TOO MUCH GARBAGE TO CLEAN By +Oscar V. Cruz JCD In the recent past up to these days, there is one main and continuous complaint said ad nauseam: Garbage here! Garbage there! Garbage everywhere! Of course, there have always been some people trying to clean them, attempting to get rid of them, one way or [...]
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The Green dream A big example is being set by the small town of Bani. By tapping the participation and resources of the private sector, this second-class municipality with a population of only about 48,000 is now looking at a future where its household and commercial power supply could possibly come fully from renewable energy.
The Noynoy Oath By Ermin Garcia Jr. PRESIDENT-apparent Noynoy Aquino will soon take his oath, he who was elected on the strength of his “Hindi ako magnanakaw” pledge during the campaign period. Did he mean it? Or did he pick it up all because it was a good sound bite for the campaign? I and [...]
Proposed agenda for Gina and Benjie By Jun Velasco WHEN the political smoke will have completely cleared and given way to sanity, sobriety and brilliancy, it might be well for our leaders the likes of Congresswoman-elect Gina de Venecia and Mayor-elect Benjie Lim to strike some common grounds for cooperation. They can, we suggest, meet on a simple but [...]
Exemplary gentleman By Gonzalo Duque WE are happy to learn that Mayor-elect Benjie Lim this early has begun to take concrete steps to correct certain errors that have affected the outgoing administration. One of them is the hard-headed posturing of these illegal fishpen operators who have been accused of bringing havoc, instead of robust harvest, to [...]
Destiny is what we make, what makes us all By Al S. Mendoza THE presidency is destiny. Ninoy Aquino wanted to be president. It didn’t happen. Cory Aquino didn’t want to be president. It happened. Wasn’t FPJ also destined to be president?
LGU, Inc. By Marifi Jara QUELIMANE, Mozambique–We can look at every town, city, and province as a corporation; imagine each local government unit as an “LGU, Inc.”, e.g. Alaminos, Inc., Lingayen, Inc., San Fabian, Inc. or Pangasinan, Inc. The owners of the corporation would of course be the people.
The win you lost (A candidate’s mom’s monosyllabic advice) By Emmanuelle THE polls had long been closed and cleared. The rooms now wait for real kids, in socks, and shorts and hair tied back in pig-tails. We had hailed and grasped the hands of those who won; we had hugged and shed tears with those [...]keep looking »