‘Maharlika Wealth Fund’ is uniting Filipinos in resisting it
Protesters oppose the bill creating the Maharlika wealth fund in a rally outside the legislature. —KMU FACEBOOK PHOTO

‘Maharlika Wealth Fund’ is uniting Filipinos in resisting it

The cost of administering the Maharlika Investments Fund (MIF), the Philippines’ sovereign wealth fund to be established should the bill seeking its creation be passed into law, is alarming many Filipinos. Its ability to generate the “consistent and stable investment returns” that its proponents tout is also raising loud questions. One wonders how the Fund will achieve consistent returns amid...

Our Lady is our mother for always
Situated at the high altar of the church is the centuries-old ivory image of Our Lady of Manaoag. —PHOTO BY CHARLES E. BUBAN

Our Lady is our mother for always

Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, is a special nonworking holiday nationwide by virtue of Republic Act. No. 10966. The law calls Our Lady “the principal patroness of the Philippines,” but more than that, she is the “mother” of millions of Filipinos who look to her as the fount of love and grace.  The missionary Mother...

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