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Century-old Balangiga bells to toll again

It took a filthy-mouthed President to bring three historic Balangiga bells back to our country after more than a century. American soldiers took the bells...

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...

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