Former Senator Atty. Joey D. Lina

Bayani Fernando: A real ‘bayani’ in public service

He certainly lived up to his name. For Filipinos who deeply value good governance and unrelenting political will, he was a true modern-day hero whose untimely demise last Friday shocked many of his admirers.

Lower rice prices benefit poor Filipinos the most

With the average Filipino being a voracious rice eater, consuming almost one-third kilo of the staple daily, there’s no doubt that rice is the most basic of all food items needed to survive.

Why reclamation is unacceptable to many

When President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. suspended reclamation projects in Manila Bay early this month, the reason he gave mirrored what many people have been worried about.

Going beyond personal salvation

As the nation marked yesterday the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Ninoy Aquino, President Marcos Jr. called on Filipinos to “set aside political differences and unite for the country’s welfare and progress.”

A fatal mistake the PNP needs to prevent

As a lawyer whose career started in the field of human rights, it always pains me to watch TV news about instances of injustice, abuse, or blatant disregard for human life by those who are supposedly sworn to serve and protect.