By madrilena de la cerna
As the year ends, we look forward to the new year but not without giving a backward glance to the year that was. As the holiday season draws near, I reflected on the events and the people that brought cheers from the national to the local level; from the personal to the academic from the year that was. I will always remember the brave and graceful stance of the Robredo women (Leni and her three daughters) after the tragic loss of their beloved Jesse, Secretary of Interior and Local Government, last August. Their courage and grace spared us from the irrational intrigues and faultfinding.
By madrilena de la cerna
Twelve (12) is an important number not only in our consciousness but also in our life and history. There are 12 hours in our wall clock. The 60 seconds in a minute, the 60 minutes in an hour and the 24 hours in a day are all divisible by 12.
By Fernando Fajardo
This year is going to be better than last year. That is the refrain we hear from many people today or read from the papers. Is this a forecast that is based on solid data on past trends and correct anticipation of the myriad of forces that will be at play this year or just an opinion that is based merely on hope?
Government and business leaders in Negros Occidental on Monday expressed optimism about the economic growth of the province in 2012 amid high investor confidence.
Dr. Willie Go Ang, a feng shui expert, talks to “Isumbong Mo kay Tulfo” on Radyo Inquirer 990AM Tuesday about what’s in store for 2012 in the Year of the Water-Earth Dragon, what to watch out for, President Benigno Aquino III, among others.
An hour and eleven minutes after midnight of Jan. 1, a healthy baby boy was born at the Cebu Puericulture Maternity House Inc. in Cebu City.
Extravagant firework displays lit up the skies from Sydney to New York in a global new year’s party that saw millions set aside their world of worries to welcome 2012.
By Aileen Garcia-Yap
Make sure you have plenty of food on the table and the family is complete when the New Year starts.
Spectacular fireworks and crowded parties will ring in the New Year for revelers around the world on Saturday, as billions mark the end of 2011 with noisy celebrations from Sydney to Stockholm.
The New Year’s Eve parties started a whole day early on the South Pacific island nation of Samoa, after a hop across the international date line transported the country 24 hours into the future—making it the first in the world to ring in the new year.
Despite the present difficulties, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) sees a year of “abundant divine graces” for the faithful in 2012.
Residents of Mindanao and “very poor” Filipinos have highest hopes for the coming new year, a survey showed.
Only three out of 10 Filipinos believe this Christmas season will be more prosperous than last year but nearly nine in 10 are upbeat about the new year, according to a recent Pulse Asia survey.