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All I want this Christmas…

AS A CHILD I got so many wishes that never came true. Seeing poverty at its worst in my formative years I wished to...

The moment of reckoning is now

FROM THE bottom of my heart, I am encouraging Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. to make a graceful exit while there is still time to...

The tale of two governors

I HAVE a story to tell, the tale of the two governors.Flashback: In 2001 I was hired a contractual worker by the Iloilo provincial...

A portrait of a politician as Dengvaxia queen

HOW CAN some people be so insensitive, feeling no sense of guilt murdering en masse innocent children in exchange for money?Former President Noynoy Aquino...

Justice for a transgender

LET’S CALL HIM Criselda Himakas, not his real name of course, obviously to protect his privacy.Criselda, a native of Oton, Iloilo, joined his Maker...

Who is afraid of Perla Zulueta?

SHE IS NOT CALLED “Iron Lady” for nothing. It’s a moniker tagged on her, not that she liked it but people in the city...

Face-off: Rolly and Ferj

NURSING a wounded pride for years, former mayor Rolando “Rolly” Distura of Dumangas, Iloilo swore to give another try running for the same position.For...

A despicable woman

NO OTHER persona has ever been maligned and despised by the public in Philippine politics other than Leni Robredo. Gosh, I could not even...

Don Alfonso Tan for mayor?

A WELL-KNOWN philanthropist tycoon, might Don Alfonso Tan consider throwing his hat in the political arena amidst the bickering of congressman Jerry Treñas and...

Martial Law, a lost paradise

WHEN Martial Law was declared on Sept.  21, 1972 I considered it a blessing in disguise.Weeks after the declaration I landed a job, my...

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