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Jesus told his disciples this parable: “It will be as when a man who was going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one—to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Immediately the one who received five talents went and traded with them, and made another five.

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The eldest son of Cleopatra, Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar was born 47 BC. He was called Caesarion, meaning “little Caesar”. Late 40 BC, Antony and Cleopatra’s twins, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene were born.

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Tomorrow, August 27, Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador “Sal” Panelo will address the Aklan Press Club Inc. (APCI) officers’ induction and fellowship dinner in Kalibo, Aklan where he is expected to spell out President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s constitutional reform agenda.The event will be attended by representatives from various sectors in the Visayas.

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A NEW tax bill has been filed in Congress proposing to include in RA 8424, the National Internal Revenue Code of the Philippines, a R10 excise tax per liter of sugar-sweetened beverages, on top of the 12 percent value-added tax (VAT) that is now being passed on to buyers. The tax bill, filed by Rep. Horacio Suansing Jr. of Sultan Kudarat and Rep. Estrellita Suansing of Nueva Ecija is among a number of tax measures expected to be part of the new administration’s plan for a more equitable tax regime.

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Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones, when taking their lamps, brought no oil with them, but the wise brought flasks of oil with their lamps. Since the bridegroom was long delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep. At midnight, there was a cry, ‘Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’

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A perfect prince

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Initially, I thought that I should marry my boyfriend because he’s intelligent, ambitious and kind. But there are things about him that make me think we’re not meant to be. I love him, but I have doubts if our relationship is the one I’ve always dreamed of. I guess what I need to know is, is there even such a thing as a perfect romance? I know I will always be loved by him, but is that enough? Would I be settling if I agree to marry him? Do you think I should talk to him about it?

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