• February 27, 2013

    ‘Don’t play into Malaysia’s hand’

      By LAURO L. BAJA JR. THE President has gone on TV appealing and at the same time chastising the Sultan of Sulu over the standoff in Lahad Datu in Sabah. The next few days will tell the wisdom of doing it in public. His statements and actions give the unintended consequence of leaning on

  • February 23, 2013

    What to do with Sabah

    By JOSE APOLINARIO L. LOZADA JR. AS the 300 followers of the Sultanate of Sulu remain holed up in Sabah, the Philippines has no choice but to immediately act to prevent unwanted consequences that could lead to the “suspension” of relations with Malaysia again or, worse, possible bloodshed. One..

  • February 21, 2013

    No clash of tongues in Cebu

    By MA. THERESA ANGELINA QUINTANA-TABADA FOR Japanese student Keiko Abe, Cebuanos’ ease with English in and outside classrooms is a reason she is studying in Cebu City. And the University of the Philippines Cebu junior, who chose to move from Manila to Cebu three years ago, enjoys this bonus:..

  • February 18, 2013

    Nick Deocampo: The accidental archivist

    By IGAL JADA SAN ANDRES (Photos from Nick Deocampo’s personal collection) THREE days before his last research stint as a senior Fulbright scholar at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. ended, Nick Deocampo made a stunning discovery that should have shaken the Philippines. That year,..



    Palace statement on Sabah tragedy

    March 2, 2013

    Malacañang said  they are saddened by what happened Friday in Lahad Datu where a clash between some 200 followers of the Sultan of Sulu and Malaysian authorities resulted in casualties. Following..

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