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Camarines Norte gov’s other sin


After 18 years, the Sandiganbayan convicted seven Quezon City Hall officials who approved the opening of Ozone Disco Club which was razed by a fire in 1996, killing 162 persons.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

The judges are worse than the ‘criminal’


It looks like some of those who judged former Chief Justice Renato Corona in his impeachment trial at the Senate are themselves more corrupt —much, much more corrupt—than he was, if the accusations hurled against them are found to be true.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Another DOH irregularity uncovered


The perceptive public, and this columnist too, was not surprised at all when Vice President Jojo Binay backed out of the debate with Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV set for Nov. 27 which he himself had asked for.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ tragedy remembered


A year ago today the strongest storm on record hit Eastern Visayas and claimed many lives.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Tradition, reunions, tribute, business for Filipinos on ‘day of the dead’

Thousands of Catholic Filipinos troop to Manila North Cemetery to honor the departed in the annual observance of All Saints' Day Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Manila. The All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day weekend went by without any major crime incidents, according to the Philippine National Police.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Every year, come November 1 and 2, cemeteries all over the country come to life when the living visit their dead in what has come to be known traditionally for Filipinos as All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Featured Columns,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »