Revisiting US role in Mindanao

Revisiting US role in Mindanao

Last month, in a deadly clash in Lanao del Norte province, Islamist militants affiliated with the Middle East-based Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) killed six commandos from the Philippine Army’s elite Scout Ranger battalion. Three local Islamist militants were...
Rather, the Dark Ages!

Rather, the Dark Ages!

Discombobulated. That was how President Bongbong Marcos, Jr., appeared in his interview with ABC Australia’s Sarah Ferguson in his recent visit there. Asked by the veteran journalist why he would not return the family’s ill-gotten wealth so it could be used to help...
EDSA in Luneta?

EDSA in Luneta?

Yes, that was my proposal to a Church prelate just before the Pandemic. I suggested that we had a change of venue for the festivities that year. The People Power anniversary was fast approaching then, but there seemed to be no energy or excitement at all among the...