Monthly Archives: April 2012

Freddie Roach: Pacquiao to win by knockout vs Bradley


April 16, 2011
MANILA – “I want Manny to win by a knockout and that’s what we will be preparing for. How to win by KO.” Thus said award-winning American trainer Freddie Roach of his ward, the world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, as they gird for a serious training in Baguio City Continue reading

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Erap, Binay unite for 2013 polls


April 16, 2011
MANILA – The next Philippine elections are one year away but the country’s major political parties have started flexing their muscles for the May 2013 senatorial, congressional and local elections.
Already, former Philippine President Joseph Ejercito Estrada and his Partido ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) Continue reading

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LACABA: 2012 Gawad Francisco Balagtas Awardee


April 16, 2011
Sang-ayon sa itinakda ng Proklamasyon Blg. 964, s. 1997 na nagpapahayag ng taunang pagdiriwang ng Araw ni Balagtas tuwing ika-2 ng Abril, itinataguyod ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) ang paggunita sa kapanganakan ni Francisco “Balagtas” Baltazar sa pamamagitan ng pagsasagawa ng mga pambansang programa at gawaing angkop sa kaniyang karangalan. Continue reading

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Aquino acts to solve Mindanao power woes


April 16, 2011
DAVAO CITY – President Benigno Aquino III has given the Department of Energy (DOE) the marching order to speedily solve the power problem in Mindanao but without jeopardizing the industry. Continue reading

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Eight Don’ts After A Meal


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
April 1, 2012
There are many myths floating around concerning various subjects. Some of them are about what NOT to do after a meal. These were emailed to me by a friend for scientific verification. Continue reading

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Bayan ng Pampublikong Transportasyon


by Fermin Salvador.
April 1, 2012
Kapag may mga okasyon tulad ng Pasko, undas, at semana santa, anong tanawin sa Pilipinas ang unang maiisip mo? Maraming panindang kaugnay ng okasyon? Larawan ng nagsisiksikang mga tao? Tumpak. Nagsisiksikan ang mga tao una’y sa mga tindahan ngunit sa huli’y sa mga terminal ng bus at sasakyang-dagat. Nag-uuwian sa mga lalawigan. Continue reading

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Afganistan! Where empires go to die.*


by Fred C. Wilson III
April 1, 2012
Afghanistan has destroyed many empires. The rugged terrain, its battle-harden tribes peoples, cavernous hills and cragged mountains made that country into an impregnable fortress. Continue reading

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Congress Blames Speculation For High Gas Prices


by Don Azarias
April 1, 2012
It looks like I hit the nail on the head when I wrote about the high prices of gas being caused by rampant speculation in the oil market by those greedy oil speculators. The news report obtained by ABC News seems to buttress the validity of my claim. Continue reading

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Go Ahead and Possibly Die


by Arnold De Villa
April 1, 2012
A long, long time tomorrow, when voyeurism will replace all forms of entertainment, when actors will no longer be needed, and when death becomes as trivial as a one night stand, the right to live will be reduced to an existential privilege while the art of survival will be the only necessary skill. As an adlib, romance will be added as a functional spice. Continue reading

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Faithful Shepherd’s Garden and Grotto of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal


by Carmelita Cochingco Ballesteros.
April 1, 2012
“Place. Penance. Patience and Perseverance. Peace.”
This was the gist of the homily of Rev. Father Ariel Tecson, the celebrant at the Holy Mass and blessing rites of the Grotto of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and the Faithful Shepherd’s Garden in Mendez, Cavite, Philippines on March 24, 2012. Continue reading

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