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Truth About Success

Through The Eyes of Juan Sinubukan kong kunin ang masasabi ng ilan sa mga Pilipinong nakilala ko dito sa Japan kung ano ba ang ibig sabihin sa kanila ng tagumpay…

Is Congress extortionist?

Is Congress extortionist? Is the Commission on Appointment, composed of officers and members from both Senate and House of Representatives, under institutional attack when a whistle-blower claims it extorts P5…

Excess Baggage

by Philip Nemenzo “What would be the evolutionary consequences if pigs had wings?” my former professor in Advanced Ecology at UP Diliman once asked. Back then, I thought it was…

Mga Doktor at MedTech, Sinusuyo ng mga Medrep

Mga Doktor at MedTech, Pinapayaman at Sinusuyo Hindi ito masyadong binibigyang pansin, ngunit ito’y isang bagay na dapat ng palakihin dahil sa di maganda nitong nadudulot. Mga medical representatives or…

Dito sa Cambodia, Nakilala ko ang Aking Bayan

Isang malakas na eksplosyon ang gumising sa akin at sa aking asawa habang natutulog kami sa loob ng bahay sa kalagitnaan ng gabi. Unang gabi namin ‘yon sa Cambodia, ang…

Filipinos face New Year brimming with hope

Benigno D. Tutor Jr. Ninety one percent of adult Filipinos face New Year with hope, according to the 2006 Social Weather survey. Surprisingly, among those who have experienced hunger at…

Embassy Raffle Brouhaha

by Philip Nemenzo “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” – William Shakespeare (Hamlet) Something is rotten, indeed, but not in Denmark. One of the highlights of the recently…

Condom and Abstinence

Combine condom’s use and abstinence and you get a double barreled shotgun to maim population explosion. But these potent combinations can never get worked together, sorry to say, in the…

Who is Ernie Macahiya?

by Philip Nemenzo Ernesto Macahiya wears many hats. Retired Development Bank of the Philippines executive. National Spokesman and Vice-Chairman of the Philippine Guardians Brotherhood Inc. (PGBI). Prominent rightist yet former…

What’s wrong with the JPEPA?

by Philip Nemenzo The signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) by President Arroyo and then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on September 9 in Finland ushered a new chapter…

Misedukasyon

Filipino Magandang kinabukasan at hanapbuhay, tanging kayamanan at katuparan ng mga pangarap ay ilan lamang sa mga dahilan ng mga Pilipino upang ipagpatuloy at ihaon ang kanilang pag-aaral. Ngunit hindi…

“Ako Naman ang Hihirit”

“Ako Naman ang Hihirit.” Ni Jackie Vasquez © Ang artikulo na ito ay sumasalamin sa dokyumentaryong “MisEdukasyon” ng IBON Foundation Inc. Sa daan-daang rebyu na mahahanap mo sa internet ukol…

Cracking Population

Calling to mind the situation of the country, one would think that it is all because of poverty. Poverty pulls every part of this country’s heart and soul down. Tracking…

Misedukasyon

by Elaine Rose Capati Filkomu A55 Ipinakita sa pelikula ang iba’t-ibang aspeto ng edukasyon. Ginamit dito ang pamamaraang pagiinterbyu ng mga tao upang makuha nila ang impormasyong nais nilang mailahad…

Bioethanol: the Bitterness of Sugar?

by Philip Nemenzo With the Senate passage of the biofuels bill on October 11 and the projected signing of the law next month, the people of Negros Occidental and other…