“MAJOHA”

As you might know by now, “MAJOHA” is the new millennial name for the three martyred Filipino priests popularly known in our history books as GOMBURZA: Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora. “MAJOHA” stands for Mariano, Jose, and Jacinto. The “HA”...

SILENCE

The past days witnessed the surge of noise pollution in our streets, homes, and communities. Barking speakers are all around the island running to and fro. Local election fever is even more defined as the candidates vying for local elective positions try...

Source of Energy

The current war between Ukraine and Russia has affected the global chain of fuel supply thereby negatively affecting our country’s economy. Expectedly, prices skyrocketed instantly, whether crude oil, gasoline, kerosene, or LPG. Affected also are all prices of commodities and the price...

PASSPORT REVOLVING FUND “GONE” – LOCSIN

Foreign Secretary Teodoro “Tweeterboy” Locsin, Jr., who assumed office in October 2018, tweeted that the DFA’s  entire Passport Revolving Fund (PRF) is “gone,” and its arrears to APO Production Unit, the country’s passport printing contractor, has reached P388 million.

WATERSHED IN US HISTORY

Tomorrow, January 20, will be a watershed in US history.  Never in its history has there been so much anxiety, fear even, among the American people of what might happen during the inauguration of an incoming President, Joe Biden. 

DIGONG’S EMPTY THREAT

"If they (the US) can't deliver at least 20 million doses (of anti-COVID-19 vaccine) at a minimum, they better get out.  No vaccine, no stay here," declared President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte. He was referring to the Visiting Forces Agreement...

HISTORICAL IGNOMINY AWAITS DEL ROSARIO

REMINDERS - I am placing this segment at the beginning of this piece, hoping that the authorities concerned will stop ignoring (“dine-deadma”) the issues listed below: 1)   IS THE US BACK IN SUBIC? – There was a report that the mainstream media...

DIGONG’S CREDIBILITY IN HIS ANTI-CORRUPTION DRIVE BADLY ERODED

President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte told his Man Friday, Bong Go, now a senator of the Republic, “to act as if you are with the opposition” when it comes to corruption issues. As one who voted for Digong as President...

THE SUPREME COURT AND THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL

President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte’s alleged trip to Singapore the weekend before last has again given rise to speculations about his health. Consequently, the matter of presidential succession again became the subject of much discussion in many quarters notwithstanding what...

HOW NOT TO TREAT A PATIENT

Dr. Tarcisio and Mrs. Reynes, in-laws of my eldest son, wrote me about the harrowing experience the family went through with the confinement of Tarcisio’s brother, Danilo, at the University of Perpetual Help Medical Center in Las Pinas, Metro Manila.