SRA replies – 9
November 25,2014 12:58 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
IN HER Letter of October 14, Sugar Regulatory Administration Administrator Regina Martin said, “The sugar statistics are held vital to the formulation of sugar policies by SRA and to the business decision of stakeholders. Enshrined with utmost transparency, SRA cannot and does not manipulate sugar data, nor feed them in advance to favor a few.
Graft and corruption: An obstacle to social and economic development
November 25,2014 12:56 AM
By: Dr. Rex Casiple
IN AUGUST 2014, seven retired and active employees in Iloilo were fined and dismissed from government service, respectively, for grave misconduct in connection with a multi-million peso fertilizer fund scam.
Here’s what journalists miss when they don’t leave the office
November 25,2014 12:54 AM
By: Butch Ward
TODAY let us pay tribute to reporters who, in their quest for a good daily story, boldly defy the Production gods and do the unthinkable: Hang up the telephone and leave the office.
Granted, doing a “phoner” often seems like the only recourse when your responsibilities for the day include preparing a story (or two or more) for multiple platforms, posting to social media, and any number of other special projects.
Politics and charity
November 25,2014 12:50 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
GETTING into this topic, I know, is like pushing a lamb into the company of wolves. Implausible as it may seem, we just have to pray that the lamb can survive by following what Christ indicated: be shrewd like serpents but innocent like doves.
Truth is, politics has to be humanized and Christianized through charity. It just cannot be left alone, fully at the mercy of our passions, brute force and worldly elements. It too can and should be a way to our sanctification. Yes, I mean that seriously.