Armenia ceasefire

by Gwynne Dyer This time, the truce will last. The 2,000 Russian troops flying into Armenia this week and fanning out to police the ceasefire lines in Nagorno-Karabakh are being sent there for five years renewable, and neither Armenia nor

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‘Laton-Laton Festival’

The Laton-Laton festival meme has been doing the rounds of social media for months now. I ignored it then because not only is it insulting but it also contributes to the demoralization of our city officials, some of whom, have obviously been hard at work since the start of this pandemic.


Let it be soon, dear Lord!

Now they are talking about Mafias! And where are those Mafiosos and Mafiosas supposed to be? Right in the agency that is supposed to take care of our health and well-being. None other than the PhilHealth that apparently has been diagnosed with a disease more serious than cancer that eats through one’s flesh and innards, and has been diagnosed as an incurable corruption. Who can blame the President for being fighting mad? Will heads really roll and land in the country’s jails?

Djokovic to play at US Open

Novak Djokovic confirmed yesterday he will play at the US Open, ending speculation about his presence at the first Grand Slam tournament since the coronavirus restart.

3-month-old baby recovers from Covid-19

A 3-month-old baby boy from Moises Padilla, the youngest COVID-19 patient in Negros Occidental who returned to the province from Manila in late June, has recovered, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said yesterday.*