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Panalo ang Pilipinas sa Asean Summit

MAY ilang bumabatikos sa pamahalaan dahil gumastos umano ito nang pagkalaki-laki para sa Asean Summit. Ayon sa tala ng Department of Budget and Management, aabot sa P15.5 bilyon ang nagastos ng gobyerno para i-host ang 21 global leaders at kanilang…

Mocha Uson: Collateral beneficiary

HINDI ko alam kung saan nagmula ang typecasting kay Mocha Uson na maging simbolo ng galit or inggit saan mang sektor. Hindi ko rin alam kung bakit bawat kilos niya ay masama ang konotasyon sa iba kahit madalas ay mabuti…

Dapat may giyera rin sa oil price hike

WALANG pumatol sa panawagan ni Atty. Vic Dimagiba ng grupong Laban Konsyumer na imbestigahan ang sunud-sunod na pagtaas ng presyo ng gasolina sa bansa. Ang akala ko ay ito na ang umpisa upang kumilos ang Mataas at Mababang Kapulungan para…

‘Dedma’ sa protesta si Comm. Sid?

“NAGPAKITANG” gilas na naman ang Bureau of Customs (BoC) sa ilalim ni Comm. Sid Lapeña, mga kabayan. Ayon kasi sa ‘press release’ ng kanyang tanggapan, muling kumolekta ng higit P3 bilyon sa loob ng isang araw ang Aduana, noong Nobyembre…

Once in a while

RODEL Hilario most likely woke up today expecting to spend it with the rest of the living by helping the dead. Managing the family-owned Rizal Funeral Homes for years may have been routine, like a morning cup of coffee or…

Emergency hospitals

IN a country with more than 100 million people, many of them poor, it is certainly disheartening to note that there are only 3,300 recognized emergency medical service personnel in the Philippines. Not only that. Out of the approximately 1,800…

The biggest show in town

FOR three days last week, heads of the Asean, their dialogue partners and other global players attended a smorgasborg of meetings in Manila to discuss a wide range of issues affecting the region. The talks -- in the formal sit-down…

Congrats, Benedict at Adrielle!

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BAGO ang lahat, binabati natin sina Benedict at Adrielle na ikinasal noong Nobyembre 18 (Sabado) sa Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral, Cubao, Quezon City. Si Benedict ay anak nina SBMA Director Benny at Ma. Jesusa Antiporda, samantalang si Adrielle naman ay anak…

Ano ang nangyari sa MMDA?

Panahon ni G. Tim Orbos ng Metropolitan Manila Develepment Authority (MMDA), gumaganda na sana ang pamamahala ng trapik bagaman masikip pa rin ang daloy nito at nasa level pa rin ng krisis. Ngunit kumilos siya ng matapat at pinagtatanggal ang…

Anti-poor tax measure

There is a problem on the horizon---there is no horizon. It is not a problem if you don’t look up. –– Rogue One A big, bitter fiscal blow to a social sweet spot. Why is it that when government sets…

Tremendous triumph

A week after the country’s hosting of the highly successful ASEAN Summit, the euphoria of being on the global center stage and the international spotlight brightly trained on us as gracious host, we are having a hard time shaking off…

How to have a healthy organization

It makes sense (Part 1 of 2) JUST as there is no single secret to a healthy body (it takes exercise, diet, rest, sleep, spirituality, community), there is no single secret to a healthy organization. Like a shrewd fitness coach,…

Ang 2,450 toneladang basura mula Canada

Pointguard PAMBIHIRANG advertisement ang nakuha ng Jollibee sa nakaraang Asean Summit -- kumain sa kanilang Tondo Branch si Justin Trudeau, ang Prime Minister ng Canada. Nagpa-selfie pa ang panauhin ng bansa kasama ang crew at customers ng number 1 Filipino…

My strength is gone

Magkaisa para sa bayan YESTERDAY, November 18, 2017 at about 2:30 a.m., we lost our dear mother, Julieta Paloma Capistrano De Castro of Lopez, Quezon. She died a day before my birthday today. At the time that I reached 61…

High speed internet sa 2019!

On the beat MAY dahilan para kabahan ngayon ang mga internet provider sa bansa. Ngunit may dahilan din para magsaya ang taumbayan, ngayon pa lang! Pinasinayaan kamakailan ng Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Bases Conversion and Development Authority…
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