Curbing Insurgency, a Duterte Legacy

Posted by watchmen
July 30, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Lives were lost, properties were destroyed and people were living in fear and uncertainty, because of the acts of terrorism perpetrated by the Communist Party of the Philippines, New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), a security problem plaguing the country for decades. But that is no longer the situation today!   The eradication of communist terrorism across the …

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Vitamin C

Posted by watchmen
July 30, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Vitamin C is good for your gums. It may heal bleeding gums, according to a study led by the University of Washington. The study, published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, analyzed published studies of 15 clinical trials in six countries that involved 1,140 predominantly healthy participants.  It reviewed data from 8,210 United States (US) residents …

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Reinvent, recover, move on

Posted by watchmen
July 30, 2021
Posted in OPINION

We just have to learn to move on, doing whatever is necessary to adapt to the new things that will surely come about. No need to waste time to lament over lost opportunities, quashed dreams and ambitions. To be sure, life still has a lot more to offer us, and it’s up to us to …

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The Solemnity of the Ascension

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Now that we are still in various forms of quarantine, it might be timely to remind ourselves of our need to keep heaven in mind. The Solemnity of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ gives us good occasion for this consideration, actually a crucial one if we do not want to lose our proper …

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Why investing in healthcare and technology is a good idea

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Advancements in digital technology have also helped alleviate the impact of the pandemic in our daily lives. Technology continues to play an integral role in the recovery and growth of the economy, and more businesses have started to see digitalization as a key factor to thrive in the new normal. The healthcare and technology sectors …

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Test of the heart

Posted by watchmen
July 28, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Indeed the excess of time we are having these days is a good test to determine where our heart tilts and of what and whom it throbs for. It is this love that knows how to find ways of expressing itself to be productive and fruitful even when we appear to have a lot of …

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A simmering conflict waiting to explode

Posted by watchmen
July 28, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Jaime (39), John (37) and Jane (34) are siblings. All married and working in the family business. They are being groomed to take over the business started by their parents.  Typical of many Asian family enterprises where the eldest becomes the natural successor, Jaime will most likely assume the leadership role when his parents retire. …

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Go slow to go far

Posted by watchmen
July 27, 2021
Posted in OPINION

With all the restrictive measures we now have due to this coronavirus pandemic, it might be good to re-appreciate and relearn the precious lessons we can get from one of Aesop’s fables about the race between the hare and the tortoise.  Yes, we should try to be like the tortoise who may be moving slowly …

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More venues for licensure exams

Posted by watchmen
July 27, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Part of our economic recovery is ensuring that Filipinos are provided with the opportunity to become productive citizens. And for a number of our countrymen, this includes passing licensure examinations for aspiring professionals. This is especially true during this time where the country needs more doctors, nurses, teachers, policemen, and many other highly skilled workers. …

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From surviving to thriving

Posted by watchmen
July 26, 2021
Posted in OPINION

We need to see to it that we are not merely surviving in these trying times of ours these days. We should be thriving, for indeed these difficult moments when we are subjected to a lot of restrictions are good occasions with tremendous potentials to enrich us in ways other than what we are used …

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