Cabaero: Marcos, not BBM

It was effective as a campaign strategy but now that Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is about to assume the post of President he should be called by his name, not as “BBM.”“BBM” came from “Bongbong Marcos” because these are not his initials from his full name of Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. “Bongbong,” his nickname, sounded childish […]

SEC warns anew about Leefire, now named Sengre

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public against the illegal investment solicitation activities of Leefire Philippines, which has been continuing operations under another name, Sengre. “The records of the commission show that Sengre is not registered with the commission either as a corporation or as a partnership. Further, it is not authorized to […]

Carvajal: Pre-emptive people power

I have always used the structural approach in analyzing Philippine society. This approach rests on the premise that flaws in our social structure (in the economic, political and cultural systems that compose its mainframe) is causing our nagging national problem, and biggest challenge, of mass poverty.Until that flaw is removed through mainframe restructure, elected officials, […]

Suarez-Orendain: That name

Here’s March once more. Hmm, what have I to say this time?Random thoughts and comments, my friend Rosse G suggested.Like, how come lovely actress and celebrity fashionista Heart Evangelista goes viral when she shops at a sari-sari store, but when I do it, I’m told: “Go home. There are viruses in the air,” pray tell? […]

Ahong wants to correct city’s name

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also wants to rename his city based on the correct spelling of the country’s first hero. Chan made the pronouncement just after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 152, correcting that Lapulapu’s name should be spelled “Lapulapu,” not “Lapu-Lapu.” But the EO only refers to the hero and […]