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Bravery and heroism

On this day 72 years ago, the news dreaded by everyone crackled over short-wave radio: Bataan had fallen.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline | Read More »

The Filipino veteran and the PMA cadet

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Two weeks ago, the nation marked the 71st anniversary of the Fall of Bataan, a day dedicated to the memory of our veterans who fought alongside American soldiers in a campaign that from the start had already been written off by Washington. The United States’ secretary of war, Henry Stimson, put it thus: “There are times when men have to die.”

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The fight continues

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Three years ago, I wrote a column titled “Two injustices, different endings.” The first injustice had to do with the treatment of Filipino war veterans who served in the US Armed Forces at the outbreak of the Pacific War in 1941. Alongside US soldiers, the Filipinos fought with loyalty and determination even when the white […]

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Forsaken and forgotten

Tomorrow, Aug. 27, we proudly remember the brave sacrifice of our fellow Filipinos with the commemoration of National Heroes Day. Yet some of our bravest heroes continue to find themselves both forsaken and forgotten—and their time is truly running out.

Posted: August 25th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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