Congressional control over the purse
July 28, 2014 12:32 AM
By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.
A BILL HAS been introduced in the House of Representatives proposing to remove the power to allocate the Judiciary Development Fund from the Chief Justice to Congress.
The value of a child’s life
July 28, 2014 12:30 AM
A VERY concerned resident and father of Iloilo City sent us this snippet of wisdom:
As we have all noticed, some streets of Iloilo City have been painted with a lot of white lines of all shorts, i.e. broken, unbroken, white, yellow lines etc. Doubtful remains however, what these lines mean and if the meaning is understood by all car drivers.
With a clear conscience, PNoy need not worry
July 28, 2014 12:28 AM
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
WE all know how deadly rabies is. But it need not be so scary when government is sincere and zealous about its prevention program. However, when government sleeps on this obligation, a lot of dogs can go rabid without immunization.
The enmity between the Israelis and the Palestinians
July 28, 2014 12:24 AM
By: Engr. Edgar Mana-ay
THE horrible war between the Israeli army and Hamas the dominant Palestinian group in the coastal enclave of Gaza is now a major concern of the UN and other world leaders because it may escalate into a major war in the Middle East if other Arab nations join in the fray.
July 28, 2014 12:22 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
OFFENSE is considered to be the best defense. President Benigno Aquino III appears to believe in this tactics as he launches his offensive against the Supreme Court and at the same time telling the nation he will accept the decision of the Court. Whether indeed he will respect the SC decision on his motion for reconsideration or not is uncertain taking into account his intransigence.
‘Be gentle but firm’
July 28, 2014 12:20 AM
By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada
COL. ROMEO S. Sua (Retired) was laid to rest yesterday. But his memory will forever be chiseled in the hearts and minds of his family, friends, comrades-in-arms, farmers and constituents in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.