The Nene Pimentel I got to know

In our lifetime, there are a few people we interact with that leave a profound indelible imprint. Earlier this week…

SC Justice hypes showbiz love triangle

The sensational Bea Alonzo-Gerald Anderson-Julia Barreto love triangle has become a national spectacle that apparently the discussion has crossed over…

Derivative Philippine citizenship

Derivative citizenship, by  the word “derivative,” is acquiring Philippine citizenship because a former Filipino parent who had been naturalized in…

De Lima Fights city hall

There is a saying “You can’t fight city hall.” But the Liberal Party Senator Leila De Lima is defiant. She…

Denigrating the Senate

We witnessed the latest circus in the Senate earlier this week in the hearing of the Senate Justice Committee headed…

“Putang Ina”

The biggest story during the Asean summit in Laos was the profane language unleashed by the President in his comments…

Federalism and local autonomy

One of the strong arguments against federalism is the constitutional provision granting local autonomy. The 1987 Constitution adopted as a…

Duterte – De Lima tiff

Ordinarily the DOJ secretary must be superior in knowledge in criminal law than the prosecutor. But here we have a…