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Lower power rates

  BY ROBERT B. ROQUE, JR.     If there is one good thing the pandemic brought to Filipinos, believe it or not, it helped lower current electricity rates. You see, the most significant component of a consumer’s monthly electricity bill comes from generation charges. Mer­alco was quick to the draw to invoke force majeure […]

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His face changed in appearance

  Gospel • Mt 17:1-9 * Jesus’ transfiguration is also known as his metamorphosis. Divine light shines from within him, and he is fully revealed to the three Apostles in splendor and glory. Jesus is seen as the new Moses in the New Testament although Jesus is surely infinitely greater than Moses. At the transfiguration, […]

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She can’t reach her peak

  BY RICA CRUZ   *   Hi Doc Rica, Currently in a relationship and sexually active. Masasabi kong I have significant experience pero my current girlfriend was a virgin when we met. Our problem is that she never reaches orgasm. Kahit anong gawin namin and no matter how much she enjoys it, she does […]

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Compromise – one step back for Metro Manila

  We can understand the difficulty faced by our officials in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. On one hand, we have the fact that the coronavirus is still very much around. As of July 31, the Department of Health and the World Health Organization said the Philippines had 93,354 cases and 2,023 deaths. The […]

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Have pity on me, Lord

  Gospel • Mt 15:21-28 * The Canaanite woman shouts from the crowd but initially gets no reaction from Jesus. She turns pushy, so the disciples suggest that Jesus send her away. Jesus tells her that his mission is only for the lost sheep of Israel. The woman persists in her plea. Jesus replies that […]

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Welcome news in these difficult times

  THERE was good news for the millions of customers of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) this July. It announced that its customers would be paying P1.06 per kilowatt hour less for the first six months of 2020 than what they used to pay for the first six months of the previous year 2019. From […]

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