May 21,2013 12:54 AM
By: Francis Allan Angelo
ATTY. HELEN CATALBAS of the Department of Tourism is right in saying that Iloilo’s bid to host APEC 2015 meetings is a make or break case for the city and province.
It could finally make Iloilo City and province a viable destination for international gatherings but major embarrassments and shortcomings could expose our weak spots.
May 21,2013 12:52 AM
By: Bonnie B. Barrientos
(The author is a Teacher III of Rizal Elementary School in Pontevedra, Capiz)
THE WORD leader evokes a large-scale personality – the president of a nation, the head of a great company, the head of office, the general of armies, the brain of a revolutionary movement.
May 21,2013 12:50 AM
By: Juan L. Mercado
“Do not look at the heavens through a bamboo reed.” Can this Japanese proverb help us sift through May 13 elections’ mixed bag? Nobody loses an election here. Those trashed insist they were cheated.
“My supporters and lawyers insist I fight on,” said legislator and Talisay mayor Eduardo Gullas, 24 hours after the polls closed.
May 21,2013 12:48 AM
By: Modesto Sa-onoy
THE ANTICIPATION, excitement and anxiety during the election last Monday and the speed with which the results rumbled into the canvassing centers have made people ignore some important developments that augur well for Occidental Negros.
May 21,2013 12:46 AM
By: Harry L. Roque, Jr.
(The author chairs the Center for International Law)
THE RECENT shooting by the Philippine Coast guard of a lone Taiwanese fisherman illustrates the kind of governmental response that we Filipinos deserve when we ourselves fall victims to an internationally wrongful act.
Under international law, there is state responsibility for an internationally wrongful act where there is a breach of international law and when the breach is attributable to the state.