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Benjie Gengos’ no-holds-barred interview on GMA Iloilo’s Ratsada

December 13, 2012 12:16 AM

 

THIS WEEK, after being appointed by President Benigno S. Aquino III as Commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), Atty. Vicente “Benjie” Gengos Jr. appears live in Ratsada’s Tres Cantos segment.

Tres Cantos gives viewers a chance to look deeper into the life a personality who is currently at the center of a big story or issue. And for its premiere episode, it will feature Atty. Benjie Gengos, who is also a former Iloilo City Councilor. Gengos gets to respond outright to the questions of Ratsada anchors Gerthrode Charlotte Tan and Mark Nunieza.

And with Christmas being only a few days away, also featured in Ratsada this week are the fabulous displays of Christmas lights and other decorations initiated by the different barangays around Iloilo City.

Ratsada airs Monday to Friday, 5:30 to 6:15 PM, before 24 Oras, on GMA Iloilo.

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The effect of ME Law enforcement on education, employment and safety

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By: Dr. Rex Casiple

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Rain in Spain

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By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

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Transition curve?

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By: Juan L. Mercado

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Widow’s Mite Village by Jake

September 02,2014 12:52 AM

By: Lucell Larawan

A VISIONARY friend from San Diego California, Jacob “Jake” R. Quimpo, enlightened me with his philanthropic project—the Widow’s Mite Village. The concept comes from the Biblical allusion in Luke 21: 1-3 which tells of Jesus commending a widow for giving in the temple treasury all she had to live on.  Read more...

‘I can forgive but I can’t forget’

September 02,2014 12:50 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee

WHAT happened to Virgilio Orquiola early morning on August 31, 1996 or 18 years ago will forever be etched in his memory. Read more...

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