Sunday, 31st August 2014

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CANDELARIA DERBY. Men use their hands to signal the amount of their bets at the 2012 Candelaria 7-Cock International Derby inside the Jaro Coliseum.  The annual cockfighting competition during the Jaro Fiesta in Iloilo City attracts cockfight aficionados from here, Manila and even abroad. At extreme left is Chito Tinsay, owner of the coliseum. (Tara Yap)

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Dead yet it lives

August 30,2014 12:58 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

“WHAT pork?  There is no such thing in budget,” was Malacañang’s response to protest actions against pork barrel on National Heroes Day.  The Abolish Pork Movement that spearheaded the mass actions also launched a people’s initiative to remove the pork barrel in the national budget for good.

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Vulnerability window

August 30,2014 12:56 AM

By: Juan L. Mercado

“TALK does not cook rice.” That does not refer to Vice President Jejomar Binay twisting in the wind for the overpriced Makati buildings. The proverb is tailor-fit for Senator Cynthia Villar, who chairs the committee on agriculture.

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The Augustinians

August 30,2014 12:54 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

OF ALL the religious congregations that served the Church in Negros, the most notable are the Augustinians who planted the seeds of Christianity in this island in 1575. Read more...

The constant challenge to fight evil

August 30,2014 12:50 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez,OSA

22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Gospel Reading: Matthew 16,21-27

JESUS explicitly speaks to  his disciples about his imminent passion, death and resurrection.Peter steps  forward and reacts negatively to  it.  Apparently the idea of his  master  having toundergo suffering and death results unacceptable to him and we do not know why.

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