Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Is CAB Carmelo Arcilla’s baby?

18 hours ago | 0 comment
Is CAB Carmelo Arcilla’s baby?A Palace-embedded stoolie is grousing about the territorial mentality that can afflict officials who have been in an agency for so long, they begin to think of it...

Trending crap

1 day ago | 0 comment
Trending crapAS an editor, I put up with a lot of language abuse. A grizzled editor once told me that reporters struggle everyday with the English language—and everyday,...

That Pacmom magic

7 days ago | 0 comment
That Pacmom magicOnly Dionisia “Mommy D” Pacquiao could steal the thunder from WBO Welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao whose grudge match against...

Music in the air

8 days ago | 0 comment
Music in the airI READ about the music streaming service Spotify ( a few years ago, but didn’t get to try it out until last week, after it finally became...

Taxpayers need good governance assurance

9 days ago | 0 comment
Taxpayers need good governance assuranceBy Benel D. Lagua As we approach the deadline for income tax payments, we meet skeptics who point to the PDAF case to illustrate how billions of pesos of...

Child predators

12 days ago | 0 comment
Child predatorsIt was very fortunate that members of child welfare group Bahay Tuluyan happened to be in the same resort in Laguna when Italian ambassador to Turkmenistan Daniel...

For 2 Singaporeans, something’s fishy about Alliance Select Foods

13 days ago | 0 comment
For 2 Singaporeans, something’s fishy about Alliance Select FoodsTheir investments in the Philippines have gone awry and they fear the company’s downturn could only get worse. Dr. Albert Hong Hin Kay, owner of one of...

Signs of life at DoTC

14 days ago | 0 comment
Signs of life at DoTCIt’s good to know that the Department of Transportation and Communications is not catatonic after all, with several key projects now starting to roll like...

Bye bye, XP

15 days ago | 0 comment
Bye bye, XPTODAY, Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP, an operating system that was first released in 2001. “[A]fter April 8, 2014, technical assistance for Windows...

MMDA’s Bike-Kadahan fun

19 days ago | 0 comment
MMDA’s Bike-Kadahan funMotorists and commuters passing by Edsa-White Plains (Northbound) are amused to see the Metro Manila Development Authority’s mobile bike parking station....


19 days ago | 0 comment
BetweenThey are a blob of pink in front of us, dipping and bobbing along the dappled green tunnel created by the tree leaves touching each other across the narrow,...

MVP to pick hands-on managers for Star; GMR finances queried

20 days ago | 0 comment
MVP to pick hands-on managers for Star; GMR finances queriedThe guessing game on who will compose the new management team of The Philippine Star has started, following the formal announcement of the ownership change in the...

Ex-mayor Hagedorn facing graft charges

21 days ago | 0 comment
Ex-mayor Hagedorn facing graft chargesFormer Puerto Princesa mayor and defeated senatorial candidate Edward Hagedorn is facing graft charges filed before the Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon...

Brave new world

22 days ago | 0 comment
Brave new worldIT was great to see Dr. Rodolfo Villarica, the Father of the Philippine Internet, after so many years. Doc V, who was instrumental in building the infrastructure...

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