It was Wednesday evening, and the midweek service at the Pikit, North Cotabato church of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines was about to end.
The League of Filipino Students (LFS) is one with the people of Hong Kong in their ongoing street protest as they demand reforms.
By Conrado de Quiros
Aurelio Cesar Servando and his wife, Christine Uytiepo, want justice. They want justice for their son, Guillo Cesar, 18, the sophomore student of College of St. Benilde taking up hotel, restaurant and institution management, who was hazed to death last week by his prospective “brothers” in Tau Gamma Phi. His companions, two other 18-year-olds and […]
Since Day 1, President Aquino has portrayed his administration as the opposite of that of his predecessor. His “daang matuwid” brand of governance, he has intoned time and again, is aimed at bringing decency, integrity and the rule of law back into public office, after the widespread corruption and venality that marked the nine-year administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
I may sound insensitive or paranoid, or both, but I am quite suspicious about the Cagayan de Oro City bombing. First of all, no one—not the Abu Sayyaf, nor the Moro National Liberation Front, not even the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement—claims responsibility for it. Usually, one of these groups would claim responsibility for a […]