Quijano: Fear the Deer indeed

CONGRATULATIONS to the Milwaukee Bucks for ending a 50-year drought and becoming this season’s NBA Champions. Led by Giannis’ mind-boggling 50-point performance, the Bucks became just the fifth team to climb from a 0-2 deficit in the Finals and become the champions by winning four straight games. Well, 50 (pts) for 50 (years) is basically […]

When ballet goes virtual

1 of 3 Ballet Philippines opens 52nd season online BECAUSE of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Ballet Philippines’ 51st season was met with the unexpected shift to showcasing and teaching ballet online last year. It was, by all accounts, a successful transition. The ballet company’s digital presence continues this year with the closing of […]

On to the tax audit period

Physical exhaustion, sleepless nights, and anxiety are among the words that some might use to describe the experience of taxpayers and their accountants in this tax season just concluded, an ordeal heightened by the effects of the pandemic and lockdowns. Thinking about the tax filing season, I remember Sisyphus, from Greek mythology, who was made […]

Regional Updates (03/01/21)

2 Northern Mindanao areas positive for red tide THE latest shellfish bulletin from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) includes Murcielagos Bay and Ozamiz City in Misamis Occidental, and Taguines Lagoon in Camiguin among the areas positive for red tide contamination. Shellfish harvested in these areas, both located in the Northern Mindanao Region, […]

Villaflor: Neil’s burden

WHEN Neil Etheridge signed a four-year contract with Birmingham City last September, everything looked bright for both the Azkals keeper and the Championship League club. Etheridge is a top-class goalkeeper who saw English Premiership action in the 2017-18 season with Cardiff City. He played so well that he was nominated for the Player of the […]

Regional Updates (02/02/21)

Fishing season for galunggong reopens in Palawan THE three-month closed fishing season for roundscad, locally known as galunggong, in northeast Palawan has been lifted, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced Tuesday. BFAR said the resumption of fishing activities in the area is expected to stabilize the supply and price of galunggong and […]