Lauro Vizconde, who has made a cause out of his defeat, says he is raring for a confrontation with the Court. The question is: will the Court’s ethics committee probe the top judge?
My memories of the tumultuous years leading to our first burst of “people power” are personal.
When the AFP asked Garcia to explain where his son got the $100,000 he was sneaking in to the US, he gave two different versions, both incredible. But the generals kept quiet.
Artists, politicians, activists, journalists, soldiers, corporate executives, academics put their hearts and minds together to craft ideas on how our country can be a better place.
Ours is a history of chance and surprises. We’re again at a juncture of chance and surprise — and change. As we start our new decade, we’re very pleased to announce that Newsbreak is getting a new leader.
How would I feel if, suddenly, the spotlight is on me, thanks to the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s list of top 500 individual taxpayers?
I confess. I follow President Noynoy’s love life. It provides voyeuristic diversion — as we face unemployment and other problems.
Nineteen years–that’s how long it took our courts to resolve the Vizconde case. The situation is not hopeless.
Allow me to do a Wikileaks of the mind and download some of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s thoughts on the decision of the Supreme Court to bury the Truth Commission (10-5). This is an imaginary letter but it is based on facts.
Often, when I meet people, they ask: What do you do? My standard reply is: I’m a journalist. Sometimes, I want to say “writer” but I picture novelists and literary writers with lots of angst when I say that word. It is, for me, an elevated status.
The Swiss parliament passed a landmark law in October that allows them to freeze, confiscate, and restitute illicitly acquired assets. As soon as the law is passed in a referendum early next year, the first to benefit will be Haiti.
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas