Suspicious ascents

Suspicious ascents

The LaSallianOctober 13, 20215 min read

In the first eight days of October, the country was at a standstill. All eyes were on the convoys that arrived at the venue for the filing of certificates of…

Word of advice

Word of advice

Kim BalasabasSeptember 30, 20213 min read

Last March, distraught Filipinos saw hope in the announcement of a united opposition movement, which came amid a foreboding dynastic victory for the presidency. 1Sambayan, a pro-democracy opposition slate for…

A better president?

A better president?

Kim BalasabasSeptember 29, 20213 min read

As President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency comes to its penultimate moments, support for him has not faltered. Recent approval ratings and preferential surveys for the top executive seats show favor for…

Finding her space

Finding her space

Ana MapaSeptember 28, 20214 min read

“You played well—for a girl.” This was not what I had wanted to hear after a 90-minute game under the scorching heat. It wasn’t the kind of praise that any…

Proximity to power

Proximity to power

The LaSallianSeptember 28, 20213 min read

In politics, nothing is permanent except greed. Last September 8, the Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi-led faction of PDP-Laban officially endorsed Sen. Bong Go and President Rodrigo Duterte for the presidential…

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