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Whistle-blowing to the Beatles


It’s been 50 years since the Beatles first conquered young hearts the world over. Within days of their television appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show” in New York, we left the Fifties for good.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »


Left-handed apologies


As always, many folks expressed high hopes for the New Year with high explosives—because nothing says “a bright 2014” like a few missing fingers.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »


10 video games Enrile should play instead of Bejeweled


  Poor Johnny Enrile. He had to sit there while Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago lambasted him as a crook, denounced him as a fascist, portrayed him as a pervert and accused him of being liar. And he could only smile, shake his head and play a video game on a tablet. Now, there’s a hip, [...]

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Why did God allow pork barrel to thrive in PH?


I will never forget the inspiring story a priest friend once narrated to me about a devout believer in God who died in a flood because she refused all efforts to rescue her.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Immigration confirms Enrile’s former aide left PH

Jessica “Gigi” Reyes

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) confirmed Friday that the former chief of staff of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile linked to the pork scam has left the Philippines late last month.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace defends access plan


Malacañang on Friday defended a plan to give the United States, Japan and other allies access to military bases in the Philippines, saying the country was free to do anything within its territory.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Banner Story,Headlines | Read More »

Enrile on Sabah standoff: Follow the stance of Aquino

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile disapproves of pressing the Sabah claim at this time. Enrile said in an interview that his father’s law firm had served as adviser to the American government in the Philippines before World War II and the country’s independence on the Sulu sultanate’s claim to Sabah.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »


Senate brawl worsens; Enrile accused of piracy


Furiously fending off accusations of doling out public funds to Senate colleagues as if the money were his to give as “Christmas gifts,” Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile now also stands accused of pirating intellectual property.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »


Abandoned: Memoirs of a Conscience


This is the story of my life, the story of Juanito Furagganan’s better angel, the story of Juanito Ponce’s Super-ego, the story of yours truly, Juan Ponce Enrile’s conscience.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »


Discarded pages from Enrile memoir found?


The pages stuffed inside a dirty envelope were found in a garbage dump outside Manila. Some of them were ripped, others covered with muck, totally unreadable. But in a few of the salvaged papers important, dramatic events were recalled.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »



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