboards, and posing in front of grimy 2-megapixel webcams—women (in this case a lola and her teenage granddaughter) waving happily to whoever was at the other end of their interaction, in front of another computer screen.
By Alec Francis A. Santos
Perhaps there is nothing stronger than the ideas of hope and change. In 2008, Barack Obama ran on a platform of hope and won the US presidency. It was the promise of change that helped elect President Aquino three years ago. And again, change was what people looked for in the May 13 elections.
By Alea Ladaga
Change is the worst process of life.
By Juan L. Mercado
Tropical depression “Crising” jabbed Mindanao’s underbelly before it barreled out to sea on Thursday. May we now watch 33 candidates for 12 Senate seats sashay on stage?
By Rina Jimenez-David
Perhaps the greatest manifestation of the current Gillard administration’s commitment to the promotion and protection of the rights of women and girls in Australia and around the world is the appointment last year of Penny Williams as “global ambassador for women and girls.” Describing her job, Williams told Australian broadcast station ABC that she sees [...]
By Jose Ma. Montelibano
It is a different world out there now. It is not necessarily better, but we have to realize just how different it is from before, and more importantly, just how fast the changes are happening. The rate of change, after change itself, will determine the kind of environment we all live in – the individual [...]