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NAIA-3 to open soon

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE case filed against officials of the Philippine International Air Terminals Co. Fraport Ag of Germany and other firms engaged in airport-related services will not stand…

Palparan denies killings

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — Escorted by 100 policemen and bomb-sniffing dogs, a retired general whom leftists called “The Butcher” of Mindoro, finally appeared before the Melo Commission yesterday and denied…

Japan, Philippines to sign free-trade deal

Agence France-Presse, Associated Press Last updated 05:08pm (Mla time) 09/08/2006 TOKYO — (3RD UPDATE) Japan said Friday it will sign a free-trade pact with the Philippines, ending prolonged negotiations that…

End of a Dream

WHEN Elmer Reyes Jacinto announced that he was leaving the country two years ago, he became the poster boy not only for the overseas Filipino workers but also for everything…

When Would the Filipinos Take Part of the Blame?

There would be times when the local newspapers would declare that the Philippines had grown several percentages in its economic growth, and the people would immediately question its veracity. The…

Marine Oil Spill Bioremediation

With the recent sinking of an oil tanker off the coast of Guimaras, an environmental disaster looms as 200,000 to 300,000 liters of bunker fuel have already found their way…

3 out of 10 Filipinos want to leave RP

By Kate V. Pedroso Inquirer Last updated 03:10am (Mla time) 08/10/2006 Published on Page A1 of the August 10, 2006 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer THREE OUT OF every…

Wikang Filipino sa Bagong Henerasyon

Wikang Filipino: pumaibabaw ka! Ngayon sa kasukdulan ng mga wika Doon sa lahing Filipino ikaw ay punong yaman, Kaakit-akit ang iyong itinanghal na kalayaan habang tatak mo ang kabantugan Sa…

Need Help With Sons

Need help with sons I am a divorced American father living in Kobe, Japan . Need a Filipino, live-in teacher for my two sons. Will provide room & board and…

Who is on the table?

It’s only natural that people wonder why the Philippines is “over-populated”. Undeniably, families with children more than two are common because we, Filipinos, have accepted this culture for centuries. Most…

What’s Japan’s secret of ‘many happy returns’?

Here is an article that recently appeared in Japan Times online: GROWING OLD HEALTHILY What’s Japan’s secret of ‘many happy returns’? By TOMOKO OTAKE Staff writer Japan may never have…

The Old Book

The Old Book by:Reynaldo De la Peña I’m hiding in an old shelve. Muted by my inanimate body But deep inside I’m wandering to every people. They come and pass…

Hinog sa Pilit

by Evelyn Miranda-Feliciano “I shouldn’t have done it,” David slapped the banana skin on his empty plate, ruing. “It’s bland like paper paste!” “What is it?” I asked surprised by…

What is Needed is a Culture Frame, Not Charter Change

by Melba Padilla Maggay, Ph.D. The move to change the Constitution through such contrivances as a ‘people’s initiative’ is reflective of the informal pressures the operative culture bears down on…

Filipino Assistant English Teachers (AET’s)

BDTJ: What do you think about Filipino AET’s?Kawane: We would like more Filipinos to work as AET’s in Japanese public schools. Since English is one of the two official languages…