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Women for climate justice to march in Washington, DC
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
On Saturday, April 29, a diverse coalition of women’s groups, climate justice organizations and allies will unite to march as a Women for Climate Justice Contingent at the People’s Climate March for...
Social media constructs, destructs
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Don’t believe everything you read in media.
Preserving memories
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
The Lenten season brought us moments of solitude and reflection, crowned by the joy of celebrating Jesus’ Christ’s resurrection. In Christian churches, worshippers woke up at daybreak of Easter Sunday...
Days of candor
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
I’m a fan of Pope Francis. He is truly a man of God, so concerned for the poor, so street-smart, so rock-the-boat kind, which makes him lovable to millions of Christians and some non-Christians. He washes...
Beat energy gap
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
I received quite a lot of emails and feedback about my March 28 column entitled “FIT to fight heat.” It is very heartening to note that an increasing number of Filipinos are now becoming more conscious...
SELF recovery
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 6, 2017 - 12:00am
You might have heard that there are government and private agencies that are into the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts – not killing them outright.
A day with bamboo fans/Upsilon elects new officers
by Domini M. Torrevillas - April 4, 2017 - 12:00am
I’ve not seen a gathering of housewives, restaurateurs, engineers, doctors, musicians, farmers and students enthusiastically listening to experts explain how to raise bamboo and make money from it than at the...
Palayan poised to be a techno hub
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 30, 2017 - 12:00am
A city that remained in economic backwater for so long is poised to become Nueva Ecija's techno hub.
FIT to fight heat
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Amidst this sweltering heat, Filipinos now need steady electricity to power air conditioners and electric fans more than ever.
Ang babaeng humayo, protégé ko
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Imagine my protégé on top of the world! That’s Charo Santos-Concio, who plays the lead role in the film “Ang Babaeng Humayo,” which won the Golden Lion Award for Best Picture in the...
Freedom to vote in the House?
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
The changing of the guards in the House of Representatives is always a fascinating study in flight and motion.
And now, there’s Benham Rise
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The dispute between the Philippines and China is far from over, with China doggedly ignoring the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal ruling that the Philippines has the exclusive sovereign rights over the West Philippine...
Beyond excellence
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
It will take some time for many people to regain their trust and confidence in the police, after learning about the existence of “scalawags” in the Philippine National Police.
Power rates and relief for the summer
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Summer 2017 has officially started, and with Metro Manila temperature averaging 32-35 degrees Celsius (91.4 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit), using cooling appliances at home is luxury no more – it has become a necessity....
JDV’s ‘sense of shared purpose’
by Domini M. Torrevillas - March 7, 2017 - 12:27am
With wars raging in countries around us and in our own shores, tyrants ruling over willing and unwilling slaves, lives being snuffed out in the name of good, and terrorists causing the world to tremble, leaders from...
Don’t kill the CAT
by Domini M. Torrevillas - February 28, 2017 - 10:33pm
Given the emotion and sentiment stirred by the EDSA People Power commemoration – not to mention the vibrant online and offline discussions about “historical accuracy” versus “historical revisionism”...
A meeting of Christian leaders
by Domini M. Torrevillas - February 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Bishops and pastors and lay persons from various Christian evangelical churches filled Club Filipino’s social hall to the rafters as they celebrated the 49th year of founding of Capitol Christian Leadership,...
When giants agree
by Domini M. Torrevillas - February 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
There are times – and they are rare – when industry giants, expected ranged against one another, agree to work together, because it makes better business sense to “collaborate” than to cancel...
McCoy jokes
by Domini M. Torrevillas - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
An old man from the province was noticed in late afternoon, patiently waiting for Ninoy Aquino’s hearse on the day of his funeral. He was interviewed by bystanders:
PS on Miss Universe fashion show
by Domini M. Torrevillas - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
While the Department of Tourism (DoT) received plaudits for showcasing the diverse cultures of Mindanao in a recent fashion show of the Miss Universe beauty pageant, a house representative from the Autonomous Region...
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