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Darwin's business sense

Our best kept secret IN our country, a resounding sociological reality is that our children were raised to study hard in order to get high-paying jobs and not become entrepreneurs. Senator Manny Villar was once quoted in saying, “Ang Pinoy…

Ang alas ni Mayor Edwin Olivarez

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On the beat KUNG ang uri ng paglilingkod at seryosong pagtatrabaho ng mga city administrator sa Metro Manila ay maihahalintulad lamang sa estilo ni Parañaque City Administrator Ding Soriano, malamang na kakaunti lamang ang magiging sakit ng ulo ng mga…

Hubaran ng maskara ang NHA contractors!

Hala bira! MAS gusto kong marinig na magtakda ng deadline sina House Committee on Housing Chair Congressman Albee Benitez at Senator JV Ejercito para mahubaran ng maskara ang mga builder/contractor ng mga pabahay ng National Housing Authority. Ang warning ng…

Tuluy-tuloy ang trabaho sa NPC

BAGO ang lahat, sinserong pasasalamat kay “kapatid” na Itchie Cabayan at Jerry Tan sa kanilang ginawang “pag-alalay” sa NAIA nang dumating ang aking ina kahapon mula sa ’Tadong Unidos kaya naging ‘smooth sailing,’ wika nga, ang lahat. “Deeply touched” naman…

Politicians must be shunned in grad rites

With graduation ceremonies being held left and right, it would seem that some educational institutions no longer honor a Department of Education (DepEd) order which discourages inviting politicians as guest speakers in an effort to maintain the neutrality and non-partisanship…

PNP: Relentless ‘summer offensive’ vs drugs

THE Philippine National Police leadership headed by Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa has promised a relentless ‘summer offensive’ against drugs in the country with police drug enforcement units focusing their effort in hitting the so-called ‘high-value’ targets including…

Baclaran acid test for MMDA road decongestion campaign

THERE was something different when I went to work in Manila last Wednesday. Passing along Roxas Blvd. in Baclaran, Parañaque, I noticed traffic was flowing as if there was no mass in Baclaran church. Usually during Wednesdays, traffic in that…

Suspindihin si ERC Chairman Salazar

MISMONG mga kasamahan ni Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chairman Jose Vicente Salazar ang nagsampa ng reklamo laban sa kanya sa Civil Service Commission (CSC). Ito’y dahil sa ‘misconduct’ o masamang gawain, partikular na sa pagpapalabas ng appointments at reassignments sa…

Folayang is confident against Ting

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FILIPINO MMA fighter Edward Folayang of Team Lakay in Baguio will defend his ONE lightweight world championship title this Friday night at the Arena in Mall of Asia against Malaysian Ev E.T. Ting, an event that is expected to attract…

Balik sa pagsasaka si Cabsec Jun Evasco?

ISA si Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco sa smooth operator at masasabing mabuting manggagawa ng gobyerno. Hindi ito ordinaryong politiko na maya’t maya ay iyong maririnig na nakikipagtagisan sa oratorical contest. Mas malalim si Evasco sa maraming opisyal na ating nakilala.…

Hindi dahilan ang trapik para mahuli sa pulong

MAY sinulat ako sa aking aklat na Magkaisa Para sa Bayan, tungkol sa pagsipot sa takdang oras ng usapan o pagiging maagap sa mga pulong, na nakalulungkot sabihin, na dahil sa araw-araw na grabeng trapik na dinaranas natin ngayon ay…

Ramdam ng magsasaka ang malasakit nina PD30, Piñol

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HINDI lang koleksiyon ng buwis at taripa ang tinututukan ng Bureau of Customs (BoC). Abala rin ang mga taga-BoC sa kampanya laban sa iligal na pagpasok sa bansa ng mga ipinagbabawal na droga. Hindi lang ’yan. Lagi rin alerto ang…

Two women crushed by evil

“The Risen Shepherd,” Pope Francis said on Easter Sunday, “goes in search of all those in the labyrinths of loneliness.” Let’s pray happiness and the renewed hope that Easter ushers in will soon find its way into the lives of…

Expert take on e-cigs’ benefits

Ped xing Repairing the human body is like repairing an automobile. If you want to fix something, you have to take everything apart and figure out what is important—what would make you stronger. Then you can put it all back…
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