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THE idealism of federalism, a political initiative being pushed by the administration, may yet be held back by economic realities.

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Discussions are now underway in the House of Representatives Committee on Ap­propriations on the proposed P3.757-trillion 2019 National Budget, focused on the individual allotments of the various departments of the national government.

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Crucial times calling for wise decisions

POPE Francis said last Aug. 2 that the death penalty is wrong in all cases, as it is an attack on human dignity. He thus called for a change in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church which had accepted the death penalty if it is “the only practicable way to defend lives.” The death […]

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New technology for faster Internet service

SINCE President Duterte called for a third telecommunications firm to help improve the country’s Internet services, many groups, local and foreign, have been mobilizing their resources to bid for this all-important third slot in an industry that has become so important to the country’s economic development and progress. But even without the third major telco, […]

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Now federalism has our attention

THE “I-pepe, i-pepe, i-dede, i-dede, i-pede, pede, pede, pederalismo” information video prepared by Mocha Uson may have drawn a great deal of criticism for being “vulgar,” “lewd,” “filthy,” and “disgusting,” but it has certainly drawn attention to federalism in many sectors of the nation where there was none before. Only one of four Filipinos – […]

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There may be many more wide-open facilities out there

THE front-page photo last Saturday of three toilet bowls standing side by side, without partitions, in a public toilet of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) station on España St., Manila, may have brought some smiles to the faces of some readers who must have wondered how strangers may have socialized during all those moments of […]

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