Caluya pleas for help
March 04, 2015 01:00 AM
By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada
THE island municipality of Caluya in the province of Antique seldom appears on the radar screen of most people. That’s because it is so remote – a four-hour boat ride from mainland Antique – and except for its rich coal deposits and abundant seaweeds (and the aborted plan several years ago to turn the coal pits into garbage receptacles for solid waste from the national capital),
CENECO’s 6 lovers
March 04, 2015 12:58 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao- oy
“AMOR vincit omnia”, love conquers all, the ancient dictum runs. This seems to be the overwhelming affection of CENECO these days, particularly the six members of the Board of Directors. As we know the heart that loves forgives all and the mind that loves finds every reason to overlook all faults no matter how tenuous, fickle, ridiculous, outrageous and destructive those reasons are.
Acknowledging our faults
March 04, 2015 12:56 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
THIS, I believe, is a clear mark of a good, humble, if not a holy person. When one acknowledges his own faults and weaknesses, and more so, of his own mistakes and sins, he is truly getting real and is not deluding himself into living a self-contained, make-believe world.
Castañeda a good choice for city LEEO portfolio
March 04, 2015 12:54 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
“Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.” – Shelley Long
IT’S the trust and confidence that matter most.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog made the right decision to appoint Ariel Castañeda as the new chief of the Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO).
Mamasapano 'striptease' and catharsis
March 04, 2015 12:52 AM
By: Jess Dureza
THIS kind of "striptease" does not tantalize nor excite. It angers. The way the Mamasapano incident’s actual facts had been exposed slowly piece-by-piece is not scintillating at all. If only all those involved immediately bared all and gave full disclosure at the outset, the nation would have been spared this agonizing and divisive disrobing.