27.5 C
Iloilo City, PH
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Home Op-Ed People Powwow

People Powwow

Proudly Philippine-made

THERE was a time when Filipino manufacturers gathered together and agreed to label their products, “Proudly Philippine-made.” Since I rarely see that label now,...

Preventive ‘medicine’ for the heart

BY “MEDICINE,” I don’t mean refer to doctor-prescribed drugs for heart diseases that are among the biggest killers worldwide. In fact, the hardest hit...

My war against Mr. Alzheimer

I HAD the pleasure of meeting my visiting cousin Josette and her husband in a hotel yesterday. Having worked in London for two decades,...

The lost virtue of honesty

HONESTY, so our grade-school teachers taught us, “is the best policy.”To be honest about it, however, some people thrive in dishonesty. A good case...

Why this doctor bats for herbal medicine

WHILE viewing a health show on TV, I saw a familiar figure arguing why he promotes herbal medicine.Dr. Jaime Galvez-Tan, a former secretary of...

Escaping Manila for ‘safer’ Iloilo

HAVE you seen the movie version of the Inferno? If so, you must have rued the exclusion of some scenes vividly depicted in the...

Remembering Manuel Luis Quezon

THE CURRENT month of August is being commemorated as “Lung Month” in honor of the late Manuel Luis Molina Quezon, the first President of...

TESDA marks 24th anniversary

THIS WEEK, all offices of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) sizzle with activities aimed at celebrating the 24th anniversary of this...

The assassination of Ninoy Aquino

MOST of you readers were probably unborn yet on Aug. 21, 1983.Today marks the 35th anniversary of that historic day when Sen. Benigno “Ninoy”...

Loren Legarda in wait-and-see mood?

EXACTLY one week ago, this corner opined that Sen. Lorna Regina “Loren” Legarda could be the next congresswoman of Antique. That assumption, however, hinged...

Latest News