‘No to revenge killings’
By: Tara Yap
THE Muslim community in Iloilo City said they will not initiate or even think of revenge killings in reaction to the assassination of one of their brothers.
Sultan Sammy Hadjimanan, spokesman of the Iloilo United Muslim Community Inc., made the assurance following veiled threats of revenge from one of the wives of slain retired police official Musa Amiyong.
Rido or revenge killing is a practice among Muslim families based in Mindanao because of the perceived absence of justice from law enforcement authorities.
Coops want power plants to keep running
By: Francis Allan L. Angelo
ELECTRIC cooperatives in Western Visayas are seeking Malacañang’s help in asking independent power producers in the region to suspend scheduled preventive maintenance services (PMS).
Wilfred L. Billena, president of Western Visayas Electric Cooperatives Association (WEVECA), said they passed a resolution last December 3 asking President Benigno S.C. Aquino III to intervene and convince power generators to keep running their plants as the region recovers from the effects of typhoon Yolanda.
PMS refers to the systematic inspection, detection, and correction of failures in a plant or facility either before they occur or before they develop into major defects.
City Council to meet Double Dragon execs
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
EXECUTIVES of the property developer that seeks to put up the Iloilo-Guimaras Ferry Terminal will meet the Iloilo City Council today to present anew their public-private partnership proposal
Double Dragon Properties sought audience with the council through the office of Vice Mayor Jose Espinosa III.
A staff of Espinosa’s office said another staff from the office of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog handed Double Dragon’s request to meet the Council.
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December 06, 2013 02:11 AM
By: Modesto P. Sa-onoy
THERE is an old adage which says “too many cooks spoil the broth.” This is exactly the cause of the traffic mess in Bacolod these days.In fairness to the Read more...
Rising Above Yolanda (1st of 3 parts)
December 06, 2013 03:21 AM
By: Dr. Cora Claudio
(The author chairs the Management Association of the Philippines’ Climate Change and Sustainable Development Committee and sits in OSI's Scientific and Academic Advisory Board. She is currently in Colombia to fulfill a prior speaking commitment Read more...
Abolish the Senate
December 06, 2013 03:11 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
"Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?" - Will Rogers
December 06, 2013 02:57 AM By: Henrylito D. Tacio LAST summer, I had to wake up very early in the morning – at 4 am! – just to take a bath. You see, by 5 am, water stopped getting off from the faucet. My sisters and in-laws had to save water in containers. December 06, 2013 02:43 AM By: Fr. Roy Cimagala WE need to be clear about what makes for our human maturity, and how being like a child enters into the equation. The Bible, for one, is full of
December 06, 2013 02:57 AM
By: Henrylito D. Tacio
LAST summer, I had to wake up very early in the morning – at 4 am! – just to take a bath. You see, by 5 am, water stopped getting off from the faucet. My sisters and in-laws had to save water in containers.Read more...
December 06, 2013 02:43 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
WE need to be clear about what makes for our human maturity, and how being like a child enters into the equation. The Bible, for one, is full of Read more...
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