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House Committee on Human Rights chair calls for House inquiry on Calbayog policeman

ABOVE PHOTO: Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the House Committee on Human Rights Jesus Suntay For ‘requesting’ for the list of lawyers defending personalities...

‘What’s going to happen now?’

The previous weekend saw me and my wife in the middle of two very important events: a dinner invitation by none other than National...

Straight out of the Führer’s handbook

After three years worth of statements unleashed on the populace by none other than Pres. Rodrigo Duterte (you may throw in his minions as...

Falling asleep in the time of the ‘Woke’ generation

  Growing old is not what I thought it would be. As the Polish poet and essayist Zbigniew Herbert wrote, it’s like owning a dog-eared dictionary,...

Why press freedom? Why not responsible journalism?

We hear it often said how important press freedom is to the nation’s sociopolitical health. The reason being is that information is currency, and with...

Caligula and the weaponization of humiliation

I’m no historian. Call me a history buff with an insatiable liking for what is either vintage or ancient. I love reading anything that...

Dengue de Rigueur

Summer comes, and with it mosquitoes and dengue. Even as the holiday cold fritters away, the Department of Health has already noticed an alarming spike...

Press freedom: Yes, it matters

A free and independent press is one of the benchmarks used to measure the strength of a country’s democracy, and the level of its...

A little lesson in journalistic accuracy

In journalism, there are two ways—and these must be achieved simultaneously—to guarantee accuracy. First, go hot on the trail of the facts, thereby securing backdrop,...

Charter Change and the Bangsamoro issue

With the midterm elections just around the corner, the public spotlight has shifted from the Bangsamoro plebiscite to the candidates running for local and...

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