My own term extension story: Unlike Mar Roxas, I got “burned”

I have a complaint to make. When Sec. Mar Roxas made public his own intentions of extending P-Noy's term, Malacanang appeared to be patting him on the back. But in my case, when I prayed in a cabinet meeting during GMA's time playfully hinting...

 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...

HE SEES AND BELIEVES

EASTER SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S RESURRECTION (White) Cycle B/Year II (April 1, 2018) Acts 10:34, 37-43/Col 3:1-4/Jn 20:1-9 It seems that what John the Apostle and Evangelist experienced in the empty tomb – He sees and believes – was an application of the famous saying: “To see...

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...

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?...

Equal access

Sarong hustisya sa mga Catandunganon ang pormal ng pag-usad kan kaso sa mega shabu laboratory na nagdara ning dakulang lugad sa imahen kan isla. Sa pinakahuring impormasyon, nagsuko na sa NBI ang dating opisyal kan sinabi ng ahensya na si Atty. Eric Isidoro, ...

CHA-CHA

Grabe na ang pulos-pugos ngonian kan mga lehislador tanganing ibusol ang pagmienda o pagrebisar sa 1987 Constitution. Manlaen laen na interpretasyon guikan sa mga law experts asin mga statesmen ang madadangog asin mababasa ta sa stream media asin social media. Segun sa nagkakapira, obsolete na...

Mahahalagang Kaganapan Sa Islang Kayganda

Una sa lahat hayaan nyo po ako mga, Ka-Peryodiko na batiin nang napakainit na pagbati ng “Happy Birthday” si Gov. Joseph ‘Boboy’ Cua. How young are now, sir?” (Yan ang palaging tinatanong ni Manding Costales, tuwing may kakilala o kaibigan siyang b-day celebrant, lalo...

Can Lunches Be Lethal?

Alistair Honeybun’s contribution to the “Laugh it’s the best medicine” department of the Reader’s Digest, April 2011 issue, page 146., drew my attention due to its featured laughter story seriously entitled: “Lunches Can Be Lethal.” The featured material, which eventually inspired me to...

Pag-ibig ng Diyos: Kristo, Kuwaresma, Kaligtasan

Sa loob ng Semana Santa pinagsikapan kong huwag munang pagtuunan ng pansin ang mga makalupang isyu o suliranin. Ito’y nararapat lamang bilang Katolikong Kristiyano o maging anong sekta ka man napapabilang, Ka-Peryodiko. ...