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Ka Randy

By LUCHIE MARANAN They who wield the law Sent hooded men who Barged into the house of an Ailing old man. They plunged their weapons Deep into his mortal being, Splattering the great deeds Of a peacemaker. So tell us now, Who are the peace slayers? Who are the social justice thieves? Who are the…

ABS-CBN supporters push for people’s initiative to bring ABS-CBN back on air

“Our progressive congressmen can draft the most privileged bills, but without the people’s support outside they will have a hard time convincing the people inside the Congress.” By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN MANILA– The Filipino people have decided to step up the campaign to put ABS-CBN back on air. In a webinar hosted by the…

Police deny families right to claim remains of 3 alleged NPA fighters

“Instead of mourning for our loved ones, we feel spiteful at the police officers who are denying the remains of our loved ones.” By JUSTIN UMALI SANTA ROSA, Laguna – Elements of the Philippine National Police have taken the remains of three suspected members of the revolutionary New People’s Army to Camp Vicente Lim,…

Balik-Tanaw | 10th Sunday after Pentecost: God is here and there is hope

God is in every act of kindness that we extend to the people around us especially those who have lost much. In the midst of all the efforts that are being done to defeat this virus, in the midst of all the fear, doubt, desperation, anger, and frustration, an act of kindness is like a tiny, insignificant whispering sound. And yet it is there where hope springs anew. God is there.

The SONA and the fury

…[h]e presented no coherent plan of action to address them on the basis of a fact-based analysis of the last six months’ experience and the lessons learned from it. Neither did he say anything about addressing such major concerns of healthcare workers as the inadequacies of healthcare system equipment and facilities, the critical shortfall in the number of nurses, doctors, and other medical frontliners, and most hospitals’ being full to the rafters with COVID-19 patients.