April 21, 2015 01:12 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
ANYBODY who has gone to the store since last week to buy sugar knows that sugar is either three or four pesos more costly than the other week. The news also announced on several occasions not only the price spikes but it even projected that sugar prices will go up by as much as P6 a kilo.
Beware of heat stroke
April 21, 2015 01:10 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
“The stroke of death is as a lover’s pinch, which hurts and is desired.” William Shakespeare
FEUDING Bacolod City politicians, Mayor Monico “Nyok” Puentevella and Rep. Evelio “Bing” Leonardia, are expected to meet again in Las Vegas, Nevada during the Fight of the Century between Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. on May 2.
The quest for divine mercy
April 21, 2015 01:08 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
I HAVE started to read Pope Francis’ document called, Misericordiae vultus (The face of mercy) that announces the Jubilee Year of Mercy that will begin on December 8 this year, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and will end on November 20, 2016, Solemnity of Christ the King.
April 21, 2015 01:06 AM
WE UNDERSTAND if Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. sounded sentimental (and irritated) when asked about the statement of Dr. Ted Robles, chairman of the Metro Iloilo Water District board, that the Maasin watershed is mismanaged.
April 21, 2015 01:04 AM
By: Ellen Tordesillas
(The author is an Antiqueña journalist in Metro Manila who writes for Malaya, Abante and VERA Files)
MEI Magsino once told a foreign reporter interviewing her on the challenges journalists who take on the powerful face in the Philippines, “The list of murdered journalists here is too long. I have to survive.I don’t want to become another statistic.”
Conflicting issues on the K-12 implementation
April 21, 2015 01:02 AM
By: Dr. Rex Casiple
ON MAY 9, 2015, a “SUSPEND K-12 FAMILY DAY” activity will be held at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Metro Manila. This will be participated by various sectors from all walks of life against the implementation of K-12 program of the government.