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Lowering age of criminal responsibility cruel and absurd

(Continued from Feb. 3, 2019)For years, our laws, at least on paper, have tried to shield children from the ordeals that come with criminal...

Lowering age of criminal responsibility cruel and absurd

BY NATIONAL UNION OF PEOPLE’S LAWYERS – PANAY CHAPTERRECENTLY, the House Committee on Justice approved a legislative proposal that would drop the minimum age...

Where are the children?

BY JOSE B. MAROMA, JR.I HAVE always wondered about the reaction of children whose parents are battered by adverse publicity due to charges of...

Spend wisely and retire happy

BY JOSE B. MAROMA JR.HAPPY retirement is largely a function of financial wellness at the time you stop working for a living.Ideally, your working...

‘For in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die’

BY EDWIN R. CATACUTANLET ME start with the Bible first, then I go to President Duterte.Genesis 2:16-17 says that: “16 And the Lord God commanded the man,...

A new Philippine future beside the exodus?

BY JEREMAIAH M. OPINIANOEVERY seventh of June, a Southeast Asian archipelago commemorates the “heroism” of compatriots who have been a visible reason for the steady...

COMMENTARY | Militarism aggravates people’s sufferings

BY THE INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OF PEOPLE’S STRUGGLESunday, June 18, 2017  THE PHILIPPINE chapter of the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS-Phils) denounces the presence of...

COMMENTARY | Rape or killing: which is worse?

BY SESTILIO TESTAFriday, June 16, 2017 CHELSEA Clinton – daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and the Democratic contender for the White House Hillary...

COMMENTARY | Stop war games, start peace work!

BY ALLIANCE OF CONCERNED TEACHERS - PHILIPPINESThursday, May 18, 2017  ON MAY 8-19, 2017, the 33rd iteration of the Balikatan Exercises between the Armed Forces...

COMMENTARY | Journalism assailed on all fronts

Saturday, May 6, 2017 CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance, marks World Press Freedom Day with a call for greater protection and respect for journalists...

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