By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Here is a story that is so unlike the rest, so different from the endless tales of misery that have been served us in the past days leading up to the first anniversary of a world-class disaster.
Publishing a special report about a government agency without getting its side is highly irresponsible and violates the most basic rule of journalism.
By Jose Ma. Montelibano
Yes, the next president. That is the hot issue of today—from the ranks of politicians beginning with presidential wannabes. What makes it more hot is that Vice-President Jojo Binay has been leading the pack of presidentiables but he does not belong to the party in power.
By Arvin Antonio V. Ortiz
In confronting the various threats posed by these perilous times, should there be a tradeoff between the rule of law and the exigencies of public safety and order? Should the safeguards against government abuses—which are enshrined in our Constitution as a continuing repudiation of the abuses during the Marcos era—give way to the expediency of the hour?
By Amando Doronila
Last Sunday, Filipinos heard for the first time in 40 years the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ TV speech declaring martial law in September 1972, the beginning of a brutal dictatorship that ruled the country for 14 years.