Friday, September 19, 2014

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

A big but very gentle footprint

3 days ago | 0 comment
A big but very gentle footprintToday, 16 September 2014, together with five other remarkable individuals with extraordinary contributions to our national life, the Ateneo de Manila University...

The country’s guardian

6 days ago | 0 comment
The country’s guardianNext Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the Ateneo de Manila University will honor six men and women who exemplify the values of the University at Special Academic...

Low-intensity conflict between the branches

10 days ago | 0 comment
Low-intensity conflict between the branchesWhile we were able to avert a war of the branches of government, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision, Araullo vs. Aquino, declaring acts and practices...

Probable cause and quantum of proof

13 days ago | 0 comment
Probable cause and quantum of proofPresident Aquino has made it his administration’s centerpiece advocacy to cleanse the government of corruption and run after those who took advantage of...

Good faith, regularity, and innocence

17 days ago | 0 comment
Good faith, regularity, and innocenceIn the determination of criminal, civil and/or administrative liability, the judicial or quasi-judicial tribunal takes into account certain legal presumptions...

Reform imperatives, according to FVR

20 days ago | 0 comment
Reform imperatives, according to FVRThis is the third and final part of a series of columns I have been writing on a speech Fidel V. Ramos (FVR), my former boss when he was president from 1992-1996,...

FVR’s call for unity

24 days ago | 0 comment
FVR’s call for unityThis column is the second part of the August 12 column where I wrote about a speech that former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) delivered last July 9, 2014 at the...

Heroic leadership of Ninoy and Cory

27 days ago | 0 comment
Heroic leadership of Ninoy and CoryAugust 21, 1983 was a quiet Sunday. I was living with other philosophy graduates, students, and teachers in the House of Being (now Chicken Bacolod) in Katipunan...

How to change the Constitution

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
How to change the ConstitutionI write this not knowing where the debate on charter change will end up. Clearly, there is strong resistance, even among most supporters of the President, to the...

Time for charter change

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Time for charter changeLike many, I was surprised by the interview in TV 5, where through the brilliant questioning of Dean Mel Sta. Maria, President Aquino intimated that he was now...

Leadership according to FVR

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Leadership according to FVRIn this and my subsequent column, I will write about a speech that the Honorable Fidel V. Ramos (FVR), Philippine president from 1992-98, delivered last July 9,...

Transforming communities, building a nation

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Transforming communities, building a nationToday, Saturday, 9 August 2014, the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) celebrates a milestone as we conduct separate commencement exercises for the first time...

Redefining savings

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Redefining savingsIn his State of the Nation Address, President Aquino urged Congress to pass a joint resolution clarifying the definition of terms related to government...

Peace among the branches

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Peace among the branchesTwo weeks ago, an Eagle Eyes column entitled “The war of the Branches” was published in this newspaper. I actually wrote that column just before...

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