Slippery slope toward tyranny

Amid the relative silence that has met the deadly war against drugs launched by President Duterte since he assumed office on June 30, three female voices have stood to denounce the killings. “I must admit, the public reaction to these executions is not in favor of those who oppose it. A 91% approval rating for… Read More »

The killings continue

MANILA Some here are starting to ask, why isn’t anyone bothered by the spate of summary killings taking place in our midst? Where is the outrage? Since President Duterte assumed office last June 30, close to 1,000 people have been summarily killed here. This number is as of this writing, it’s certain to rise when… Read More »

Our quest for truth still in full speed

The last issue’s cover of Balita created a lot of stir to some and we received a lot of phone calls, emails, facebook postings of support, for which I am really thankful.  The more reason that we should not let a setback slow us down.  You understand correctly that, all along, in this case, we… Read More »

A Walk in the Park

By Butch Galicia An FB friend posted a photo capture of a recent weather report in graphics that showed a reading of +32 degrees Celsius (feels like 41 degrees Celsius). Her ka-post retorted: Wait till the mercury drops to -32 degrees Celsius (feels like -41 degrees Celsius) in a few months. She replied: So, who’s… Read More »


Trivia: In the observance of the late movie king Fernando Poe Jr.’s 77th birthday this Aug. 20,  2016, this writer can’t help but recall anew his past as his pro for almost two decades up his death. Despite the fact that Ronnie was the son of a famous actor the deceased Fernando Poe Sr. who… Read More »


Q. Good day attorney. I just want to ask if Filipino recognition issued by the Bureau of Immigration(BI) is one and the same as that of a Dual citizenship? I’m confused about these things. I hope you can clarify and enlighten your reader on this issue .  Marvin Ans: Recognition per se, is granted to… Read More »


KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania (JGL) – Vice President Leni G. Robredo told a press conference here Saturday that “extra-judicial killings” have got to stop, “pero (but) I’m just one voice even if I am vice president.  I think media can do a lot as far as creating a mindset that this is not right. There have… Read More »

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