Thursday, 5th March 2015

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THE BODIES of George Torres and Dante Villanueva lie on the ground after they were shot by suspects Jojie Belmonte and Cocoy Jocson inside a mining site at Calagnaan Island in Carles, Iloilo. (Photo courtesy of Bjorn)

 

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Stained honor

March 05, 2015 01:04 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

THE President refuses to apologize to the nation and to the bereaved families of the 44 PNP Special Forces victims in Mamasapano. In fact, nobody is apologizing although everybody expressed sympathy for the deaths. While the 44 dead police officers are hailed as heroes, the fact is that their deaths could have been avoided and nobody is apologizing. Read more...

The pope did not blink

March 05, 2015 01:02 AM

By: John Allen/Boston Globe

BY NOW, one thing ought to be clear about Pope Francis: Faced with attempts to hobble his reform efforts through character assassination of his reformers, this pope doesn’t blink. Read more...

A new but deadly designer drug

March 05, 2015 12:58 AM

By: Edgar Mana-ay

A NEW but deadly synthetic LSD (known in the streets as N-Bomb; also officially named by drug enforcement agencies as 251-NBOMe) is one of several hundred designer drugs that have emerged worldwide in the past six years. Read more...

Lakbay Aral and the Iloilo Liga experience

March 05, 2015 12:56 AM

By: Limuel S. Celebria

SEVERAL years ago, I chanced upon the opportunity to observe Iloilo’s Liga ng Barangay provincial congress and it was quite a revelation. It was certainly not the pure junket some critics tout it to be. Read more...

We almost didn’t have the ‘Money’ vs ‘Pacman’ duel

March 05, 2015 12:54 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

“Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity of a lifetime.” – Henri Matisse

WE almost missed it again. Read more...

The Christian triumph is not triumphalism

March 05, 2015 12:52 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

CHRISTIAN life is a triumphant life. Victory is assured because Christ has conquered sin and death, and has converted our mortal curse into an eternal glory with him in heaven, and even aspects of this glory while still here on earth.

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