The Vico Show

By: Resyhimar Arguelles EVERY election takes on the usual narratives: If it’s not a slug fest where the winner is obviously a cohort of the ruling political dynasty, it would be a combat sport where the underdog squares off with the defending champ. The one who gets to rule is the one who knows what […]

‘Things Fall Apart’

THE title of the popular Chinhua Achebe novel may serve to describe the opposition after the stunning resignation of key Liberal Party leaders. The devastating loss of Otso Diretso is not a shock to many who actively rooted for them. The resignation of key Liberal Party officials yesterday, though, comes as a surprise. Being unexpected, […]

Queries on Baciwa’s joint venture

The Bacolod City Council approved a resolution requesting the Office of the Solicitor General and the Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Office of President Rodrigo Duterte to check and review the joint venture contracts entered into by the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) with private concessionaires. The resolution, authored by Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr., […]

Discourse in the Age of Memes

By: Lcid Crescent Fernandez             Much like the majority of the human race, I spend a lot of time on social media. It’s a steady stream of information (much of it I don’t need) and entertainment. Recently, the two have come together as a natural evolution with the nature of their constant commingling. This is […]

Rift within GrupoProgreso

IN YESTERDAY’S column I wrote about the credible and honest campaign of the opposition in Bacolod City. While they lost but for one, they should be consoled by the way they behaved and restrained against the temptations of yielding to political contributors who expected favors afterwards. Theirs is the true honor for the honesty of […]

At home and sick

By: Reyshimar Arguelles AS GLOBAL temperatures get higher, it has become easier for anyone to get sick. No matter how quickly the medical community makes a revolutionary breakthrough, people will still bow down to viruses, bacteria, and whatever biological abomination that gives discomfort and a reason to stay at home and watch cartoons. There is […]