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A call for more reliable, updated report of confirmed CoVid-19 cases…

THE Batangueño communities, particularly the netizens, keep on calling the local authorities to report the real situation of the contagion in the province. In some posts of different local government units, government agencies and the media, as well as the comments of the public, differences in reporting styles, observers noted, do not give the real […]

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CoVid-19 outbreak and ECQ remind us that we are privileged

By ATTY. LUZ ROSALES, J.D.* Yes, it is the feeling I have right now. Mixed emotions actually. There are too many heart breaking stories in the SOCMED narrating how the people worldwide, regardless of their “walks of life”, suffer due to COVID19 outbreak. It’s painful to see how our frontliners, the medical personnel, PNP, AFP, […]

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Resilience at its best

By CARL IVAN VILLANUEVA THE story of a public utility vehicle driver losing hope to meet his everyday income, a lola wanting to go out to the market to buy some goods for survival but with hesitations, an employee afraid to go to work and leave his family, children wanting to play outdoor but restricted, […]

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Bagong Birth Certificate na naman?

GAANO nga ga kahalaga ang isang papelita o Certificate of Live Birth, at gaano kahalaga na tama ang mga datos na nakatala rito para sa isang tao? Bukod sa ito ang pangunahing batayan sa pagkuha ng pasaporte, pag-apply ng visa kapag pupunta sa ibang bansa, sa pag-aaral, pagtatrabaho – partikular sa pagpaparehistro sa SSS, GSIS, […]

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Nacionalista Party reclaims Batangas province

Batangas is a Nacionalista country again. If political observers will keep an eye on the party affiliations of newly elected local leaders, it would be interesting to note that Nacionalista Party has easily reclaims Batangas province – a good sign or factor that political managers and strategists may consider in preparation for the 2022 Presidential […]

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Press Freedom vis-a-vis Responsible Media

LAST Friday, May 3, is the World’s Press Freedom Day. And expectedly, various media groups elsewhere are releasing different statements purportedly to push the advocacy for press freedom and freedom of expression. Commonly, the statements are uniformly denouncing all acts that are considered threats to the practice of journalism as a profession — be it […]

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Cityhood of Sto. Tomas: So near… yet so far!

IT could be a question now of which of the two measures will prevail – the Charter or the enabling law that converts a certain municipality into a component city of the province, or the resolution of the Comelec passed even prior to the signing of the cityhood charter? Around 92,000 registered Tomasinos are now […]

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Rescuers sa Cordillera landslide, naging biktima

ISANG taga-Davao ang paborito ni P-Duterte na maging ikatlong Telecom. Segurado raw isang kroni ito dahil naging naging campaign fund donor ito at halatang inaapura talaga ni Duterte. Nakuha rin daw ng manok na ito ng Palasyo ang provisional license para sa gaming resort sa sa Lapu-Lapu City. Kunsabagay ay nakatulong naman ang pera niya […]

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Dagdag kalye, hindi bawas sasakyan ang solusyon sa trapiko

SA eroplano sumakay si P-Duterte sa kanyang pagdayo sa Jordan at Israel. Panalangin da ni VP Leni Robredo na sana’y ligtas sa sakuna ang eroplano. Eroplano lang hindi kasama si Duterte. Bakit daw binawi ng pangulo ang amnesty ni Senator Trillanes. Sagot ni P-Digong, ”He is not giving me a rest so I ordered his […]

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“Hindi ako katulad ni Mac Arthur,”I shall not return!”— Ben Tulfo

DIYOS ko! Sana naman ay matapos na ang krisis sa NAIA. Amen! Sana naman po ay managot ang dapat managot. Xiamen! Tuloy pa rin ang pag-angkat ng shabu gamit ang Customs. Nakaka-adwana na talaga! P5 milyon ang patong sa ulo ng mga pulis na sangkot sa droga. Matutukso na dito ang asawa at GF ng […]