January 28, 2015     Philippines
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Sunday, January 25th, 2015

The Vanisher

The Vanisher

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

The Pope and climate change

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Most observers are likely to agree that the visit of Pope Francis has reinvigorated the faith of the millions of Catholics in the only predominantly Christian country in Asia....

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

The Mendiola Massacre, other issues of justice, peace

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Peasants and their supporters marched anew to Mendiola last Thursday to commemorate the 28th year of the Mendiola Massacre (Jan. 22, 1987). Again they cried for...

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

After the Pope Francis storm, what now?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective During the visit of Pope Francis from January 15 to 19, time seemed to have gone to a standstill. We had non-working holidays, at least in Metro Manila; there was no traffic,...

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Cerrado!

Cerrado

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Why we should celebrate Edsa Dos

QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Was Edsa Dos a coup, power grab, or an uprising? Was it a farce? It may be all of the above but it’s a political event worth celebrating. Why should we allow the...

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Beyond expectations

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld We write this essay on the third day of the uplifting visit of Pope Francis to the country after his half day stopover at Tacloban City, ground zero of Typhoon Yolanda...

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Political detainees on hunger strike: in 2015, in 1980-81

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Last Tuesday, as the nation prepared to welcome Pope Francis, 491 political detainees in 43 jails across the country went on a hunger strike that’ll run...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Welcome, Pope Francis!

Welcome, Pope Francis!

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Why some are not Charlie Hebdo

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Many Filipinos heard it from clerics bristling over tour guide Carlos Celdran’s holding aloft a streamer with the word “Damaso” on it during a mass at the Manila Cathedral....

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Different voices

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective This is perhaps the only long holiday weekend when people are not leaving Manila for a vacation. Instead most, who are Catholics of course, have been busy preparing for the visit of...

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