LETTERS FROM DAVAO: Sublime paradox

The critics of President Rodrigo Duterte have increased in numbers but raised the same issues that had been rehashed many times over. Political harassments, human rights violations, extra-judicial killings and befriending China, among others. Last week, Agnes Callamard, a rapporteur (reporter) of the United Nations Commission for Human Rights, sneaked into the Philippines with the … Read More

Student Organization hits Oplan Rody

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, DILIMAN, Q.C.—Hinting that it is “a taste of the iron fist,” a student organization here has claimed as counter-productive and unjust the curfew imposed on Metro Manila municipalities, where a substantial number of minors are “captured” or detained and subjected to unnecessary inconveniences and punishments like “push-ups.” While President-elect Rodrigo “Rody” … Read More