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Padilla: What we can do for the 18-day campaign against VAWC
NOVEMBER 25 was the start of the 18-day campaign to end violence against women (VAWC). This started in 2006 when the Philippine government participated in this campaign that begun in 1991. The 18 days of activism against gender-based violence links ...
From 622 days ago
Padilla: Gerbner reading Cardo Dalisay
I THOUGHT I was skimming through fake news when I read about Albayalde flagging ‘Ang Probinsyano’s’ portrayal of the Philippine National Police. But in the same week, the DILG mulled filing a case against the TV series while the PNP ...
From 629 days ago
Padilla: New dictums
LONG weekends often bring me to a place where I learn a few useful terms and I am sharing some:1. Littoral sea -- and I thought it was about how the coastal line is now full of trash or litter ...
From 643 days ago
Padilla: Rare’s Fish Forever
IT IS an oft-repeated tale that the poorest among the poor would be the fisherman or to be politically correct, the fisher folk. Unlike the land, the sea cannot be coaxed to produce more like a farmer would tease the ...
From 650 days ago
A YEAR after I was introduced to Cortes and it is only this year that I finally understand its rallying cry ‘kujaw’. ‘Kujaw’ is the Kamayo of the Cebuano word ‘kuyaw’ which, in this case, means awesome.Cortes is a municipality ...
From 657 days ago
Padilla: Done with Mocha
I AM done with Mocha. Whether she takes on Leni in a kilay match or grinds herself “pababa” to the core of the earth, I do not care anymore. The relief comes from the thought that public funds (read OUR ...
From 671 days ago
Padilla: Seducing ghosts of martial law past
I DO not instantly go Christmassy when the Ber months step in. November is Halloween, October is Mama’s death month, and September is all about Martial Law, make that Marcos’ martial law. My childhood was shaped by martial law and ...
From 685 days ago
Padilla: Learning patience
WHEN someone tells me “Let us just WAIT” my mental riposte is “... FOR GODOT”.“Waiting for Godot” is a Samuel Beckett play where the main characters, Vladimir and Estragon wait for their friend, Godot. Godot never comes. Repeat, NEVER comes. ...
From 692 days ago
Padilla: Hello, kaong
WHEN you get to be a dinosaur like me you get conscious about food especially if the most evident bequest from your genealogy is diabetes milletus.I have friends and mentors who recently substituted sugar with sachets of stevia. Derived from ...
From 699 days ago
Padilla: Burying my head again
I HAVE learned how to parry the gutter loquaciousness of Digong because the last time I stayed at the concrete jungle of Metro Manila several things were really working the MRT, lesser tambays at Kyusi, Makati, and Mandaluyong, improved ...
From 706 days ago