Whethermidnight comes in 5 or 10 years, friends and colleagues bid a fond farewell today to the oldest member of their tribe, Nestor Mata, 92, who reported and commented on the fables and foibles of ten presidents from Magsaysay to Duterte.Read more
IN a generation of “Hugot Lines” starving for intellectual beacons, my column may be a surly reminder for so called “millennials” with vague memories of a period when lumiscent minds, like dinosaurs, commonly roamed the halls of governance. It was customary Filipino value and traditional standard for national leadership in the public eye, then.Read more
IN a world dominated by acts and threats of war and other violence from people who hold great power in their hands, Vice President Leni Robredo last Sunday called attention to people who live and work for “people left behind by progress, seem to be drowning in frustration and anger because of the neglect that those in power had shown to those who were left behind.”Read more
Philippe Lim, through his UST classmate, entertainment editor Nestor Cuartero, adds more showbiz names related to Philippine Presidents. It’ll be recalled that Highspeed enumerated some Presidential relatives on April 16.
60 years ago last Friday, the President who is well-loved as a “Champion of the Masses “ met his untimely death when his presidential C-47 plane crashed on Mt. Manunggal, Balamban, Cebu.Read more