It’s all over but the signing. Philippine officials have been careful to say that the agreement on enhanced defense cooperation between Manila and Washington will not be unduly rushed merely to coincide with.
By Neal H. Cruz
This is that time of the year when the temperature sizzles that one thinks of the great wide open spaces out there where cool breezes blow, and sand, surf, sea and sun meet.
By Conrado de Quiros
The problem is not that Al Vitangcol has failed miserably to provide decent service to the train-riding public in Metro Manila. The problem is that he has been accused by no less than the ambassador of a fairly decent European country of trying to extort money from a Czech firm.
By Fr. Joaquin G. Bernas S. J.
I discuss provisions in the Bangsamoro agreement which might occasion constitutional debate.
By Ramon Farolan
In April 1994, President Fidel V. Ramos appointed Gen. Arturo T. Enrile as AFP chief of staff.
By Nicolas G. Maderazo
Each March, particularly on the bar exam results day (BERD), I relive the ecstatic moments in 1970 when I learned that I had made it.
By Julie L. Po
China’s intrusion into Philippine seas is a blatant travesty of our territorial integrity. This act should be opposed in the most vigilant ways. As we look to the sea, we should also look at our shores—the Chinese have landed!
By Chet Espino
It’s easy to see why many in the prolife community are celebrating the Supreme Court decision upholding Republic Act No. 10354 or the Reproductive Health Law as “not unconstitutional.” The eight items struck down by the high court as unconstitutional are after all the very provisions objected to by the anti-RH camp.
Every summer, three decades ago, the agricultural company I worked with offered on the job training (OJT) to at least five students from various universities and colleges.
Former mayor and now Rep. Evelio Leonardia has been accused of plunder in six cases and of other acts of corruption in 20 others, based on COA (Commission on Audit) reports.
We refer to the news article titled “Marcoses oppose forfeiture of seized Malacañang jewelry” (News, 4/4/14). In the eighth paragraph, the report says that “Only the Malacañang collection has been declared forfeited by the court. No judgment has yet been handed down on the two other collections.”
Republic act No. 4166 affirms Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain, in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12, 1898. But that proclamation was invalidated by the Treaty of Paris, a peace agreement that ended the Spanish-American War. Under this treaty, Spain ceded the Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States of America, for $20 million.