Tsinoy Beats and Bytes

Brave warriors

Last April 9, we commemorated Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor and remembered the brave heroes and heroines who gave up their lives for Philippine freedom – during the revolution against Spain, the Filipino-American war and the anti-Japanese war. We also recalled the many lives lost during the repressive martial rule of former president …

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Farewell, Prof. Benito Lim (March 14, 1937 – March 21, 2019)

We lost another pillar in the academic community. He was an enabler. As a teacher, he taught students to reach beyond the boundaries of the prescribed lesson, leading their minds into new territory. An acknowledged expert on matters in Philippine society and politics, his insight often guided national policies. One of these led the late …

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Water woes

The sight of water pails lined up in long rows that snake through blocks of houses, waiting for the water tanker or the fire trucks to fill them up, isn’t new. We’ve seen a lot of this during water service interruptions, especially in the summer. The difference this time is that it’s happening even before …

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