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Better compensation package urged for teachers

By Perla Lena TACLOBAN CITY, (PNA) — The Philippine government should look into the state of teachers and work on a better compensation package to encourage younger generations to pursue…

Why stay in the Philippines?

By DLS Pineda Year in and year out, the Independence Day Question remains a favorite: Are we truly free or not? Time and time again, the answer remains a resounding…

Filipino voters should be blamed for the Philippines’ problems

by Ilda I don’t think there is a point in holding elections in the Philippines. It’s so expensive and the whole process just disrupts normal activities and keeps Filipinos from…

Boracay as world’s best? ‘Hardly,’ says LA Times travel editor Calls WV’s tourist destination a big disappointment

By Florence F. Hibionada/PNS CALIFORNIA, USA – More fun in the Philippines? Maybe. Or to borrow the word of a Los Angeles (LA) Times Travel Editor, “hardly.” The reason? Boracay,…

What a Difference Years Make!

By Daniel Escurel Occeno I was able to visit Metro Manila. There are no automobile dealerships in the small town of Gubat, Sorsogon Province so we had to go to…

Nature, green and technology

Arch. Celso C. Nieves, FUAP, CAAIF There are many definitions of Green. Green is color, abundance, amateur, novice, raw, and many more. There is a new definition of Green which…

I Voted; How About You?

By Daniel Escurel Occeno I was able to vote after waiting 24 hours from whatever caused the delay. The only loser I saw was Barack Obama because there will be…

‘Mr. President, something in you has to die’

By Reyn Barnido This is not anymore about failing to handle the hostage-taking as much as this is about fulfilling the promises of your oath-taking. This is not just about…

Muling Nabihag

Ilang siglo na rin ang nakararaan nang unang mamataan ng mga dayuhan ang kahali-halinang taglay na katangian ng isang kapuluan. Una’y nakipagkaibigan sila sa dinatnan nilang mga tao sa lugar…

SILA NA NGA BA?

Nitong nagdaang dekada lamang tila nabuksan ang aking isipan at damdaming pagkabahala sa mga nangyayari sa ating lipunan. Hindi na gaya ng dati noong ako’y nasa murang edad pa lamang…

Victory

By: Leo C. Bandejo The very first automated election finally brought to conclusion; Aquino reigns. As what most of the Filipinos says; “Aquino’s triumph is the start of change in…

Patio Pacific Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence

This year, Patio Pacific will celebrate its 20th anniversary and as such, they are slashing off prices for as low as Php 2,000/person during the 17th Philippine Travel Tour Expo…

In every Filipino is a hero waiting to be born

I believe in the Filipino. I have faith in his inherent capabilities for nation-building and I fully support his aspirations for a better quality of life. The Filipino is a…

Can financial betting make money??

Nowadays, there are many different investment tools and platforms for traders and investors to build their fortune. There are several reasons why investors keep financial betting in their portfolio when…

Senate coup – naked power grab?

Senate coup – naked power grab? What this ‘coup’ – unceremoniously unseating Sen. Manny Villar out of the Senate presidency by forcing him to resign on the face of a…