The Bangsamoro sub-state
September 15, 2014 12:49 AM
By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.
TO THE unfamiliar, an Islamic state conjures up fear and alarm causing cold running down one’s spine. But it simply means a government that is ruled by Muslim canonical law based on the Koran.
Pride, prejudice and politics in Philippine sports
September 15, 2014 12:48 AM
(Last of 2 parts)
By: Antonio P. Contreras
FOR Thais, the steady supporting hands of the state enable their athletes to compete. For us, we have to rely on the mercy of private donors, and we beef up our ranks with naturalized players, to convert the enormous talents we have among us in many events, into actual medal counts wherever they can be found.
The Golan Heights escape – An example of valor and integrity of the Filipino soldier
September 15, 2014 12:46 AM
By: Edgar Mana-ay
WITH the recent spate of “hulidap,” ambushes and extortions perpetrated by our law enforcers (police and army alike), it is a paradox and an ambiguity that Filipino military personnel behave impeccably with valor and integrity when assigned in foreign lands.
September 15, 2014 12:44 AM
By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada
OUT of curiosity, I spent half an hour last Saturday reading the “testimonies” supporting Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog who nominated himself to be “World Mayor”. It’s a popularity contest by online voting with no criteria on what is a “World Mayor”. At once, the emptiness of this title becomes apparent. That’s the reason it never was taken seriously by all Philippine mayors, except one.
September 15, 2014 12:40 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
A RETREAT master once told us that we are the sum of our decisions. Each day we are faced with a situation in which we have to make a decision. In this case we weigh and choose our options and whatever is the result of this choice we have to gain or grit from it.