Expectations from New FICELCO GM

Apparently majority of member-consumers of the cash-strapped and mismanage  Ficelco power distributor in  Catanduanes had a sigh of relief when its management was taken over by National Electrification Administration (NEA) couple of weeks ago. With dispatch the Department of Energy (DoE) through the National Electrification...

             Education and Environment

  In our country the month of June primarily focuses on educational concerns, be it public or private. Although free education is already In full implementation of the K-12 program  realized through the collective efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government of the...

 Is there death of labor in the country today?                                                                                  (Second of a series)

Jojo Robles (The Manila Times, Lowdown, 5/2/18) continued: “Government and big business also conspired to convince the workforce that unionism was the worst thing that could happen to them. Entire armies of workers began to ignore the calls to organize, preferring instead to accept...

Capable, Clean, Credible and Honest Leaders

By the time this crusading community weekly newspaper reaches our precious avid readers, the May 14 barangay and SK elections must have been going on, if not held, already.  Be that as it may, we’ll not stop reminding the reading public in this island...

  Boracay’s Carrying Capacity     (First of three series)

Reports have it confirmed that DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu was instructed by Malacanang to conduct a study on the carrying capacity of Boracay which has been subjected to six-year closure order for rehabilitation. That’s noteworthy and good news, indeed. Unknown to many even in the...

Maisasalba Pa Ba Ang Mundo? (Unang serye)

Ilang tulugan na lamang, ayon sa opisyal pronouncement ng Comelec, campaign period na para sa barangay at SK elections. Iyan ay kung wala nang sagabal o walang unexpected events beyond our control and expectations. Meron bang barangay at SK elections o wala? Nagtatanong lang...

Is there death of labor in the country today?

The column run by Jojo Robles titled “The death of labor” in The Manila Times (Lowdown, 5/2/18) caught my attention and probably others with interest. Catchy, relevant, timely, and worth reading over a cup...

Drugs Watch List Disclosure A Must

The reported nationwide disclosure of suspected drug-addicts, drug pushers, drug dealers or druglords by the PDEA more or less two weeks before the campaign period in the barangay and SK...

Barangay as a Partner in Governance

Ang Barangay ang sinasabing “smallest political unit of the society”, basado sa local government code of 1991. Ang kauswagan ning barangay, kauswagan ning komunidad asin kauswagan ning bilog na nacion maging bilog na kinaban. The Barangay as a political unit is the most enduring legacy...

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (White) Cycle B, Year II (May 6, 2018) Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48/1Jn 4:7-10/Jn 15:9-17 A popular song says that “love is a many-splendored thing.” If this is true, then why is it that a lot of people find it hard to love?...