Can Israelis and Palestinians co-exist?
by Elfren S. Cruz - April 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Even though it does not affect the Philippines directly, the conflict in Palestine and Israel has worldwide consequences.
The story of St. La Salle
by Elfren S. Cruz - April 11, 2024 - 12:00am
It was during a special visit to the Casa Generalizia de La Salle on Via Aurelia arranged in absentia by Br. Armin Luistro FSC, Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, for my wife Neni, who was...
The power of words and reading
by Elfren S. Cruz - April 7, 2024 - 12:00am
My favorite quotation on reading and books is from former US president Barack Obama, who said in a 2017 interview on what books mean to him: “…(reading) reintroduced me to the power of words as...
'LIFE’ by Pope Francis
by Elfren S. Cruz - April 4, 2024 - 12:00am
In a book that was newly released, Pope Francis tells the story of his life for the first time. Fittingly, the title of the book is “LIFE: My Story through History” published by Harper Collins, Italia,...
Easter: Apex of Christian life
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 31, 2024 - 12:00am
The two most celebrated feasts in the Christian world are Christmas and Easter.
The significance of Holy Thursday
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 28, 2024 - 12:00am
In the Christian world, there are three very popular scenes found in many Filipino homes.
A time to meditate
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Sometimes I wonder how many people still care to remember that the purpose of Holy Week is to reenact, relive and participate in the passion of Jesus Christ. In Catholic churches, it is a time to commemorate and...
AI: Boon or bane?
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 21, 2024 - 12:00am
There have been dire predictions resulting from the coming of the AI revolution.
The Philippines amidst an economic war
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 17, 2024 - 12:00am
In the last century, the world hoped that China would become more successfully integrated into the world economy.
The Chinese-Filipino business family
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Even during the pre-Spanish period of Philippine history, the ethnic Chinese trader was already known in the archipelago.
Biden’s vision for America and the world
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 10, 2024 - 12:00am
President Biden’s State of the Union message was a really crucial one for his reelection bid.
Nobody benefits from a China downturn
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 7, 2024 - 12:00am
For decades after the end of the Mao Zedong regime, China embarked on an economic revolution led by Deng Xiaoping. In the 1990s and the early part of the 21st century, China’s comparatively technocratic leadership...
Prepare for war
by Elfren S. Cruz - March 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The tension between China and the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea has again accelerated with the increasing harassment of Philippine ships.
Living wage: A social obligation
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
The term living wage refers to the income level that allows individuals or families to afford adequate shelter, food, health care, education and other necessities.
The legacy of EDSA People Power
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 25, 2024 - 12:00am
It was a Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 1986.
Never forget EDSA & People Power
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Three days from now, we will be commemorating the 38th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. There are again attempts to downgrade the significance of this extremely significant event in the history of...
No need for Charter change
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
This column will have two topics.
Appreciating the Chinese-Filipinos
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 15, 2024 - 12:00am
This year, the Lunar New Year, known more popularly as the Chinese New Year, was again declared a national holiday.
Remembering the PNoy legacy
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Last Thursday, Feb. 8 was the 64th birth anniversary of former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III.
Philippines must prepare for AI economic revolution
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 8, 2024 - 12:00am
During the past 15 years there has been what is now known as a technological revolution in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). This digital revolution has been dramatic.
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