Category Archives: Opinion

Resiliency and hope

By Val G. Abelgas THE PAST year was far from good with thousands more killed in the continuing bloody drug war, uncertainties brought about by constant threats of a revolutionary government or

Will impeaching Sereno succeed?

By Perry Diaz For the third time in Philippine history, a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been besieged with impeachment complaints. The first one, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr.

A distant Christmas

By Val G. Abelgas FOR Filipinos who have been outside of the Philippines for years, Christmas is both a time for rejoicing and a time for remembering. Even as the Filipino in

Is the government losing the war on drugs?

By Perry Diaz WHEN President Rodrigo Duterte took office on June 30, 2016, he vowed to rid the country of illegal drugs, crime, and corruption in three to six months. Six months

Needed: Collective voice of the people

By Val G. Abelgas LAST SUNDAY, as the world commemorated International Human Rights Day, Filipinos could as well be mourning the death of human rights in the Philippines. It started dying when

Digong’s war against the reds and yellows  

By Perry Diaz   IN A COUNTRY where groups and organizations are identified by colors, two groups – the “reds” and the “yellows” – have taken center stage in the political arena.