Monthly Archives: March 2012

BIR files tax raps against Pacquiao


March 16, 2012
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -– The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Region 12 or the Soccsksargen Region has filed a complaint against boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny”Pacquiao for allegedly failing to submit documents involving his business interests and income sources that were earlier summoned by the agency. Continue reading

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Ex-election official Bedol pleads not guilty on poll sabotage raps


March 16, 2012
MANILA — Former Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol has pleaded not guilty on the electoral sabotage charges filed by the joint Department of Justice-Commission on Election (DOJ-Comelec) panel before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC) in connection with alleged irregularities in the 2007 senatorial elections. Continue reading

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Could Rush Limbaugh Lose His $35 Million Palm Beach Home?


March 16, 2012
Rush Limbaugh, the ‘entertainer’ recently sparked a national outrage that sent his advertisers running for the hills when he called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” after she testified before Congress about contraception. Continue reading

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CJ Corona Gets Death Threats


March 16, 2012
MANILA – Chief Justice Renato Corona has been receiving many death threats prompting him to tighten security for him and members of his family. And as a precaution, Corona has started using a bulletproof car, using his personal funds and not government funds.
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No Suspense in Senate Impeachment Vote


by Rodel Rodis
March 1, 2011
It is unrealistic to expect the Philippine Senate to remove Chief Justice Renato Corona. The whole televised spectacle, while educational and entertaining at times, has been basically a constitutional exercise in futility as the end game was known right from the get go. Continue reading

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Do drugs really expire?


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
March 1, 2012
As expensive as medications are today, this question is most relevant. And even if they were free, no one would want to throw away and waste such valuable items if they were still potent.
Yes, drugs do expire and lose their potency and Continue reading

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Clockwise Theater ng Waukegan


by Fermin Salvador.
March 1, 2012
Napag-alaman ko ang pagbubukas ng Teatro Clockwise sa Waukegan down town dahil sa mga paskil (post) sa Facebook tungkol dito ng mga prominenteng residente ng siyudad partikular si Gng. Joan Takamoto-Sabonjian na walang pagod sa walang humpay na kapo-promote ng mga ebento at planong pangsining at pangkultura sa siyudad na siya ang Unang Ginang. Continue reading

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A Layman’s Opinion


by Fred C. Wilson III
March 1, 2012
Physicist Stephen Hawking predicts by 2046 we should have a Mars colony. This writer thinks we could have that colony by 2030 if we push it. As mentioned in an earlier article, continued earth ‘turf wars’ (political/religious upheavals, world poverty, etc.) keeps delaying ‘launch time.’ Continue reading

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Spike in Gas Prices that Defies the Law of Supply and Demand


by Don Azarias
March 1, 2012
Why are gas prices still high despite huge supplies and declining demand? A question, like this, where the prices of gas are tied to the law of supply and demand, is quite difficult to answer because it really defies logic. Associated Press (AP)reports that retail gas prices are at their highest levels ever for this time of year despite ample supplies and declining demand.  Continue reading

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Prying on Pain


by Arnold De Villa
March 1, 2012
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. An estimated 76.5 million reported having suffered some pain that lasted at least an entire day. About 25.5 million claimed that the intensity of their pain disabled them from having normal daily functions. Continue reading

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