Vox populi, vox imperium
Columns / Headlines / Opinion

Vox populi, vox imperium

Jose Ignacio Maria T. Mendoza  |  Associate Editor   ALONG WITH THE NEW ADMINISTRATION of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte came several waves of politically-inclined social media posts and dedicated blogs.  With the supporters of the president continuously branding mainstream media as “biased and bayaran”; and the anti-Duterte groups labeling them as “Dutertards”; online arguments can … Continue reading

FOOL-iticos: The Publicity Game
Society and Politics

FOOL-iticos: The Publicity Game

By Adrian John O. Ladaga, Staff Writer | Publicity is part of every politician’s career. Like celebrities, it is given that they too result to name recall and media exposure. While most public officials, especially in the House of Representatives, rose to popularity from controversies –– sibling rivalry, womanizing, unscrupulous activities, absenteeism  and all sorts of … Continue reading

Political Dynasties and Painting the Town Red
Society and Politics

Political Dynasties and Painting the Town Red

by Sheila Manalac, News Editor, Rina Curugan and Karen Bonoan, Contributors Editor’s note: This feature was submitted by the authors as part of their requirements for Investigative Journalism subject under The Manila Times Pres. Dante Francis Ang Last of three parts It is important to take note that although political dynasties may seem to limit … Continue reading

Political Dynasties and Painting the Town Red
Society and Politics

Political Dynasties and Painting the Town Red

by Sheila Manalac, News Editor, Rina Curugan and Karen Bonoan, Contributors Editor’s note: This feature was submitted by the authors as part of their requirements for Investigative Journalism subject under The Manila Times Pres. Dante Francis Ang. (Click here for Part 1) Second of three parts “The State shall guarantee equal access to opportunities for … Continue reading

Society and Politics

Political Dynasties and Painting the Town Red

By Sheila Manalac, News Editor, Rina Curugan and Karen Bonoan, Contributors Editor’s note: This feature was submitted by the authors as part of their requirements for Investigative Journalism subject under The Manila Times Pres. Dante Francis Ang. First of three parts Royal blood lines have been a tradition since the end of ancient history, a … Continue reading