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The day the planet died in Lima

THIS Conference of Parties-20 Lima, Peru, will be remembered as the day the planet died. Killed by the power of corporate-polluters and the governments they control. Sadly but expectedly by there were no binding agreements to mitigate climate change. No…

Tapat na Pag-IBIG hindi hard to get

NINAIS ko pong i-publish ang sumusunod na liham ng Pag-IBIG dahil sa mga nilalaman nitong mga karagdagang kaalaman tungkol sa programang pabahay na lubos na pakikinabangan ng ating mga mamamayan na nangangarap ng sariling tahanan. Kailangan pong malaman ng ating…

Nakatataba ng puso ang pagpapala ng Diyos

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NAMULAT tayo sa kaugalian ng mga mambabatas at mga opisyal ng pamahalaan na nireregaluhan nila ang kanilang mga sarili ng patung-patong na “bonus” taun-taon. Kahit na natutuklasan na ng publiko kung gaano kalawak at kalalim ang korapsiyon at pag-aabuso sa…

Hats off to these cops

I doff my hat to these outstanding policemen, the unsung heroes who continue to “serve and protect” the country despite the series of controversies that have rocked the organization and the presence of a few rogues who continue to ignore…

Bilibid or not? Believe it or not!

Shocking and disgusting as it is, it could be just the tip of the iceberg. There’s more to the jacuzzi, carpeted flooring, high-powered guns, well-equipped music studio, split-type aircon, wide-screen TVs, vault, expensive watches, wads of cash, kilos of shabu,…

‘Inexplicable’

THE holiday “spirit” is already among us and my apology to our dear readers if yours truly continues to express bewilderment over issues that have been hogging the news lately. The first is the inexplicable manner -- as far as…

Bakit nakapuwesto pa si Bucayu?

LAST December 17-19, 2014 ay ginanap ang “Program Implementation Review” (PIR) ng ating Department of Health (DOH) na ginanap sa Pan Pacific Hotel, Malate, Manila. Dito sa PIR tinitingnan kung ang pagpapatupad ng DOH ng mga programang laban sa ipinagbabawal…

Multimillion-peso. Koleksiyon sa divisoria!

NAISULAT ko na kamakailan ang tungkol sa ginawang ‘hulidap’ ng mga ahente ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) at Intellectual Property Office (IPO) kung saan ay isa-isang sinasalakay ang mga warehouse sa Divisoria. Pinapalabas…

‘Mamang Pulis’ marks 7th year on high note

THE Journal Group’s highly-successful Mamang Pulis series marks its 7th anniversary today with Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina, hailing it as a major key in trumpeting the 150,000-strong organization’s massive reform program despite the tremendous…

Sharing time once again, my friends

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ONCE again, we are in the once a year time that we share our blessings and give those who have less in life, more this Christmas season. I remember last year when among others, I tapped a lot of friends…

Track records and ABAKADA’s report card

The solution to democracy’s ills cannot be found in computer fixes or in banning butterfly ballots.-- Greg Palast in THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY Just got mail. It’s from Smartmatic. The company wants to know if it can be…

‘Black’ Christmas in Metro Manila

Black means the toxic emissions from smoke-belching vehicles crawling through the streets of Metro Manila Manila in the heaviest traffic situation yet, day in and day out, especially this Christmas season. Vehicles are called the mobile sources of pollution. Stationary…

Sino ang padrino ng Philworks at NFH construction sa DPWH?

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BULONG-BULUNGAN daw ngayon sa Bicol region na hindi raw magiging merry ang Pasko ng ilang small time na mga contractor sa naturang lugar habang hindi raw sinususpinde ng Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) ang dalawang malaking construction firm…
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