Wednesday, 16th April 2014

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ILOILO Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office chief Jerry Bionat (left), representing Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., welcomes the participants in the kick off activity for the National Disaster Consciousness Month held at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby July 3. Also in photo are Dr. Nathaniel Servando of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Office of Civil Defense regional director Rosario Cabrera, Usec. Proceso Domingo of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council and Dominador Go representing Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. (ECGarcia)

 

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Newness of life

April 16, 2014 02:14 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

THIS is what we can expect with the celebration of Easter. We are made new! We have a new life. We are actually made a new creature. The old man in us is buried. A new man is formed in each one of us! Read more...

I am for the RH Bill

April 16, 2014 02:12 AM

By: Peter G. Jimenea

In August 1969, Jerome Lejeune, a French doctor and world-renowned expert in human genetics, was awarded by the American Society of Human Genetics the William Allen Memorial Award, the highest distinction granted to a geneticist Read more...

Unemployment: Social exclusion not pleasing to God

April 16, 2014 02:10 AM

By: Bishop Gerardo Alminaza, DD

Bishop of San Carlos, Negros Oriental

Convenor, Visayas Clergy Discernment Group

THERE is poverty and suffering in the country and the world, not because of overpopulation but because of inequality, manifested in the huge mass of people being excluded from gainful livelihood (unemployment). Read more...

The public and foreign policy

April 16, 2014 02:08 AM

By: Melinda Quintos De Jesus

FOREIGN POLICY news do not carry a lot of weight in the news agenda. People generally think that the issues usually couched in diplomatic jargon as too nuanced for them to see the immediate relevance. Read more...

Destroy with a kiss

April 16, 2014 02:06 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

I WAS watching the replay of the television talk of the late New York Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a pioneer in the use of radio and television for evangelization. Read more...

Trapped between cultures: Neither Filipino nor American

April 16, 2014 02:05 AM

By: Eugenio Amparo, MD

(This article was shared by columnist Mr. Juan Mercado. It talks about a retiree’s apprehensions and deep-seated social problems of the country)

I WAS born in the Philippines to Filipino parents but I have lived continuously in America since 1974, the year I started my diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. Read more...

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