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22 09, 2021

EDITORIAL – Home battles

By |2021-09-22T13:34:32+00:00September 22, 2021|Editorial, Opinion|0 Comments

NO more space left in the inns, so might as well go home. During the virtual Kapihan, health officers suggested that households come out with “isolation rooms” because of the rising cases of COVID-19. For the past nine days, the daily cases in Baguio never went below 200. Recoveries only [...]

18 09, 2021

The Ifugao Connection – The disappearing heirloom rice

By |2021-09-18T07:54:25+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

IN my village, the number of heirloom rice is diminishing and replaced with the so-called high yielding varieties. This current scenario poses a serious problem on the conservation of indigenous heirloom rice. At one point, there were dozens of varieties. Depending on location and area, these varieties of heirloom rice [...]

18 09, 2021

On Point – The Darkness in BENECO

By |2021-09-18T07:49:18+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

THERE is no avoiding the present controversy hounding one of the most accomplished and reputable electric cooperatives (EC) in the country. In the not so recent past the Benguet Electric Cooperative, Inc (BENECO) has become a byword when it comes to providing a steady supply of electricity in the homes [...]

18 09, 2021

Pinoy Marino Rights – The sinking of MV GULF LIVESTOCK 1, missing seafarers and the presumption of death

By |2021-09-18T07:46:22+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion, Pinoy Marino Rights|0 Comments

 “Munhait hi nitaguwan tun ajor karu nga miid ahan chi iibba an tatagu ay mun-anap ay chi cha enggan adugwan.” This is the Ifugao translation of “It’s  painful when the truth hits you that nobody is looking for them until now,”  says Maya Addug-Sanchez whose brother, Captain Dante Addug, is [...]

18 09, 2021

New Heights – New KPIs

By |2021-09-18T07:40:43+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

“SO, what are your KPIs like?”  she asked.  “Like for your life?” It was the second date. And it was going well before I was hit by the question. She, a lovely high-flying corporate multinational company type of girl with the world at her well-pedicured feet. Me, a multi-hyphen-slash performance [...]

18 09, 2021

Rooster’s Tales – Upholding due process

By |2021-09-18T07:38:25+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion, Rooster's Tale|0 Comments

THE political lines that were drawn are becoming clearer. Presidential daughter and Davao Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will not run for any national position in next year’s election nor will she support the candidacies of Senator Bong Go and President Duterte. Meanwhile, Bong Go has declined his nomination as standard bearer [...]

18 09, 2021

Musings On Home – A Tale of Two Chakras

By |2021-09-18T07:36:28+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

THIS week, I’ll be turning 48. I know everyone makes a big deal about turning 50, but there’s something about 48 that feels more mystical to me. It’s divisible by three (I’ve always found three to be a powerful number). 4 + 8 = 12.  48 means I’ve completed four [...]

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