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Saturday, January 28, 2023
A report quoting Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla that the country’s power supply situation in 2023 is likely to be difficult reminds me of former President Fidel V. Ramos who said “Let us make sure the lights never go off...
The endangered national tree Narra (‭Pterocarpus indicus)‬ has been identified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as one of the suitable trees for forest restoration and urban forestry in the country. Organizations involved in reforestation and tree-planting...
Advocates for environmental protection and sustainability welcomed reports of San Miguel Corporation (SMC) that it has completed its clean-up initiative for the Tullahan River, a project to mitigate floodings in northern Metro Manila and help rehabilitate Manila Bay. With the...
Our country is blessed with a pool of water resources. Yet, the problem of water supply persists. Water is essential to irrigate agricultural lands, drive power plants, and serve the needs of industries and for household consumption. And, the growing...
SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines. It’s a commemoration of the darkest era in Philippine history where it signified the signing of Proclamation No. 1081, which marked the beginning...
“We Filipinos have always found it easier to die for our country than live for it. In times of peace and civil order, we seem to fritter away in bickering. We split so easily into fractions, each intent on...
 The movie “The gang that couldn’t shoot straight” was a 1971 movie about two warring Mafia gangs in New York City. The weaker gang used a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients."  The police succeeded in stopping one of the...
“Trust no future however pleasant Let the dead past bury its dead Act, act on the living present Heart within and God o’er head.” - From A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow It is a well crafted speech and well delivered – fit...
It was an auspicious gathering for San Miguel Corporation (SMC) stockholders as the conglomerate reported a strong performance for 2021. According to a report by SMC, consolidated revenues rose 30% to P941.2 billion, compared to the previous year. Operating income...
We are not twin brothers but many times many mistook me as Fred Lobo and many mistook him as Fred Gabot. Maybe because we sported the same moustache and spectacles. We also both worked at the Manila Bulletin (he as Malacanang...

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