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This just came in: Nicotine doesn’t kill

Ignorance, like curiosity, kills. But basic, functional knowledge spells survival in this increasingly warm, smokey, toxic world. And with everyday we learn new things, discover misconceptions, and distinguish the good stuff from the nasty; we become better equipped to fend…

Pagtatapos

Lahat daw ng bagay sa mundo ay may “katapusan.” Ngayon ay katapusan ng pag-aaral at lahat ng hirap bilang isang estudyante sa kanilang pagtatapos o graduation mula sa iba’t ibang baitang. Sa mga magsisipagtapos lalo na sa UP Diliman, isang…

You can’t keep a good man down

IN the aftermath of the March US congressional investigation of Facebook for data privacy breach, the company’s stocks plummeted 18 per cent. Since then, Facebook made one of the most amazing rebounds in Wall Street. From a low of $152,…

‘Impossible dream,’ hindi imposible kay Lapeña

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MARAMI na ngayon ang naniniwala na hindi lang maaabot kundi malalampasan pa ng Bureau of Customs (BoC) ang kanilang collection target sa taong ito. Dati-rati ay ilan lang ang naniniwalang kakayanin nina BoC Chief Isidro S. Lapena na abutin ang…

Wildlife trafficking

WHILE millions of people wallow in grinding poverty, particularly in the countryside, poachers and wildlife traffickers and their cohorts in government uniform continue to amass wealth. It is certainly lamentable and saddening that impoverished Philippines, a country of more than…

Palpak ang free college tuition fee?

MARAMING magulang ang lumapit sa inyong lingkod. Nalilito pa rin daw sila hanggang ngayon kung paano ma-avail ang libreng matrikula sa mga pampublikong kolehiyo at unibersidad sa buong bansa. Ang pagkakaalam ko, aabot sa 112 state and local universities ang…

The puzzle of failure

It makes sense IF God promised success, why do we experience failure? Yes, there are failures that are clearly of our own doing. But what about those who took the right steps and made the right moves, and yet failure…

Patok ang Davao City at Agoo, La Union!!!

Pointguard BINABATI natin ang mga mamamayan ng Davao City at Agoo, La Union na napiling pangunahing lungsod at munisipalidad ng Pilipinas ng Manila Times Philippine Model Cities and Municipalities nu’ng Hunyo 19, 2018. Ang tema para sa taong ito ay…

Pagtambay, hindi matuwid na pagganap sa kalayaan

Magkaisa para sa bayan KAUGNAY ng ginagawang pag-aresto ng mga pulis sa mga istambay, marami ang kumuwestiyon rito bilang paglabag sa karapatang pantao. Ayon naman sa mga pulis, ang hinuhuli nila ay hindi ’yung basta mga tambay, subalit ’yung mga…

Reassurance

CONTRARY to some allegations, the government of tough-talking President Rodrigo R. Duterte has not adopted a policy of hatred against members of the clergy. In fact, Duterte, who is known for roundly criticizing the misdeeds of some religious leaders, said…

What to do

Women talk I was one of those caught in the traffic due to the sudden downpour of heavy rain and flash floods last Friday. From 5 p.m. till around 8 p.m., the rain relentlessly poured over Metro Manila and other…

Senator Harry Roque?

Crame files I’M referring to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, a lawyer who has been given the very difficult job of announcing and defending President Duterte’policies, directives and off-the-cuff remarks which oftentimes raises the eyebrows of ‘manongs and manangs’ in the…

Buhay Tambay

Noong June 13, ipinag-utos ni Presidente Duterte ang pagbabawal sa mga ‘tambay’ sa kalye at pampublikong lugar. Diumano, makakatulong ito sa pagsugpo ng krimen dahil kadalasan ay mga ‘tambay’ ang nagiging sangkot sa mga kaguluhan sa komunidad. Mahigpit niyang inatasan…
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