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Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Editorial

Remember the victims too

There are so many days reserved for remembering, the most universal of which falls on 2 November, All Souls’ Day, when people from all...

From the horse’s mouth

The mid-term elections next year, after all, were the compelling reason for the House volte face on budget reforms that Majority Leader Rolando Andaya...

House needs tokhang

The faceoff between the Executive and members of the new House leadership over the 2019 budget had legislators in the House of Representatives looking...

Weaponization of faith

The German philosopher and economist Karl Marx proclaimed “Die Religion... ist das Opium des Volkes.” Loosely translated, it meant, “Religion…is the opiate of the...

A cry for help

A visibly tired President Rody Duterte told a surprised audience last Tuesday, out of the blue, about his intention to step down due to...

Sharing batting duties

President Rodrigo Duterte – for the nth time – is hinting he wants to step down from the presidency with still four more years...

Remember change?

There is no debate about the cash-based budgeting system being a reform measure to make the disbursement of public funds more efficient and that...

Bitter pill

The purge continues. On Monday, Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte went “ballistic” upon confirmation of allegations of fraudulent transactions at the V. Luna Medical...

Cut recrimination

Not only is coordination sorely lacking among agencies in President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature war on drugs but there also seems to be an absence...