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...
The British royalty: A fairy tale

The British royalty: A fairy tale

Many Filipinos are fascinated with British royalty.In the 1980s, they were glued on television when Prince Charles walked with Lady Diana on the aisle in a fairy-tale wedding, and were shocked by the tragic death of the Princess of Wales nearly two decades...