“Kayo lang po ang pag-asa ko (You are my only hope),” an emotional Mary Jane Veloso pleads to newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte. Under the Noynoy Aquino administration, Veloso received a temporary reprieve from execution last April 29, 2015 — the only one to be spared among drug convicts that included leaders of the Bali Nine, an infamous group…
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The Ill-Gotten Health of the Philippines
It takes a lot of courage and willpower to work in public health and development sector.
Ispokening Dollar: ‘Weird Affectation’ sa Wikang Ingles
Pangmayaman daw ang wikang Ingles. At aminin man natin o hindi, mababa ang tingin ng marami sa sarili nilang wika. Jologs pa nga kung ituring ng iba.
What’s Next for Mary Jane Veloso?
Editor’s Note: We will continuously provide updates about the case of Mary Jane Veloso so that even though she fades away from the limelight of mainstream media, her quiet fight for justice will continue. She has been spared from execution. But she is still behind bars, far away from her family. The death sentence will still…
The PNP’s Chance at Redemption by Howie Severino
At no other time in recent memory has any group of policemen elicited as much public sympathy as the Fallen 44 SAF Commandos. In the midst of the horrific nightmare that triggered this outpouring of emotion is an opportunity. At any other time, many of us would regard the police as the least heroic, most…
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