Editors Pick

“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
--Ernest Hemingway

“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII

NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.

“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.

Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.

EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?

This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.

Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.

Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday). 

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
--Lao Tzu

NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo

ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.

THE Rain or Shine (ROS) Elasto Painters are already assured of finishing at no. 1 at the end of the elimination round of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup after securing their ninth win in 10 matches with a 106-99 overtime victory over the Meralco Bolts on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

TOP streetball action takes front and center starting today as the FIBA 3×3 World Cup begins at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.

Forty teams, 20 each for the men’s and women’s division, take part in the tournament happening until June 12 for the right to be called world champions.

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