Next Senate minority bloc must preserve ‘critical stance,’ says Hontiveros

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros, the lone opposition candidate to win a seat in the upper chamber of the 19th Congress, said it’s crucial that the next Senate minority preserve and sustain its “critical” stance in dealing with the incoming administration. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, June 1, Hontiveros acknowledged that other senators reportedly … Read more

Koronadal veterinarian sounds alarm bells as ASF threat reaches ‘critical level’

Despite assurances from the agriculture department that the situation is under control, the chief of the veterinary office of one city in Soccsksargen says the threat has already reached ‘critical level’ GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to spread and threaten the Soccsksargen region despite assurances from the agriculture department … Read more

[OPINION] How to sharpen your conscience and develop your critical thinking skills

‘We are extremely fortunate in our country because we have the freedom to choose our leaders…. If our country was a ship, we have the power to select our captain.’ My wife and I homeschool our kids using a classical curriculum. In one of their favorite subjects, History, we’re learning about Greek mythology and the … Read more