The race is on
February 10, 2016 03:34 AM
By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada
ILOILO CITY was literally locked down yesterday for the kick-off rally of the Liberal Party at the historic Freedom Grandstand. I am writing this column in the Bo’s Coffee at the Mactan International Airport while waiting for my flight back to Iloilo City at 2:05 p.m.
The Chinese in us
February 10, 2016 03:28 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
WE JUST closed the celebration of BacoLaodiat, the city’s event that coincides with the festivities of the Chinese New Year. It has been celebrated for ten years and in that sense it enters into our tradition.
‘Comedy of Errors’
February 10, 2016 03:26 AM
(Unedited statement of Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa in reaction to the series of columns by Modesto Sao-noy published in this paper)
BACOLOD City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. bluntly described Modesto Sa-onoy’s “Voodoo Massive Vote Buying” series of articles printed in another local daily as the climax of comedy of errors from ghosts to robbery extortion to massive vote buying.
Prof. Copernicus thinks I am right (Part 1)
February 10, 2016 03:22 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." – Thomas Jefferson
NEW YORK CITY – Around past three o'clock one afternoon inside the cold Central Park, Professor Jozef Copernicus told me he instantly recalled having visited Manila after the 1986 EDSA Revolution.
The beauty of suffering
February 10, 2016 03:14 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
WE NEED to expand our understanding and appreciation of beauty. If by beauty we mean only the physical beauty of a scenic landscape, the romantic hue of a sunset, or a Miss Universe, then we are missing not only a lot of things but also the one thing that is most necessary to us.