Is it Scarborough Shoal all over again?
Chinese maritime activities within Philippine territory was again put to a spotlight because several Chinese vessels were spotted in the Benham Rise. The Benham Rise is a resource-rich underwater plateau located east of the Aurora province. A large part of it is well within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Philippines while the remaining chunk […]
Dura Lex Said Lex 7:10 PM Feb 2015
Never forget“To know nothing of what happened before you were born, is to forever remain a child.” – Cicero Election talks are abuzz. Possible candidates have been making waves in the news, bent on etching their names...
Think the Opposite 5:56 PM Feb 2015
A culture of homogeneityIgnorance is inexcusable, and each of us has a responsibility to be aware, and to know, and to be more inclusive of diversity.
7:21 PM Feb 2015
Telltales of liability, or of impunity?The fact remains that a lot of these exposés become the subject of media fiasco up until the next one comes afloat; and when it does, the old one gets shelved, only to be...
A Rich Seam 5:59 PM Feb 2015
Depression awarenessDepression – a normal reaction a law student experiences after a bad recitation, a difficult exam, or a dreadful grade. Law students seemed to have mastered the art of feeling down, yet subsequently brushing it...
Skipping Spaces 5:30 PM Feb 2015
On the road to 2015The cool breeze that eases its way through the windowpane is a reminder that 2014 has reached its end; as we bid goodbye to the year that was, a promise of a brand new tomorrow...
#Obiter 5:03 PM Feb 2015
Seeking relevanceA couple of years ago, fresh from the laidback world of college, I decided to start a blog. At first, I didn’t know what to write about. My first few posts ranged from mundane rants,...
6:55 PM Jan 2015
The Muslim world and the Charlie Hebdo attackMy point is, the convenient choice of saying that we are peaceful does not really answer the core problem in the face of division between and among us Muslims; we are at war with...
A Wilderness of Sweets 12:12 PM Aug 2014
A Tale of Two CitiesTHERE is a Manila I know only from the pages of books and sepia-tinted photographs, a city of stone walls and frescoed churches, of Art Deco statues standing proudly outside buildings with facades lined...
IUDICIUM 12:11 PM Aug 2014
More of Nancy than Meets the EyeNANCY Binay’s recent fashion picks as her ensemble during the State of the Nation Address infamously puts her once again in the spotlight in the online community. Many have expressed their distaste with her...
Scribe’s Scribbles 12:08 PM Aug 2014
Filipino workers: The generation of online freelancing“WORK DIFFERENTLY.” “Love the way you work.” I have been an online freelance writer for three years now. I was a freshman law student looking for work to finance my school allowance. I tried...