By Rina Jimenez-David
It was not a very pleasant way to die. Indeed, the state in which the remains of Jeffrey Laude, aka Jennifer, were found in the bathroom of a motel room in Olongapo spoke of a degree of anger and violence, even hatred, on the part of whoever was responsible for her murder.
By Kevin H.R. Villanueva
The question in people’s heads these days is: What happens to us in Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) post-2015?
By Walden Bello
The primordial role of government, according to the great English philosopher Thomas Hobbes is to secure the life and limb of its citizens. I would disagree with Hobbes’ point that this is the primary role of government, but yes, I agree that providing security is one of the state’s main functions.
I would like to share an experience during my trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, passing through Helsinki, Finland.
By Amando Doronila
Almost to a man, most of the states on the rimlands of Asia-Pacific have closed ranks to denounce China’s “bullying” actions in the South China Sea and East China Sea.