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Tell it to SunStar: Never again to dictatorship
SEPTEMBER 21 has become a landmark in Philippine history. On Sept. 21, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos signed the proclamation imposing martial law in the entire country.In one fell swoop, the Marcos military, headed by then Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile ...
From 127 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Probe Panelo, Faeldon, Dela Rosa
THE Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) quietly released more than 22,000 prisoners for good behavior over the past five years, according to news reports. Nearly 2,000 of them were facing long prison terms for murder, rape, drug offenses, parricide, kidnapping and ...
From 141 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: A tribute to Gina Lopez
WHEN Gina Lopez died last Aug. 19 at 65, we lost one of the most admired Filipinos in contemporary Philippine history.In a time of crass materialism, she taught us the value of idealism. In a time of shameless opportunism, she ...
From 147 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Rights under siege
IN THE recent Senate hearings, Sen. Ronald dela Rosa called for the firing of teachers and professors who encourage their students to seek more education beyond their classrooms by attending rallies or mass actions.I strongly propose that senators, before assuming ...
From 153 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Conquest without battle
BY ALL indications, China has already invaded the Philippines without firing a shot. In a new book “Destined for War” (2017 Edition), author Graham Allison mentioned China’s geo-economic strategy, which harks back to Sun Tzu’s maxim: “Ultimate excellence lies not ...
From 160 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Death penalty
THERE was no need for President Rodrigo Duterte to tell Congress during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22 to enact a bill re-imposing the death penalty. Since Duterte took power on June 30, 2016, the regime ...
From 166 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Broken promises
WITH just two days before the security of tenure (SOT) bill would lapse into law, Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III assured the workers that President Duterte would sign the measure.There was no doubt on the assurance made by Sec. Bello ...
From 175 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: Apex of stupidity
SO STRONG has been the backlash against the idiotic move of the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in filing sedition charges against Vice President Robredo and scores of Duterte critics that the Palace spokesman said that the President has ...
From 182 days ago
Tell it to SunStar: A dying democracy
THE gradual erosion of our democratic norms imperceptibly started three years ago when President Rodrigo Duterte assumed power. Those who bask under the illusion that our democracy is safe simply because we are holding regular elections and have a critical ...
From 190 days ago