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Once in a while

RODEL Hilario most likely woke up today expecting to spend it with the rest of the living by helping the dead. Managing the family-owned Rizal Funeral Homes for years may have been routine, like a morning cup of coffee or…

Emergency hospitals

IN a country with more than 100 million people, many of them poor, it is certainly disheartening to note that there are only 3,300 recognized emergency medical service personnel in the Philippines. Not only that. Out of the approximately 1,800…

The biggest show in town

FOR three days last week, heads of the Asean, their dialogue partners and other global players attended a smorgasborg of meetings in Manila to discuss a wide range of issues affecting the region. The talks -- in the formal sit-down…

Congrats, Benedict at Adrielle!

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BAGO ang lahat, binabati natin sina Benedict at Adrielle na ikinasal noong Nobyembre 18 (Sabado) sa Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral, Cubao, Quezon City. Si Benedict ay anak nina SBMA Director Benny at Ma. Jesusa Antiporda, samantalang si Adrielle naman ay anak…

Ano ang nangyari sa MMDA?

Panahon ni G. Tim Orbos ng Metropolitan Manila Develepment Authority (MMDA), gumaganda na sana ang pamamahala ng trapik bagaman masikip pa rin ang daloy nito at nasa level pa rin ng krisis. Ngunit kumilos siya ng matapat at pinagtatanggal ang…

Anti-poor tax measure

There is a problem on the horizon---there is no horizon. It is not a problem if you don’t look up. –– Rogue One A big, bitter fiscal blow to a social sweet spot. Why is it that when government sets…

Tremendous triumph

A week after the country’s hosting of the highly successful ASEAN Summit, the euphoria of being on the global center stage and the international spotlight brightly trained on us as gracious host, we are having a hard time shaking off…

How to have a healthy organization

It makes sense (Part 1 of 2) JUST as there is no single secret to a healthy body (it takes exercise, diet, rest, sleep, spirituality, community), there is no single secret to a healthy organization. Like a shrewd fitness coach,…

Ang 2,450 toneladang basura mula Canada

Pointguard PAMBIHIRANG advertisement ang nakuha ng Jollibee sa nakaraang Asean Summit -- kumain sa kanilang Tondo Branch si Justin Trudeau, ang Prime Minister ng Canada. Nagpa-selfie pa ang panauhin ng bansa kasama ang crew at customers ng number 1 Filipino…

My strength is gone

Magkaisa para sa bayan YESTERDAY, November 18, 2017 at about 2:30 a.m., we lost our dear mother, Julieta Paloma Capistrano De Castro of Lopez, Quezon. She died a day before my birthday today. At the time that I reached 61…

High speed internet sa 2019!

On the beat MAY dahilan para kabahan ngayon ang mga internet provider sa bansa. Ngunit may dahilan din para magsaya ang taumbayan, ngayon pa lang! Pinasinayaan kamakailan ng Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Bases Conversion and Development Authority…

10 Little-Known Facts About Jeffrey Dahmer

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“MILWAUKEE Cannibal” Jeffrey Dahmer is one of the most infamous serial killers of all time. Not just a murderer, Dahmer was also a rapist, necrophiliac, cannibal, and obsessive preserver of human body parts -- the body parts, of course, of…

The 'Hook Man'

WE’VE all heard the story...the Hook Man, an urban legend and Halloween classic. But is there any truth behind it? Here’s the basic rendition: On a summer night, a boy and a girl drive out to a spot in the…

More Filipino amputees to benefit from Indian PM Modi

Direct Hit The Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Narendra Modi, took some time out from his Asean Summit-related visit to the country when he led the distribution of the world-renowned ‘Jaipur foot/limb’ to 150 Filipino amputees during the 28th…

But where’s Andray Blatche?

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Kibitzer BREAKING: The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) reportedly wants secretary-general Steve Hontiveros to head the soon-to-be created national chinlone association. Hontiveros, who already heads two national sports associations, is currently in Myanmar to attend the organizational meeting. If ever, it…
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