Andromeda’s Vortex

Incongruence Atty. Farah G. Decano   INCONGRUENCE happens. When there is a stark difference between expectations and realizations, intentions and actions, and promises and results; the consequences are disheartening, if not infuriating. Nowadays, the incongruence in our incumbent leaders’ promises and actions is glaring.  In fact, some shamelessly flaunt this divide between their pledges to […]

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Andromeda’s Vortex

Admissions before media By Atty. Farah G. Decano   RECENTLY, Randall Echanis, a militant peasant leader, became part of the growing number of the extrajudicially executed. He was a member of the Anakpawis Partylist. When the victim’s body was “forcibly taken” from the funeral parlor for DNA testing, the police drew flak from the public. […]

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Andromeda’s Vortex

The gift of tears By Farah G. Decano   “Nakakaiyak!” This review was posted almost in unison by affected viewers of the latest viral Filipino movie, “Through Night and Day.” Overwhelmed by emotions, they took to various social media platforms to express whatever their tears represent. Watchers with muffled cries were thankful for a beautiful […]

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Andromeda’s Vortex

The indirect approach       By Farah G. Decano   ON July 12, 2016, the Philippines gained a favorable decision from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) against a superpower, China. The latter’s nine-dash line claim over the West Philippine Sea was declared invalid for two reasons: 1) The United Nations Convention of the Laws of the […]

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