Food For Luck Throughout 2013

Jan 24, 2013 No Comments by

By SOL VANZI All our lives, food has always been associated with fortune or misfortune, depending on the occasion, location and celebration. This is even more evident during New Year celebrations of all cultures, no matter what calendar is used to mark the years. Here is a short list of dishes believed to bring luck, […]

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PNoy gov’t pushes Cyberlaw, asks SC to lift TRO, junk pleas

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments

PCIJ.ORG BAD TIMING for a bad law? As the world marked International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, the government of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III asked the Supreme Court to lift the temporary restraining order (TRO) it issued in October against Republic Act No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act. The government insisted that the […]

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Red Hot Is Money Maker

Nov 19, 2012 No Comments

ZAC B. SARIAN The Red Hot variety of hot pepper is proving to be a money maker for many farmers in the Philippines. One place where the variety is proving to be highly profitable at this time is the demo farm put up by Butil Farm Party List Cong. Agapito Guanlao in Brgy. Calulut, San […]

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Incumbent Politicians and Wanabee Leaders need to read the Law

Nov 09, 2012 No Comments

BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 881 OMNIBUS ELECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES    ARTICLE I.GENERAL PROVISIONS  Sec. 1. Title. – This Act shall be known and cited as the “Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines.” Sec. 2. Applicability. – This Code shall govern all election of public officers and, to the extent appropriate, all referenda and plebiscites. Sec. 3. […]

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Comelec mulls taking control of Davao del Sur

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The political rivalry between the Bautista and the Cagas clans in Davao del Sur is pushing the Commission on Elections  to place the area under its control in connection with next year’s midterm elections. Marlon Casquejo, Comelec assistant regional director, said that if this happens, Davao del Sur would become the […]

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An official end to MILF rebellion

Oct 15, 2012 No Comments

By Ryan D. Rosauro Just one month shy of turning 40 years, the Moro rebellion in Mindanao officially comes to an end as the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) sign Monday a framework agreement creating Bangsamoro. While the stirrings for Moro revolution emerged after the infamous Jabidah Massacre on Corregidor Island on […]

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Prospects, Problems In Dragon Fruit

Oct 15, 2012 No Comments

By Zac B. Sarian We just talked earlier this week with the expert on dragon fruit at the Cavite State University (CavSu) in Indang, Cavite, and we have learned that contrary to the usual impression of many people, it is not true that you can just leave the dragon fruit to fend for itself since […]

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Only the people can save Philippine politics

Oct 15, 2012 No Comments

By Jose Ma. Montelibano We witness today the suicide of party politics as a tool for transforming the political understanding of people towards democratic maturity. Just last week, Comelec Chairman Sixto Brilliantes uttered a simply but powerful remark – “Party list system is a joke!” The power behind the words is truth, that our party list […]

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Arroyo under arrest again

Oct 05, 2012 No Comments

By Cynthia D. Balana, Julie M. Aurelio It’s back to Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) for embattled former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Lying on a bed and with an IV drip, Arroyo, now a Pampanga representative, was served an arrest warrant issued Thursday afternoon by the Sandiganbayan on plunder charges. The case stemmed from the alleged misuse of P325 million […]

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