Tuesday, July 16, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Lelani P. Echaves
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GREEK mythology speaks of the first woman created by the gods. Aphrodite gave her beauty, and Hermes gave her boldness and cunning. Then she was called Pandora, meaning “all gifts.” For her wedding, Zeus gave Pandora a storage jar which she ...
From 835 days ago
Echaves: A hundred days
WHEN US President Donald Trump’s replacement for Obamacare did not fly in the US Congress, it was a triple blow. A blow to his campaign promise that he would immediately repeal Obamacare. Another blow to his boast that he was a ...
From 840 days ago
HE will tenaciously fight illegal drugs, crime and corruption…at the risk of his life, reputation and the presidency, said President Rodrigo Duterte to the Filipinos in Myanmar. For the war on corruption, bring it on! Even if skeptics and cynics say ...
From 847 days ago
PARTY-LIST group Buhay’s Rep. Lito Atienza says it’s useless to reimpose the death penalty. First, the move will be stymied by questions about its Constitutionality. Second, because of the appeal levels, judicial executions during President Duterte’s term will be ...
From 849 days ago
I HOPE he has received his retirement pay and benefits.” Those were my thoughts when I heard about SPO3 Arturo Lascañas’s reversing his October 2016 testimony. On the Davao Death Squad (DDS) and its salvaging ops, Lascañas had said DDS was ...
From 861 days ago
Echaves: Anyone’s oil
MY stand has always been “No” to the reimposition of the death penalty. This, despite my sinking heart that politics being what it is in this country, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and his cohorts would railroad the decision. So, nope, I’m not ...
From 863 days ago
SO it has come to this? Once a legitimate media practitioner, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar now spins fake news? The Senate reporters attended the press conference of Davao Death Squad leader Arturo Lascañas. Andanar mentioned a bribe of $ ...
From 868 days ago
Echaves: Job description
THEY behave so similarly that you’d think US President Donald Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte regularly compare notes. Despite their campaign speeches, they both did not expect to win. Insider reports say that towards the homestretch, Trump had trouble sleeping; ...
From 870 days ago
Echaves: House Bill 002
DON'T look now, but House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez may yet prove to be the next despot. At a recent closed-door meeting, Alvarez realized that some Cabinet secretaries and heads of national agencies opposed House Bill 002, which seeks to lower the ...
From 876 days ago
Echaves: Who let the dogs out?
THAT Sen. Leila De Lima would be facing drug-related charges was always expected; just a matter of time. That these are non-bailable is neither a surprise. The masterminds want her to suffer further, another unraveling in the continuing saga of persecutions ...
From 877 days ago