Mt. Banahaw visitors to be charged higher entrance fee
By On Mar 20th, 2015

Devotees and nature trippers heading to Mount Banahaw this Holy Week will have to pay a P50 entrance fee to have access to the government-allowed...

Compassion gives meaning to our life, and our death
By On Nov 02nd, 2014

This weekend we observe one of the country’s most revered traditions, “Undas” or All Saints’ Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls’ Day (Nov. 2)....

Suit actor to character, not the other way around
By On May 24th, 2014

There were many strange, weird and even bizarre portrayals on view last Holy Week, but the most cautionarily instructive and baffling of all was Vice...

No break from corruption at Customs on Holy Week
By On May 05th, 2014

They did not even break for Holy Week. Corruption at the Bureau of Customs went on unabated “even shortly before, during and right after the...

Significant innovations boost ‘Seven Last Words’
By On May 03rd, 2014

Last month, we received a request from a well-known priest to catch the Good Friday “Seven Last Words” on different TV networks, to vet them...

Pomp and circumstance
By On Apr 27th, 2014

My youngest son, Arcus, City Bank executive, was going to be one of the Apostles in the Maunday Thursday ritual of the Washing of the...

Mt. Banahaw visitors down to only 3,000—DENR
On Apr 24th, 2014

From more than half a million pilgrims and trekkers who climbed Mount Banahaw on Holy Week a decade ago, the number of Lenten visitors last...

Bomb found in Cagayan de Oro-bound bus
On Apr 24th, 2014

Alert passengers of a bus bound for Cagayan de Oro City foiled what could be a bloody Holy Week in Sultan Kudarat province when they...