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In the claws of Dengvaxia

By Robert B. Roque, Jr. Panic continues to grip the poor parents of kids who were administered the controversial vaccine Dengvaxia especially now that the drug was condemned anew by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) over the death of the 71st child. PAO chief Attorney Persida Acosta said the death took place on July 19, […]

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Do what is right

By Robert B. Roque, Jr. The Philippines marked recently the second anniversary of its landmark 2016 victory in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The arbitral tribunal’s decision on the case invalidated China’s supposed historic nine-dash claim on the South China Sea. The problem, however, remains the same as China […]

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Breaking point

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Breaking point

By Robert B. Roque, Jr. THERE comes a time in a person’s life when continued anger and agitation being held back becomes harder and harder to control until it reaches a breaking point and he lets go of his rage. Just recently, a news footage came out showing an official of the US discussing what […]

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Unfulfilled promises

I often hear people say promises are made to be broken and lies are meant to be kept. It is true that most, not all, people fail to fulfill their vows one time too many. Even the country’s president is no exception. In his two years in office, President Duterte made several promises that he […]

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Only human

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Only human

They are anointed to preach the Word of God and guide the people to the right path towards a blissful existence that would unite them one day with the Lord.

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Bad example

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Bad example

It appears that the submissive response chosen by our government as a reaction to China’s aggressiveness of China towards Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea has begun to take its toll.

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