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Seeking an end to the cycle of violence


Back in college, my friends and I never really gave much thought about fraternities, except in passing when the Alpha Phi Omega would hold its annual Oblation Run in neighboring UP. In the past few years, however, I have become concerned about these Greek-lettered organizations.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Crackdown on menu for China’s animal eaters

China Animal Eaters

Porcupines in cages, endangered tortoises in buckets and snakes in cloth bags – rare wildlife is on open sale at a Chinese market, despite courts being ordered to jail those who eat endangered species.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Another case of ‘ningas-kugon’?


The reminder from Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento of Samar about the lack of efficient and effective enforcement of the anti-smoking law is long overdue. Newspaper reports quoted Sarmiento as saying no real effort was being done to strictly enforce Republic Act 9211, the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

We need to band together to fight cyber child pornography


Shortly after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” struck our country, an international watch group cautioned on the possibility of child trafficking.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Fears of ‘brat-ocracy’ in child-centred Sweden


Sweden had a head start in the good parenting debate as the first country to outlaw smacking but some argue that its child-centred approach has gone too far and children now rule the roost.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »