Archive for December, 2010

Happy New Year!

Let’s all welcome the New Year with hope and determination to uphold the values of truth and honesty in all our dealings with our fellowmen. Happy New Year! Instead of the harmful firecrackers, let’s have this: Or let’s toot horn: Or

December 31, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: General  14 Comments

May we be able to sleep better in 2011

As we approach the New Year, we always promise ourselves improvements if not change for the better. I’m sharing with you some of the articles I find useful in this world where we have to cope with a lot of toxic elements that are not our own making but we are compelled to deal with. […]

December 29, 2010   Posted in: General  26 Comments

Bawal sana ang utak pulbura sa bagong taon

Tatlong araw na lang bago magbagong taon ngunit ang dami nang napuputulang ng daliri sa paputok. Hindi talaga tayo natututo. Bakit ba ganun tayo mag-celebrate ng New Year, nakakasakit ng katawan? Noong nagkaroon ako ng Marshall Mc Luhan grant sa Canada noon 1999, nagsalita ako sa isang grupo ng mga Pilipinong estudyante sa elementary grades […]

December 28, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Abante, Health, Peace and Order  20 Comments

Caregiver of caregivers’ kids

The phenomenon of Overseas Filipino Workers, OFW in short, which disperses more than 10 million Filipinos all over the world, most of them away from their families, has created another phenomenon: children growing up without the care of their mothers who are taking care of other people’s children. This sad situation has created also another […]

December 27, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Malaya, OFW concerns  13 Comments

Marami pa ang dapat abutin ng diwa ng Pasko

Dalawang insidente sa Muslim Mindanao ang nangyari noong Sabado na dagok na naman sa seguridad ng bansa at nagpaala-ala sa atin na marami sa atin ang hindi na aabot ng diwa ng Pasko. Una ay ang pagbomba sa simbahan sa loob ng kampo ng Philippine National Police sa Jolo at ang pangalawa ay ang pagtakas […]

December 26, 2010   Posted in: Abante, Peace and Order, Philippine National Police  6 Comments

Maligayang Pasko!

There are so many things to thank for this Christmas despite… you know what those are. Let’s celebrate the birth of our Creator, who makes all things possible. Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: General  22 Comments

Longest- held prisoner longs for freedom

Christmas is a time for coming home. And so it came as no surprise when most of the health workers belonging to the “Morong 43” were released on Dec. 10, Human Rights Day. Less than two weeks later, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a military officer charged with leading a coup against the government, was likewise […]

December 24, 2010   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights  15 Comments

A Christmas tribute to Trillanes

by Harry Roque I was ambivalent when I first saw Antonio Trillanes IV on television. But there he was, a very young man, taking a clear and unequivocal stand against evil in government. My ambivalence may have something to do with four years of brainwashing called law school. Like military cadets, we were brainwashed to […]

December 23, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Magdalo, Military  10 Comments

Trillanes finally free, thanks Pres. Aquino

Update:Trillanes vows support of Aquino’s anti corruption drive Sen. Antonio Trillanes reiterated today (Dec. 23) his support for President Aquino in his first visit to the Senate since he was elected senator in May 2007. In his first press conference at the Senate, Trillanes said his support for Aquino who granted him and more than […]

December 20, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Magdalo, Military  35 Comments

Foul, foul

These scoundrels really know timing. They unloaded their dirty tricks at the time when when the public was busy with Christmas shopping and parties while coping with issue overload — Amnesty proclamation for military rebels, release of Morong 43, boycott of Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies in exchange for the life of Filipino drug traffickers, and […]

December 20, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: House of Representatives, Military  42 Comments