Back into each other’s arms

Back into each other’s arms

The symbolism was very important.Before Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr returned home from a week-long attendance at the United Nations General Assembly, he got what he really wanted — a meeting with US President Joe Biden in New York.Marcos was the third person the US...
Mystery around Vic Rodriguez’s position

Mystery around Vic Rodriguez’s position

Almost a week ago, Vic Rodriguez issued a statement, saying he had asked permission to step down from his lofty position as executive secretary. He even thanked President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr for the trust and confidence given him. This was before the...
Nuclear annihilation

Nuclear annihilation

At a recent United Nations Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty conference, Antonio Guterres, the UN secretary general, warned about the danger of a nuclear conflict as fighting in Ukraine continues and tensions in the Taiwan Straits grow.In the 1960s, at the...
Questionable deals

Questionable deals

A year before Rodrigo Duterte stepped down from power, there were some questionable deals on which the Department of National Defense had wasted so much precious resources.There were acquisitions that were decided politically and the end users were not asked if the...
Free (basketball) world, free trade

Free (basketball) world, free trade

The news about the top-level leadership of the Philippine Basketball Association going to Japan for a “dialogue” with officials of the Japan B. League over player recruitment issues leaves a bad taste in the mouth on so many levels.First, did the PBA officials forget...
Exposing the lie a Marcos has made again

Exposing the lie a Marcos has made again

“We were never allowed to argue because when this case came out, we were all in the United States. When it was time for us to answer, we had no chance to answer because we were nakakulong in Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii.”“Now we are all here, open the case and let...