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22 09, 2021

EDITORIAL – Home battles

By |2021-09-22T13:34:32+00:00September 22, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

NO more space left in the inns, so might as well go home. During the virtual Kapihan, health officers suggested that households come out with “isolation rooms” because of the rising cases of COVID-19. For the past nine days, the daily cases in Baguio never went below 200. Recoveries only [...]

5 09, 2021

The revenge of the contravida

By |2021-09-05T13:28:53+00:00September 5, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

NEWS that Arjo Atayde and Mayor Magalong have kissed and made up barely made it to the local media.  One, because it was totally expected.  Second, because our mayor is a dugong artista and will indeed let bygones be bygones.  So now Baguio is again a free country for movie [...]

19 08, 2021

Fighting the delta force

By |2021-08-19T15:02:14+00:00August 19, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

ACT like it’s already here, the mayor has said. But even if it’s not here yet, how the Delta variant slowly penetrated Apayao is something to be alarmed at. Apayao is the most remote province in this already remote region of ours. And yet when the Philippine Genome Center verified [...]

4 08, 2021

Hidilyn hiding in us

By |2021-08-04T12:51:36+00:00August 4, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

HIDILYN Diaz has hardly visited Baguio City; unlike boxers Nesthy Petecio and Eumir Marcial who both studied at the University of Baguio while training here. As of this writing, both Petecio and Marcial are still in the running for the now-no-longer-elusive gold. But it was Hidilyn who took away the [...]

3 08, 2021

EDITORIAL – Philippine media’s pledge for the 2022 elections

By |2021-08-03T11:54:34+00:00August 3, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

EVERY ELECTION is a reckoning for democracy. As journalists reporting on another critical moment for our country, we have a duty to provide accurate, reliable and essential information that will empower voters and encourage public discussion and debate.  Affirming that: Election integrity is not just about credible counting of votes, [...]

22 07, 2021

Editorial – Why we still grieve

By |2021-07-22T14:30:04+00:00July 22, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

IT has been 31 years.  And yet, why can’t we still get over it? The so-called earthquake babies are now in their 30s. Why can’t we get out of nursing our earthquake hangovers? Because there was no closure. There was no proper healing. There are still no reliable figures on [...]

15 07, 2021

Editorial – That word “Igorot”

By |2021-07-15T17:55:53+00:00July 15, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

LAST year, the word “Igorot” became undesirable or at least irritating when an official of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples used the word “Igorot” in defense of red-tagging.  Some Netizens then posted a scanned essay of William Henry Scott’s “The Word Igorot” which came out in Philippine Studies in [...]

3 07, 2021

Editorial – PNoy in Baguio

By |2021-07-03T12:04:15+00:00July 3, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

THE late former President Benigno S. Aquino III did not seem to like Baguio while he was president. The one time the media waited for him was during the opening of a Jollibee branch at Harrison Road and while a huge crowd assembled there for four hours, he came and [...]

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