Pamaagi sa Katinonto: Ang atoang kapilian sa 2022 elections

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco. Original Article (Rappler); Pareha sa mga niagi nga mga eleksyon, giimbitahan ako sa lain-laing organisasyon aron magpaambit saakoang maingon sa kung unsa gyud ang adunay kapuslanan, pagtan-aw sa tunga sa mga saba ug aso nga nagtanggal sa pagbati sa atong nasud. Usa kini …

Can the opposition win in 2022?

‘A decision by Robredo not to run will take more courage than choosing to run’ This is the second part of a two-part essay. You may read the first part here. Vice President Leni Robredo has been the face of the opposition during the reign of Duterte. Despite the electoral protest that challenged her mandate for …

Method in the madness: Our 2022 electoral options

‘Lacson, Sotto, and Gordon are all in their seventies…. Frankly, it is difficult to imagine that these gentlemen will be able to excite the young electorate that we now have.’ The following is the first part of a two-part essay. You may read the second part here. As in previous elections, I have been invited by …

Ang Ginapadayag sa (Bise) Presidente Duterte sa Estado sa Nasud

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña at Jayvy Gamboa. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco. Original Article (Rappler); Sa ika-26 sa Hulyo 2021, madunggan sa nasod ang ulahi nga State of the Nation Address (SONA) sa ika-16 na Presidente sa Pilipinas. Dili katuohan nga adunay posibilidad na maimbitahan siya sa sunod na SONA sa sunod …

State of Accountability

“For one more time, we call on this administration to stop the killings and violence.” In his State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Duterte was expected to once again defend his failed war against illegal drugs. He was expected, again, to be defiant of the International Criminal Court as it decides to investigate the …

The Languishing State of the Nation

‘Despite my bluntness, I have always wanted the President to succeed from Day One — but again, not on his terms, but on the terms the Philippines truly needs and deserves’ The President’s next State of the Nation address is expected to be his last, barring an unconstitutional extension of his term, and he would …

What a (Vice) President Duterte reveals on the State of the Nation

Co-written with Jayvy Gamboa. The talks of President Duterte’s candidacy as vice president does not only draw attention to the possibility of a continued hold onto power, but also to the question of whether this is a symptom of a more fundamental problem in Philippine politics On July 26, 2021, Monday, the country is set …

Ang nalapit na atake sa mga bakwit na eskwelahan sa mga Lumad

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña at Meggie Nolasco. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco Original Article (Rappler); Sa mga sunod nga semana, ang eskwelahan sa nagbakwit nga mga Lumad nga gidumala sa University of the Philippines (UP) magbuhat ug graduation ug moving up nga seremonyas. Mag usa na ka tuig sa mga pagsulay, apan …

Senator De Lima’s view on complementarity

“I was greatly impressed by her argument.” To complete my series of articles on the request by the former International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to investigate crimes against humanity committed in the Philippines/war against drugs, I borrow from Senator Leila De Lima’s reflections on complementarity and how this condition has been fulfilled in this …

Conspiracy to commit crimes against humanity

“The evidence is abundant.” Quoting from International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Ms Fatou Bensouda’s “Request for authorisation to open an investigation into the situation in the Republic of the Philippines in connection with President Duterte’s war on drugs (WoD) campaign,” I feature in this column the findings and observations of the prosecutor to support her …