TODAY'S OPINION HEADLINES

JESSICA ZAFRA | 100 books for the summer 31-Mar-15, 10:33 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA

MARIE YUVIENCO | I Want my Adobo 31-Mar-15, 11:48 PM | Marie Yuvienco

COCKTALES | SC switches P1-B case to justice who served as counsel, borrowed P20M from client bank 10:34 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | SC switches P1-B case to justice who served as counsel, borrowed P20M from client bankThe Bangko Sentral has attacked an "internal...not intended for release" order by the Supreme Court switching the P1-billion foreclosure case involving fallen banker-developer Jose Go to a division headed by former Go counsel, Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr.

Del Rosario: Territorial spat with China is about upholding the rule of law 1:40 pm | InterAksyon.com Del Rosario: Territorial spat with China is about upholding the rule of lawIn his keynote speech before the FOCAP Special Forum on the South China Sea, DFA Secretary Del Rosario presses for the commitment to uphold the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the Constitution of the Oceans.

MEL STA.MARIA | PNoy can still leave a lasting, positive legacy 11:18 am | MEL STA.MARIA MEL STA.MARIA | PNoy can still leave a lasting, positive legacyPresident Aquino is in a crisis. My advice: Own this crisis, Mr. President, and respond properly. Your life may not depend on it but your legacy surely will.

MARIE YUVIENCO | Apologetica: Why 'Sorry' isn't what we need from PNoy 8:24 am | Marie Yuvienco MARIE YUVIENCO | Apologetica: Why \The BOI report does not discount the possibility of an official whitewash, in order to re-write history, or an official stonewalling, to withhold crucial information that would otherwise implicate certain people and expose them to legal repercussions.

OPINION | 12 Lee Kuan Yew policies that transformed Singapore 7:56 am | Jorge Mojarro, Special to InterAksyon.com OPINION | 12 Lee Kuan Yew policies that transformed SingaporeA clean, orderly, and prosperous Singapore is the legacy of Lee Kuan Yew. How was it achieved? Spanish academic Jorge Mojarro discusses the principles in governance that LKY adopted.

JESSICA ZAFRA | Sean Penn, overacting, and the art of ham 11:39 pm | Jessica Zafra JESSICA ZAFRA | Sean Penn, overacting, and the art of hamSean Penn is an even bigger ham than Al Pacino, the consistent gold medalist at the livestock fair. The makers of 'The Gunman' know that Penn can overact just by looking at the camera, so they offer an explanation for his facial contortions: they give his character a neurological disorder.

COCKTALES | The Philippines' best-paid bankers? Still from BPI 10:59 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | The Philippines\The country's oldest bank may have slid to third largest but it still offers the highest compensation package for its president and four others comprising the senior management team.

TREND | World becoming safer since WWII until 2007, when it got more violent 7:35 am | Peter Apps, Reuters TREND | World becoming safer since WWII until 2007, when it got more violentIf you were watching the news last year, it was hard to escape the impression the world was falling apart. Now the data is in. And yes, it turns out the world's most violent conflicts got a lot bloodier in 2014 - almost 30 percent bloodier, in fact.

EDITORIAL | Daang Matuwid, nabaluktot sa kanto ng Makati at Mamasapano 4:35 pm | InterAksyon.com EDITORIAL | Daang Matuwid, nabaluktot sa kanto ng Makati at MamasapanoNadidismaya ang mga tao sa Administrasyong Aquino. Anila: Isaksak niyo sa baga ang 'rule of law' at 'due process' niyo kung ganyan lang di't hindi patas ang abot ng inyong gana at ideyalismo.

COCKTALES | More Chinoys scale the Spanish steps of Ayala Land 11:09 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | More Chinoys scale the Spanish steps of Ayala LandAside from entering joint ventures with the likes of Puregold's Lucio Co and Metro department store chain of the Gaisanos, the Zobels in a quiet cultural shift have recently been promoting Chinoys to beef up ALI's senior executive ranks.

EDITORIAL | Between Makati and Mamasapano, 'Daang Matuwid' turns to a forked road 2:53 pm | InterAksyon.com EDITORIAL | Between Makati and Mamasapano, \Roxas thinks that rule of law is a matter of one-upmanship. He would argue that rights, like history, is written by the victors, rather than underpinned by the principles drilled into every law student's mind - that rights are guided by Justice, affording dignity and giving every man his due.

COCKTALES | Cuisia scores 100% in trans-Pacific board shuttle 7:18 pm | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Cuisia scores 100% in trans-Pacific board shuttleOur ambassador to the United States has done another fine job juggling his diplomatic commitments in Washington and corporate obligations in Makati. Despite the trans-Pacific distance, Jose Cuisia Jr., now pushing 72, attended seven out of seven board meetings of Manila Water last year.

OPINION | Why do Filipinos like malls? 6:31 am | Jorge Mojarro, InterAksyon.com OPINION | Why do Filipinos like malls?Why are malls sprouting all over the country? Jorge Mojarro, a Spanish academic in the Philippines, deconstructs the phenomenon.