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Worth the dredge MOTHER Nature seems to have been pouring unprecedented amounts of rain in the last few years, causing floods in many places that have not usually seen water rise on the streets or at higher levels in areas that are already identified as flood-prone. But nature is only one part of the story. [...]
Jai-teng makes cops and mayors happy By Ermin Garcia Jr. THE good days are back! Jai-teng (jai-alai-cum-jueteng) is well and alive! Mayors and police chiefs are raking it in with 3 draws daily, thanks to the legal cover of a supposed license to operate off-fronton jai-alai betting stations. The jai-alai cobradores in their uniforms are [...]
Salvador Floro Bernal, 66 By Jun Velasco “Life is short. Let’s make the most of it.—“ Anon AT 8 in the morning Friday at the Immaculate Concepion Cathedral in Cubao, we found ourself alone beside the Philippine Flag-draped casket of National Artist for Theater and Design Salvador “Badong” Bernal.
Obama facing well oiled Republican bets By Gonzalo Duque GOOD day to our readers! We’re back from a grueling but enjoyable US trip. Grueling? You bet. Because, as our neighbor Jun keeps saying, we’re “getting old.” Look who’s talking ha ha! What can we do?
Donaire fought someone as scared as a rabbit By Al S. Mendoza IT wasn’t a beautiful win. But a win is a win is a win. Nonito Donaire Jr. deserved the victory on Sunday in New York not only because he came to fight but also, he was all set to give the crowd a [...]
All Out Justice By +Oscar V. Cruz, JCD THE cheer is certainly novel and interesting. The holler is not only admirable but also intriguing. It is some kind of a battle cry for the good, the upright and powerful – categorically telling the bad to stay out of the way or they become wasted by [...]
A shame to boxing By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. I BELIEVE you boxing aficionados were glued to your seats during the much-hyped WBC/WBO bantamweight title fight between our very own Nonito Donaire Jr. and Argentinian Omar Narvaez. Yes, I was too. But what we long anticipated to be an interesting clash turned out the other [...]
ABANDONED—The construction of the planned restaurant by the bank of Dawel River has been abandoned for weeks now and there is no sign that workers will return. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka) Back to Homepagekeep looking »