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The roots of Filipino indiscipline

By Alfredo N. Mendoza V Illustration by Oteph Antipolo While the Philippines is known the world over for its warm, friendly people, thanks to social…

(Seated from left) Vice-Chair and Executive Officer Rogelio T. Casurao, DILG Secretary and NAPOLCOM Chair Ismael D. Sueno, Commissioner Zenonida F. Brosas, (standing from left) Commissioner Felizardo M. Serapio, Jr., and Commissioner Job M. Mangente

NAPOLCOM turns 50

By Alex Y. Vergara Images by Noel b. Pabalate The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), the administrative body in charge of running the Philippine National Police…


Why discipline should begin with the family

By Angelica Flores Morales, M. Ed. Discipline is such a big word, especially when it concerns children who generally have a natural desire to do…

WORK IN PROGRESS? Dangerous holes, dreadful delays. It’s 2 p.m. on a working day – but where are the workers? Project is ‘drainage improvement from Mabini to Roxas’ — no sign identifying the contractor or estimate of how many months or years to completion.

Who’s the contractor you know?

By Jullie Yap Daza Photos by JYD Everybody is a victim of Metro Manila’s traffic jams, including, I suppose, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar. When he…


Born to break the rules

By John L. Silva Illustration by Eugene Cubillo Are Filipinos Undisciplined? Is the Pope Catholic? Of course we’re undisciplined! Give a Filipino a vehicle and…


Truth and poetry

By AA Patawaran For the love of poetry Only speak the truth Extract from it the essence Uncover it like a sleuth    The truth…