I AGREE with the suggestion of topnotch Bombo Radyo commentator Don Dolido that we must petition Malacañang to allow us to retain our taxes remitted to the national government. Bombo Don was reacting to the “conceited statement” of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that politicians who fail to align with PDP-Laban’s decisions, especially on the proposed […]

Ad orientem – 2

BEFORE we continue with the column on this subject last Saturday, let me share a comment on my column yesterday on St. Sebastian, the patron saint of Bacolod. She said that that now she understood why Bacolod had been spared natural and manmade calamities “because of St. Sebastian’s protection”. The original hymn was in Spanish […]

Children’s games

IN SPORTS, President Duterte’s brainchild and legacy-to-be must be the Children’s Games. For those who are not familiar, this is a program for those ages 9 to 12 from the grassroots. This must be Duterte’s penchant for empowering the lower class; he cannot just be content with cutting the reigns of the domineering well-heeled. Previously, […]