Only a week old, and the year 2013 is already groaning under the weight of a terrible burden: the death, by gun, of many innocents.
By Conrado de Quiros
If you’re a parent, you’d know the feeling. In fact, if you’re someone’s brother or sister, you’d know the feeling. Still in fact, if you’re just a human being you’d know the feeling.
By Neal H. Cruz
Three days before the New Year’s Eve “merrymaking,” already the number of firecracker- and stray bullet-related injuries monitored by the Department of Health has reached 143, much higher than last year’s on the same date. Obviously, the DOH’s “Iwas Paputok” and “APIR” campaigns have little effect on Filipinos. Telling Filipinos not to light firecrackers on New Year’s Eve is like King Canute telling the waves not to wet his feet.