Jonel Nuezca versus the Gregorios: A Position of Friedrich Nietzsche’ View of a Greek Tragedy

The deaths of a mother Sonya Gregorio and a son Frank Anthony Gregorio in Tarlac, Philippines produced a narrative frame of the Greek tragedy. People who knew Greek literature could understand this Greek tragedy in question. This narrative frame of a Greek Tragedy, somehow, linked to Friedrich Nietzsche’s interpretation of life in the cosmos to be as meaningless and futile as it has been. Of... [Read More]

Social Distancing Protocols: Senator Manny Pacquiao’s Defense

The birthday bash of Senator Manny Pacquiao held in General Santos City rained comments and news about the physical or social distancing protocols. According to an article, “Mañanita Part 2: Pacquiao Defends Absence of Physical Distancing in a Birthday Bash,” from a website named coconut, the birthday party maddened many Filipinos. The photos of the birthday get-together uploaded by... [Read More]

Governor Emano’s Plans Against COVID-19 To Receive Credit and Recognition

Provincial Governor Bambi Emano’s action plans against COVID-19 pandemic received credit and recognition from the Assistant Regional Director of Commission on Population and Development (CPD) Region X. Based on the report posted on Facebook from Misamis Oriental Provincial Information Office, Assistant Regional Director Neil Aldrin Omega expressed his appreciation and thanks to Governor Bambi... [Read More]

PhilHealth Mafia: The greatest crime of the year

The anti-fraud legal officer Thorrsson Montes Keith of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has just resigned. However, he unfolded the conspiracy and scam that existed in the PhilHealth agency. He called the Phil-Health mafia the crime of the year. On Tuesday, Mr. Keith pointed out the recent anomalies within the PhilHealth agency that resulted in the loss of P15-billion in... [Read More]

The Philippines loses its battle against China

On Monday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned that China held possession of the South China Sea. He, as well, accentuated that the United States’ come back to the former naval base in the Southeast Asian country could only hoist a threat of war. In fact, President Duterte discoursed about the maritime dispute in his fifth state of the nation address. This discussion regarding the... [Read More]

How Has Been the Philippine Government Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The Philippines has been one of the countries to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Its government has been implementing guidelines and regulations to administer rapid and swab tests and other types of medical examinations in particular. Along with the Department of Health, Inter-Agency Task Force, and other government agencies, the Philippine government has been integrating methods and procedures... [Read More]

CDO-RTC, to Issue TRO to Stop Public Spending: A Dilemma to Confront

CDO – Misamis Oriental (5 July 2020) – The provincial government operations had halted when Cagayan de Oro City Regional Trial Court Judge Vincent Rosales issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on June 29. It happened when Vice Governor Jeremy Jonahmar Pelaez and board members Jerry Khu and Jessa Josephine Mugot filed a complaint against the preparation of the 2020 Annual Budget on June... [Read More]

Second Blow: NTC still hunts ABS-CBN despite COVID-19

Misamis Oriental (1 July 2020) – On May 5, 2020, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) issued a Cease and Desist Order (CADO) against the broadcasting company ABS-CBN due to the expiry of the legislative franchise. The expiry of the franchise would be on May 4. As well, the NTC, on an order letter on May 4, compelled ABS-CBN to discontinue its broadcast operations – radio and... [Read More]