Month: December 2013

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Friday last week (Nov. 22) my mother, Cecilia, turned 103 years old. When our large family — 203 as of last count — celebrated with her last Sunday at our farmhouse in Dampul (Barangay Sta. Monica, Sta. Rita, Pampanga), Inang showed both the will…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld “(A)ng catubusa’y hindi nacucuha sa salita o sa sulat… Sucat na! Papagsalitain natin naman ang sandata!” — Andres Bonifacio On November 30 the Filipino working class and people mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio, the father of the Filipino nation and the Philippine Revolution. Bonifacio dubbed…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld “The goodwill the (December 26, 2004) tsunami relief brought the US is incalculable,” said Jonah Blank, who’s described as “a senior political scientist” at the conservative US think tank RAND Corp., in the aftermath of the Yolanda super typhoon that has killed over 5,000 people in the…