Category Life in Society

Want to Teach Patriotism?

This letter appeared in the March 14, 2018 issue of the Inquirer. I included the title they gave it MAKE PH DESIRABLE PLACE TO LIVE, PATRIOTISM WILL FOLLOW The article by Jovic Yee, “Teachers to Pacman: Don’t look at us if Pinoys lack patriotism” (3/11/18), mentioned a plan by Sen. Manny Pacquiao to file a […]

Family Planning for Free

This letter appeared in the December 2, 2017 issue of the Inquirer. My attention was once drawn when I ate in a popular restaurant that offers free lunch for birthday celebrators. The small band singing the birthday song kept on doing so from table to table to table … The typical Filipino seems to have […]

Want to Arrive Sooner?

For the first time I got not too hostile comments in the on-line version of this letter to the editor of the Inquirer. The sad thing though is that they all agree that Filipino drivers are discourteous and undisciplined. Looks like we have a long way to go here. This letter appeared in the July […]