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Twin 2020 blessings for Bicol

Twin 2020 blessings for Bicol

  “WHEN it rains, it pours,” goes the adage which happily applies to Bicol and all Bicolanos this year. Finally, after a long delay and wait, the P4.8 billion Bicol International Airport (BIA) in Daraga, will eventually open this year. The blessing is further made joyful by the con­struction kick-off for the equally vital P175-billion […]

Tension that really hurts

  EVERYONE was greeting happy New Year when 2020 entered. There was so much jubilation and there are expectations of a loom­ing good fortune ahead. Of course, these are predictable developments that happen redun­dantly with each coming year. But, amid optimism, the events that have unfolded in recent weeks carry caveats that, un­less addressed aptly, […]

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Living dangerously

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Living dangerously

  THE title above is not a take-off from the 1982 Australian romantic film; it’s about events, coming in all shapes and dimen­sions that made December 2019 disengaging. Sadly, many of such events define the country’s political direc­tion; others open our senses to the reality that Mother Earth is slowly being ruined by her own […]

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A matter of liquidity

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A matter of liquidity

  NERVE-JARRING and poten­tially an economic disaster, the water problem in Metro Ma­nila has spilled over to the Philip­pine Stock Exchange where over $1 billion in shares attributed to the two water concessionaires in the national capital region have gone down the drain. Though there was a semblance of bourse recovery a few days later, […]

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Bridge to destruction

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Bridge to destruction

  BRIDGES generally con­note progress. The proposed bridge connecting Caticlan and Boracay Island in Aklan, however, can lead to the Paradise Island’s destruction. The Conde Nast Traveler’s sur­vey for Readers’ Choice Award recently declared Boracay as Asia’s best island. The accolade adds to other recognitions of Bo­racay’s glamor and glitz that have made it a […]

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Media as partners in legislation

  THIS week has been specially memorable for the provincial media. Amid the challenges they face and the dangers that come with the territory, hundreds converged in Kalibo and Boracay to at­tend the 24th PAPI National Press Congress. PAPI, which stands for Publishers Associations of the Philippines, Inc., is a robust society that embrac­es practically […]

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