Bob Gabuna
Perspective

by Bob Gabuna
bob@filipinojournal.com

Case for Capital Punishment

Case for Capital Punishment

Bob Gabuna

As to this writing the SONA (State of the Nation Address) of President Rody, is being crafted. It is bruited other than issuing strong statements against the proliferation of illicit drugs, which involved rank

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Philippine Embassy Conducted First Consular Work in the Arctic

Philippine Embassy Conducted First Consular Work in the Arctic

Bob Gabuna

Iqaluit – A team of diplomatic and consular staff from the Philippine Embassy – Ottawa enplaned to far north of the 60th parallel above the Arctic line in the largest island in Canada –

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Open Letter to Premiere Trudeau

Open Letter to Premiere Trudeau

Bob Gabuna

01 January 2016 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: I send this correspondence from a perspective of a Christian. I am an immigrant from a Pacific Rim country, currently residing in the Territory of Nunavut; but

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The people’s pope, the poor’s hope

The people’s pope, the poor’s hope

Bob Gabuna

Pope Francis’s visit to the Philippines couldn’t have come at a better time. Beset with corruption scandals, social problems, hunger, poverty, and the catastrophic destruction caused by super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, Pope Francis comes at

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From EDSA to EDCA

From EDSA to EDCA

Bob Gabuna

Twenty-eight years after the EDSA people power revolution and 23 years after the Philippine Senate kicked the U.S. bases out of the Philippines, the Americans are back at the request of the Philippine government.

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In Remembrance

In Remembrance

Bob Gabuna

Nunavut – The preceding month is an auspicious period of sorts. For one, it is EDSA ’86 Anniversary, as well, it is my birth month. Two, it is the Death Anniversary of Linda, the

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Arctic, the region beyond the last frontier of the world

Arctic, the region beyond the last frontier of the world

Bob Gabuna

NUNAVUT – A significant number of our kababayan are adventurous enough and dared to thread where others are stymied to try. I am presently residing in the land that others just talk about—in the

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I wish I had More Time

I wish I had More Time

Bob Gabuna

Dearest Bing, I wish I had more time to visit you every time I came down from the Arctic. More time to drop by, more time to say hello, sip tea or coffee together

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Fierce G’bye of General Reyes

Fierce G’bye of General Reyes

Bob Gabuna

Author’s Note: I am not personally close to the former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, later designated as Defense Secretary. But for the sake of goodwill, I am yielding my space to

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