If the Senior High School students find K-12 too much to bear at this stage, the parents are even more stressed than assured.
Author Archives: FIDES AVELLANOSA
I was barely in my teens and a greenhorn freshman when the despotic regime of Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in 1972. Having been raised in an outback island where life was easy and unperturbed by the social turbulences in the cities, I was not perturbed by the growing tensions in the national capital and elsewhere, where there were resistance.
It was the feast of sacrifice that the Muslim world were celebrating on Friday, September 1, and traffic was heavy…
Watching the Senate inquiry on the murder of a 17-year-old drug suspect makes me feel like government officials are making us look like fools who don’t know anything about law and order.
Kadayawan asta karaatan maglumon. In English, this Dabawenyo expression means “the good and the bad are siblings”, symbolizing the duality of…
The trouble with us Filipinos is that we are easily appeased. Even when our expectations are not met, we tend to compromise more often than pursue what we want to achieve or gain.
What is profoundly expressed by the evacuees is their aspiration to go back home despite the fear that they may have lost everything in the incessant bombings which they could still overhear at night.
Progressive youth activists insisted that the youth are entitled to an array of rights, including the right to free and quality education.
While it may be said that the President’s decision still gets the nod of Filipinos as claimed by government apologists, the blunders cannot be ignored.
President Rodrigo Duterte has committed an injustice against the Moro people with the continuing onslaught of the military in Marawi City, a progressive Moro organization said.