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Kalibo Ati-Atihan 2019

  THE Ati-Atihan festival of Kalibo, Aklan held January every year, has surely retained its religious fervor and cultural color. Ati-Atihan Festival director Albert Menez of the Kalibo Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Founda­tion, Inc. (KASAFI) has assured their 2019 edition will be best, stressing Ati-Atihan, as a testimony of faith and culture, is uniquely apart from […]

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Game changer gift

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Game changer gift

    MERRY Christmas and a truly more prosperous New Year!!! Christmas and New Year generally bring with them the message of joy, peace, love, and hope for better times. Considering the in­flation spikes we have had in the last few months, the message becomes even more appealing. Interestingly, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda and Sen. […]

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Trail leads to Alvarez

    THE mysterious ir­regularities in the budgetary distortions worth billions of pesos discovered by House law­makers after weeks of combing the proposed 2019 national budget seem to show a clear trail to where they may have all originated. Current House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. calls the misrepre­sentations as “miracles” which involve, among others, […]

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Philippine Space Agency

    THE Pinoy-made remote sensing micro-satellite, Diwata-2, now 621 kilometers up in outer space, has already sent back its first photo shots of the earth’s surface its cameras. Launched recently via the H-Japan IIA F40 space facility, Diwata-2 is a more refined version of Diwata-1launched in 2016 via NASA in the US, which remains […]

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Science and technology

    SCIENCE and technology. They have touched and continue to shape all aspects and dimensions of human experience – from attitude, behavior and social conventions, to socio-political-economic engagements, to communications and international relations, to warfare and space ventures, and virtually everything. Understandably, most of them are for forward progress, even as some of them […]

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Books must remain tax free

    THE ongoing clamor against taxing or imposing tariffs on imported books has snowballed into a national crusade. In the Senate, Sen. Sonny Angara, known for his pro-education initiatives, has provided a glimmer of hope that books sourced from abroad will not be taxed under House Bill 8083 or TRAIN 2. This support comes […]

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