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A NATION SEVERELY DIVIDED
Apr02

A NATION SEVERELY DIVIDED

A NATION SEVERELY DIVIDED by Krip Yuson Any objective reckoning can only lead to the bottomline of criticism against President Duterte: that he has polarized the country since he took office. And that he continues to exacerbate the situation. Oh, on occasion he takes pause from provocative statements, and actually softens a bit on a previous hardline stance. He has pulled off the PNP from a ruinous campaign that has cost over 7,000...

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The Dance of the Presidentiables
Aug22

The Dance of the Presidentiables

by Krip Yuson   Far into the future, word fanciers will note that the term “presidentiable,” newly minted as far as the OED or Oxford English Dictionary is concerned, had its origin in the Philippines. It’s one of a score of fresh words officially accepted as part of the English lexicon, and sourced from our own engagement with the language. No one can trace who it was, which Filipino, first used the term. He or she must have...

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