A tale of two mayors
March 28, 2015 12:58 AM
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
THE Philippines maybe in the 21st century but the socio-political structure of the country resembles that of ancient China or Japan.
Warlordism abounds and many parts of the country had been carved out as fief of notorious feudal overlords.
K to nowhere
March 28, 2015 12:56 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
FOR THE highly, ivy-league educated people the K-12 educational system is the key to high-paying jobs or big business. Their models are, of course the economically advanced nations.
For the great masses of Filipinos, the K-12 system is the key to nowhere as many of them would simply be unable to move on to the next educational ladder. This is not of their own choosing but the force of circumstance of their lives.
Is Pacquiao now richer than Mang Inasal’s Injap?
March 28, 2015 12:54 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
“I want the people of the Philippines to be happy, even if they have nothing.” – Manny Pacquiao
THE Daily Guardian publisher Lemuel Fernandez estimated the worth of Manny Pacquiao to be somewhere between P5 to P10 billion.
“I think he is now richer than Edgar Sia,” said Lemuel, who watched Pacquiao steamroll Shane Mosley via 12-round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 7, 2011.
Jesus is still put on trial and condemned today
March 28, 2015 12:52 AM
By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA
PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION
Gospel Reading: Mark 15,1-19
IT IS TRADITIONAL to read a long account of Christ’s passion and death at the outset of the Holy Week. The intention, certainly, is that of enabling us to participate more fully, in a spiritual sense, in the Lord’s suffering and this, in turn, should help us prepare for the Easter joy. Thus, we are led step by step and guided into the Paschal mystery as we meditate on Jesus’ last moments in this world – from his being arrested, tried, condemned, mocked,